Chester County

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Pre-Teen Boy Drowns Accidentally in French Creek

Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.

07/02/2015

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Weather: EF-1 Tornado Confirmed In Chester County

Around 2:11pm, an EF-1 tornado packing winds of up to 95 mph briefly dropped down in Honey Brook, PA.

07/01/2015

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National Weather Service Confirms Tornado In Chester County

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has confirmed a tornado near Honey Brook in Chester County on Tuesday.

07/01/2015

Septa deputy GM  Jeffrey Knueppel explains positive train control to (L-R),  Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep.  Pat Meehan, and Rep. Ryan Costello.  Photo by Jim Melwert

SEPTA Shows Off Its ‘Postive Control’ Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline Nears

Today, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.

07/01/2015

Storm damage after Tuesday's weather. (Credit: David Spunt)

National Weather Service To Investigate Possible Tornado Activity

Numerous videos of what witnesses believe to be a tornado were posted to Youtube and social media accounts, but an official determination can only be made by NWS and that won’t happen until later in the day.

07/01/2015

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Thousands Still Without Power Following Tuesday’s Storms

About 137, 000 people are still without power following Tuesday night’s powerful storms.

06/25/2015

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Local Power Outages Could Last Into The Weekend

Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.

06/25/2015

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Five Leaders Honored At KYW Newsradio’s Annual Women’s Achievement Awards

Patricia DeCarlo, the executive director of the Norris Square Community Alliance in North Philadelphia, was one of the honorees who was recognized during Tuesday night’s 6th annual award ceremony.

06/24/2015

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Community Cancellations: Wednesday, June 24

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

06/24/2015

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Downed Trees And Storm Damage Impacting Roads Wednesday Morning

In addition to power outages and problems hitting mass transit on PATCO and SEPTA Wednesday morning, several area roads have been affected by the storms that hit the region on Tuesday.

06/24/2015

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Delaware County Neighborhood Ripped Apart By Storm

The storm Tuesday night only took a few seconds to destroy most of a Delaware County neighborhood.

06/23/2015

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Severe Weather Forces Hundreds Of Thousands To Lose Power In The Region

Severe weather is causing hundreds of thousands of residents to lose power in the region Tuesday evening.

06/23/2015

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Grandparents, Grandkids Move Into West Chester Dorms For Bonding Experience

It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”

06/22/2015

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Award-Winning Chesco Safety Program Focuses On Distracted Walking

A program in Chester County aimed – in part – at cracking down on distracted walking wins PennDOT’s highway safety award.

06/21/2015

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Weather: Heavy Rain Expected This Weekend

Heavy rain is expected this weekend as remnants from Tropical Storm Bill spin eastward into the Delaware Valley. A Flood Watch is in effect for our entire region Saturday evening through Sunday because of the threat of downpours and flooding.

06/19/2015