Chester County

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Weather: A Stellar Weekend

At the shore this weekend we expect partly sunny skies on Saturday with a high in the mid 60s. Sunday looks better with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s with light wind.

05/01/2015

Fire in Chester County on April 30, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Classic Car Garage In Chester County

Officials say a fire completely destroyed an auto body shop in East Coventry early Thursday morning.

04/30/2015

Suspect Edward O'Brien III. (credit: Chester County District Attorney's Office)

West Whiteland Man Charged With Murder For Neglecting Elderly Father

Sixty-one-year-old Edward O’Brien III is facing murder charges in the 2013 death of his father. Investigators allege he let the 92-year-old veteran of World-War II die from neglect.

04/29/2015

MACS inventor Tom Brathwaite pulls a bucket of about 50 pounds of molten lead from his machine.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Sheriff Incinerates, Recycles Half-Ton of Old Ammuntion

Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono says the ammo had been collected throughout the year in Montgomery and Chester counties.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Weather: Sunshine Returns Tuesday

Today stayed cool and cloudy but the showers mainly missed us to the west, so at least we didn’t need to break out the rain gear. The next four days will be evenly divided between lovely and… not so lovely.

04/27/2015

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Chester County Prison Guard Charged With Smuggling Drugs To Inmates

Douglas Keck, 45, has been fired, and has turned himself in to authorities. The DA says four inmates and three others on the outside were involved.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Ten Thousand Volunteers Sought To Pitch In During Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia

It’s official: the World Meeting of Families organization is now recruiting thousands of volunteers to help with events surrounding the pope’s visit and a big family conference in Philadelphia at the end of September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

(Nicole and Mady Wiley, with some donated goods.  Photo provided)

A Chester County Mother and Daughter, Energizing Tons of Food Donations

“It was my daughter’s idea to come up with a food drive,” recalls Nicole Wiley.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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WEATHER: Last April Weekend 2015

Temperatures today get close to 60 degrees and that is close to 8 degrees below normal. The sun gets to duke it out with some clouds but generally the day stays dry.

04/25/2015

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Weather: Freeze Warnings And Frost Advisories Posted For Second Night In A Row Across The Delaware Valley

Temperatures will plummet to near record lows again and you’ll definitely need the jacket as you step out tonight or early Saturday morning.

04/24/2015

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Weather: A Spring Freeze Ahead

A spring freeze is ahead for our region over the next few days.

04/23/2015

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Quick Moving Storms Leave Path Of Damage Across The Delaware Valley

The storms came in fast and furious. Strong winds with gusts up to 70 mph in some places from New Jersey to Delaware and Chester counties uprooted trees, causing branches to fall and downing power lines.

04/22/2015

File photo: A college student fills out a form during a voter registration drive. (Credit: John Moore/ Getty Images)

Registration Deadline For May 19th Pa. Primary, Including Phila. Mayoral and Council Races

Links to registration form is here. You can drop completed form at City Hall Room 142 until 5pm, or at 520 North Delaware Avenue until 12 midnight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

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Road Project To Add Big Delays To Already Congested Area Along Montco, Chesco Border

Road work on a bridge will close Valley Forge Road in Phoenixville beginning next week until at least this fall.

04/17/2015

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Chester County Dentist And His Wife Facing Narcotics Charges

Police say Doctor Chad Gretzula illegally prescribed drugs for his wife, Rebecca, and members of his staff.

04/15/2015