Chester County

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Mosquito Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Chester County

The positive test was in the Phoenixville area, part of a regular surveillance program that’s been in place for years, where traps are set to collect mosquitoes to scan for West Nile Virus. Richard Johnson with the Chester County Health Department says the positive test is not reason for alarm, but is reason for further testing.

06/19/2015

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Up To Nearly 700 Years In Prison For Pa. Man In ‘Horrific’ Child Sex Abuse Case

A Chester County prosecutor Wednesday said Warren Earl Yerger Sr. “perpetrated one of the most egregious and horrific cases” of abuse the county had seen.

06/18/2015

Regional Rangers Mike Trzaska (left) and Jay Erb (right) are two of eleven rangers that regularly patrol the length of the Chester Valley Trail.  They cooperate with local police to keep the trail safe and to educate trail users on sharing space on the trail. (Photo provided)

Chester County To Post Speed Limit Markers On Some Of Its Trails

Chester County is posting speed limit markers in parks and on trails as a reminder to cyclists to slow it down.

06/18/2015

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One Dead In Fiery Crash In West Goshen Township

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday along Route 322 at Penn Drive.

06/16/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene in West Chester, Chester County on June 15, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire In West Chester

The fire was reported Monday night at the unit block of North Church Street.

06/15/2015

(Norristown schools superintendent Janet Samuels, outside the Montgomery County Courthouse, calls for a fair statewide education funding formula.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Advocates Demonstrate Locally For Better Education Funding Across Pennsylvania

Advocates for better state funding for education in Pennsylvania took their cause to the steps of the courthouses today in Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties.

06/11/2015

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SEPTA Says It Is Ahead Of The Train Overspeed Controversy

In the wake of last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.

06/09/2015

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Weather Blog: Yesterday’s Storms Moved On, But We’re In For A Mixed-Bag Sort Of Day

It will be a warm day, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

06/09/2015

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Weather: Region Will Endure Chance For More Showers, Thunderstorms On Tuesday

After a wild afternoon of weather, heavy rain will continue overnight and the region will endure the chance for more showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday as a cold front exits the region. Any storms on Tuesday may also contain gusty winds and downpours but the threat severe weather will be greatly reduced.

06/08/2015

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Crews Battle Third Fire In Past Few Days On Chester Street

The fire was reported Tuesday night at the 400 block of Bickley Place.

06/02/2015

Joy fist-bumps Alex with her new hand. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Giving Children a Hand is a School Project – And Then Some – For Chester County Students

Westtown seniors Casey Dech, Alex Nunes, and Xan Lorimer — under the guidance of faculty advisor Steve Compton — created a mechanically-activated hand for Joy, printed using the 3-D facility at Nemours DuPont Pediatrics.

05/27/2015

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West Chester Family Sues Ikea After Toddler Crushed By Toppled Dresser

Curren Collas was killed last February in his West Chester home when a 136-pound, six-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over on him.

05/26/2015

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Chester County Service Dog Group Holding Picnic To Celebrate 25 Years

A Chester County service dog group is holding a picnic later this month to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.

05/24/2015

(Mayor Nutter greets Saint-Gobain CEO John Crowe, left, on terrace of Musuem of Art during a press conference about an upcoming exhibit on Eakins Oval, behind them.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A Company Celebrates 350 Years of Manufacturing With Philadelphia Exhibition

Saint-Gobain has its North American headquarters in Valley Forge, soon to relocate in Malvern.

05/21/2015

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TRAFFIC: Truck Fire Causing Problems On Pa. Turnpike WB Near Downingtown

All lanes of the westbound Pa. Turnpike near mile marker 316 approaching Downingtown are blocked due to a truck fire.

05/21/2015