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Chester County

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Weather: Tracking Hurricane Arthur And Your 4th Of July Forecast

As Arthur spins by our coastline Friday morning, the emphasis of heavy rain will be in NJ and DE. Gradual improvement will occur Friday afternoon as Arthur pulls away and sunshine will return from west to east.

07/03/2014

Traffic lights and power outages along Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilmington, Delaware. (credit: Natasha Brown/CBS3)

Strong Storms Leave Path Of Damage, Power Outages Across Region

Because of the severe weather, PECO reports that about 155,000 of its customers were without power Thursday night.

07/03/2014

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PECO: 1,300 Customers Still Without Power In Our Area

PECO is reporting that around 1,300 customers in our area are still without power as of early Thursday morning.

07/03/2014

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A Wild Week Of Weather

The CBS3 weather team counted over 10,000 lightning strikes since 6pm as storms were still raging furiously over New Jersey. Numerous house fires were sparked by lightning strikes across the region.

07/02/2014

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Weather: Tracking Dangerous Heat, Storms, And Tropic Trouble

July is off to a busy start here in the weather department and there’s lots to talk about – heat, humidity, a slowing front, gusty storms, heavy rain, rough surf, rip currents, and let’s throw a HURRICANE into the mix for good measure! And this is all within the next three days!

07/02/2014

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Phila. Archdiocese Selling 7 Nursing Homes and Senior Facilities

It’s a significant development that would net the financially troubled church in Philadelphia some $95 million.

07/01/2014

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Weather: Temperatures Soar Into The 90’s With Heat Index Values Reaching The Triple Digits

July starts off with a bang across the Delaware Valley as temperatures soar into the 90’s with heat index values reaching the triple digits – and as if the excessive heat and humidity weren’t enough, we may have to deal with tropical trouble by the end of the week as potential Tropical Storm Arthur moves up the East Coast.

06/30/2014

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3 Injured In Fiery Car Crash In Kennett Square

The happened around 5:30 a.m. near the Wawa store along Cypress Street.

06/29/2014

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Philabundance Reaches Out To Green Thumbs To Help Feed The Hungry

Philabundance is asking home gardners to donate any excess fruit and vegetables from their harvest.

06/28/2014

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Presidential Board Begins Hearing Septa Regional Rails’ Labor Dispute

After four years of stalled contract negotiations, the clock is ticking again, but the next inflection point may be a month from now.

06/23/2014

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Hello Summer!

Summer arrives tomorrow morning at 6:51am EDT. This is the moment when the sun shines directly on the Tropic of Cancer or the imaginary latitude line 23° 26′ north of the Equator.

06/20/2014

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A Fabulous Friday!

Showers have now cleared the region and cooler, less humid air is arriving. We’ll enjoy a fabulous Friday with highs in the low to mid 80’s and lower humidity.

06/19/2014

Suspect Anton Fomin. (credit: Chester County District Attorney's Office)

More Child Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Chesco Piano Teacher

After last week’s media exposure, three more alleged victims came forward and told police that, while they were Anton Fomin’s students, he showed them pictures of nude children and adults.

06/19/2014

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Streak Of 90s Will End As Cold Front Brings Cooler Temperatures

Showers and thunderstorms will approach from the west overnight and arrive by dawn on Thursday and the streak of 90s will end tomorrow as a cold front brings cooler temperatures.

06/18/2014

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Injured Man Rescued From Quarry In Warwick Township

The incident was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. on the 3400 block of Saint Peters Road in Warwick Township.

06/17/2014