Chester County Pa.

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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

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

Chester County Judge Tosses Son’s Murder Charge in Death of Elderly Father

A judge in Chester County has dismissed charges of third-degree murder, theft, and receiving stolen property against Edward O’Brien III, but a trial was ordered on other charges.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Workers refuel a generator being used to temporarily power traffic lights in Montgomery County, Pa. after Hurricane Sandy.   Credit: Michelle Durham)

Chester County, Pa. Gets Federal Funding For Emergency Generators

Getting around in the snow and ice is tricky enough, but when the traffic lights are out, the danger level rises, county officials note.

09/15/2014

(US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, in file photo by Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Feds Announce $100M Effort To Ease Effects Of Next Sandy-like Storm

Protecting the Jersey shore from the next superstorm is one goal of a $100-million grant program announced today by Sally Jewell, secretrary of the US Department of the Interior.

06/16/2014

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Chester County Worker Charged With Pocketing Some Tax Revenues

Sean Patterson, 27, is charged with pocketing more than $5,000 over the past year and a half by skimming cash from tax payments and manipulating computer records to cover it up.

05/14/2014

(A pedestrian struggles through the snow in Chester County on February 13, 2014.  Credit: CBS3)

Chester County Looking For Businesses That Need Recovery Aid From Ice Storm

County officials are now urging businesses to apply for federal assistance through the county web site.

02/25/2014

(A fallen tree lays across a road and power lines in Chester County, Pa.   Photo by KYW's David Madden)

Chester County Residents Without Power Persevere For Third Day

Everywhere you look, tree branches and fallen limbs litter the roadsides.

02/07/2014

(A sign on the door of a Red Cross shelter set up at Lionville Middle School indicates that pets are not allowed at that location.  Photo by David Madden)

Some Residents Without Power Spend Night At Red Cross Shelters

More than a hundred people spent the night at the Lionville Middle School before a larger shelter opened at West Chester University.

02/06/2014

(Rep. Jim Gerlach, .  Credit: CBS-3)

Montco GOP Head Hopeful a ‘Good Candidate’ Will Emerge to Succeed Rep. Gerlach

Congressman Jim Gerlach’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to a seventh two-year term in the US House is expected to set off a mad scramble for his seat.

01/07/2014

Deadly Chesco Shooting Resulted From Domestic Dispute, Authorities Say

The incident comes as Chester County rolls out a new tool to help law enforcement identify domestic situations that are likely to turn deadly.

11/04/2013

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Chester County Man Gets Fine, Home Confinement For Shooting Neighbor’s Dogs

Gabriel Pilotti of West Vincent Township argued that he was justified in turning his shotgun on the two Bernese Mountain dogs because he thought they were after his sheep.

10/28/2013

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Heavy Storms Wreak Havoc Throughout Region

There were a lot of close calls throughout the day as the storms moved through quickly and with little warning.

06/24/2013

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Gas Leak Causes Problems In Malvern

A gas leak in Malvern, Chester County Saturday has forced some evacuations and caused several road closures, according to authorities.

06/22/2013

Chester County Man Collects And Sells Items From Murders On Internet

“Murderabilia” is where people collect items from murders and then sell them on line, which is exactly what Paul Duffy is doing.

05/27/2013

(An AR-15 rifle, similar to one of the firearms raffled off by the Chester County Deputy Sheriff's Association.  File photo)

West Chester Mayor Lets Assault Rifle Raffle in Chester County Move Forward

The raffle was organized by the Chester County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, and the proceeds will help pay for programs in the department’s dog units.

04/30/2013

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