Chester County Pa.
When parents Boyd and Nelda took ill years ago, their son, Boyd Jr., was granted power of attorney and, through various means, skimmed more than half a million dollars from their bank accounts.
Law enforcement authorities in Chester County, Pa. say they’ve taken more than two dozen people off the streets of Coatesville in a summer-long crime sweep designed to make that community safer.
Tredyffrin Township police credit good old-fashioned detective work during an extensive six-month investigation that led to the suspects.
Teachers, police officers, and just plain folk were among those comparing notes on, as organizers called it, “Planning For a Safer Chester County.”
West Whiteland police say 16-year-old Brandon Eckert was last seen at a group home around 5:30am Tuesday morning.
The founder of the company that grew into Herr Foods has died.
So far there are two cases against Kenneth Staiger, and a third is being investigated.
Valley Forge Elementary School has had two confirmed cases of pertussis, and that is enough to constitute an “outbreak,” according to Betsy Walls, bureau director for personal health services at the Chester County Health Department.
President Obama says he’s very impressed with the high-tech work from young people like Benjamin Hylak of West Grove, Pa.
Dave Schrader, spokesman for the local Red Cross, says the organization has responded to a handful of calls within the past month — the most recent one when carbon monoxide fumes chased a family from their home on Wednesday night in Coatesville.
Neville Bardos survived a Chester County barn fire last year that killed six of his stablemates.
Al Mollica, interim CEO of the local Boys and Girls Clubs, says the money will be used to help needy kids learn about robotics and other technology, and gain skills in the digital arts including web design.
In the early hours of November 10th, Phoenixville police says someone threw chunks of cement through the plate glass windows of four businesses in the Acme shopping center on Starr Road.
Most boaters have packed up for the season. But some of the most dedicated are now underway, heading to warmer climates.
Even though it’s one of the fastest growing counties in the state, Chester County is still without a facility to train first-responders.