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With Storm In A Lull, Chester County Residents Encouraged To Shovel Out Hydrants And Storm Drains

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – The storm has temporarily stopped, and residents in one Philadelphia area county are being urged to shovel out hydrants and storm drains. Chester County officials are encouraging anyone out shoveling […]

02/13/2014

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Chester County Medics, Firefighters Preparing To Protect Residents During Winter Storm

Firefighters and medics in Chester County, hardest hit by last week’s storm, are busy preparing for the next winter onslaught.

02/12/2014

Devon, Pa. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

PECO Crews Scrambling To Restore All Power Before Next Storm Arrives

PECO is hoping to have all power restored by the end of Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, a little under 2,000 remained without power.

02/11/2014

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PECO Makes Progress In Restoring Power After Last Week’s Ice Storm

Now, attention is shifting to our next winter storm.

02/10/2014

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Power Restored For Many While Others Remain In The Dark

Tens of thousands of PECO customers were happy and warm Saturday night, but, there’s still many more people throughout the area who are still in the dark.

02/08/2014

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Officials Remind Chester County Residents About Shelter, Resources Available While Power Outages Persist

Emergency management crews in Chester County are encouraging folks without power to keep themselves safe while power outages persist.

02/07/2014

Suspect James Hutchinson. (credit: West Goshen Township Police Department)

Cops: Man Tried To Steal Generator Powering Traffic Signal In Chester County

Good idea: Using a generator to power a traffic signal in a town left powerless by the ice storm. Bad idea: Trying to steal that generator and attempting to cover up the crime.

02/07/2014

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“Angels In Orange” Help Clear Storm Ravaged Streets In Chester County

The “Angels” named for their bright orange safety attire, are actually State Gamelands Maintenance Supervisors, specially trained using chainsaws to help clear state game preserves.

02/06/2014

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Health: Carbon Monoxide Cases Rise In Our Area In Wake Of Storm

An undetected threat is growing in our area. With widespread power outages, the number of carbon monoxide cases is growing.

02/06/2014

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Gov. Corbett Tours Storm-ravaged Montgomery County

PECO crews are working to restore power to thousands in the area, including in Montgomery County.

02/06/2014

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Stores Open In Philadelphia Area Counties Hard-Hit By Storm

Here’s a list of stores in several hard-hit areas that are open.

02/06/2014

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Chester County Hospitals See Dozens Of Patients With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chester County Emergency Management says so far they have 25 cases, including the seven mentioned above, of carbon monoxide poisoning.

02/06/2014

Thousands Across Chester County Remain In The Dark After Ice Storm

With no place else to go, families with no heat and no power are finding shelter here at the Lionville Middle School in Exton.

02/05/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Local Woman Speaks Out About Her Horror On The Highway

One moment she was driving to work in the busy eastbound lanes of Route 422, the next she was spinning out of control, after a pick-up truck struck her car three times then took off.

01/31/2014

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Police In Chester County Searching For Missing Man

Police say Dedin is from Venezuela and communicates primarily in Spanish, but he does know some English and Italian. Dedin is also mentally retarded and suffers from mood disorders and seizures.

01/22/2014

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