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Downed tree on power lines in Chester County. (Credit: Pat Toddy/KYW)

Thousands Remain Without Power After Tuesday’s Storms

High winds from last night’s storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, and many outages remain this morning.

06/24/2015

(credit: David Spunt/CBS3)

Severe Weather Forces Hundreds Of Thousands To Lose Power In The Region

Severe weather is causing hundreds of thousands of residents to lose power in the region Tuesday evening.

06/23/2015

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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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Police In Chester County Arrest Man In Connection With 6 Burglaries

Joseph Calvin Phipps, 47, is the suspect in the crimes.

06/18/2015

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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

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

Defendant Bree DeStephano. (credit: CBS)

Chester County DA: ‘Afghan Girl’ Print, McCurry Works Stolen In Inside Job

Authorities say a print of the famous “Afghan Girl” photograph that once graced the cover of National Geographic is among dozens of items stolen from a suburban Philadelphia art gallery.

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

(photos provided by Leslie Hudson)

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

File photo. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Elderly Woman Killed In House Fire In Chester County

The fire broke out at 631 Water Street in Honey Brook around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

05/19/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene in Downingtown, Chester County on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS 3)

Crews Battle 2-Alarm Fire At Strip Mall In Downingtown

Officials say the fire was reported Tuesday at Wallace and Brandywine Avenues.

05/12/2015

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Person Drowns In Creek In Chester County

Police were called to a creek on Old Wilmington Road Tuesday morning by another swimmer who said the victim did not resurface after jumping off of a bridge.

05/12/2015

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Mobile Home Fire In Chester County That Killed 3 Women Accidental

Authorities say a fire in a mobile home that killed three women was accidentally sparked by smoking materials discarded outside during conditions ideal for the spread of fire.

05/05/2015

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Officials: 3 Dead In Chester County Fire

Authorities say three people are dead following a fire in Chester County.

05/04/2015

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