The incident comes as Chester County rolls out a new tool to help law enforcement identify domestic situations that are likely to turn deadly.
Police say an officer was shot late Saturday night in Coatsville, Chester County.
Gerald Pawling, 42, who worked for seventeen years on the Coatesville police force, is accused of stealing $46,000 from the PBA.
Officials say a former prison guard charged with sexually abusing two girls is now facing charges involving five more juveniles.
Coatesville has tried and failed several times over the years to revitalize itself and its latest idea revolves around the town’s Amtrak station.
Police say that during the early morning hours of July 6, 2008, 24-year-old Carnell Parker and 21-year-old Shontae Peterson were gunned down inside a house in the 200 block of Charles Street.
Solebury Township police chief Dominick Bellizzie warns that residents should not attempt to feed it or get near it — just call police.
Authorities say 60-year-old Leroy Mitchell was originally arrested May 31st for sexually assaulting a girl when she was nine years old. Now, charges have been filed in connection with a second alleged victim.
Pennsylvania recently reauthorized the use of grand juries to indict criminal defendants in certain circumstances, instead of going the traditional route of a preliminary hearing.
Humberto Cervantes, 34, of Coatesville, is charged with felony rape and related crimes after the girl and her parents went to Bensalem police late in 2012.
“Mr. Laufer should have gotten the position in the first place, and we wouldn’t have had to have gone through all this,” says Coatesville councilman Jarrell Brazzle.
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.
Some two thousand Philadelphia-area parishoners will have to change to another church, come July 1st.
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.
Even though it’s one of the fastest growing counties in the state, Chester County is still without a facility to train first-responders.