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Delaware County Pa.

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Couple Charged In April Hit-Run That Injured Teen in Ridley Park

Police say McCrea was behind the wheel of the truck that struck 18-year-old Christopher Brooks on Chester Pike. Her boyfriend is charged with disposing of the truck that hit the bicyclist.

07/09/2014

(Officers place a wreath inside the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial, in Rose Creek Park in Upper Providence Township.   Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delaware County Officials Honor Fallen Heroes, Including Policeman Who Died Last November

“Edward Wehe III,” an announcer intoned, “Delaware County Courthouse and park police department, November 5, 2013.” Then, a bell pealed.

05/07/2014

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Delco Officials Create Video Messages Urging Child Abuse Awareness

County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle (in video at left) says child welfare officials there investigated more than 2,000 cases of abuse in 2012.

04/02/2014

(Paul Hochschwender, following his arrest.  File photo from CBS-3)

More Girls Accuse Former 2nd-Grade Teacher of Sex Abuse in Delco

The criminal case against Paul Hochschwender continues to grow as prosecutors file additional sexual assault charges.

04/01/2014

(Fellow county officials watch as councilman Dave White demonstrates how a bottle of pills can be dropped in the secure box.   Photo provided)

Delaware County Offering Drop Boxes For Disposal of Unwanted Rx Drugs

Boxes have been set up at nine police departments and in the lobby of the Government Center in Media. The process is intended to be anonymous.

10/08/2013

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Delaware County Offers Residents a Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

For the fifth year, free flu shot were administered at the Tinicum Township firehouse, in Essington.

10/04/2013

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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

(A prototype of the panic buttons being installed in Delaware County schools.  File photo by David Madden)

Delaware County, Pa. To Offer ‘Panic Buttons’ To Every School

Delaware County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle says selected staffers will be instructed in the use of the button, which will be hooked up via a dedicated phone line directly to a 911 operator.

06/21/2013

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Delco Theater Program Awarding Scholarships To Foster Kids In Memory Of Past Participant

The program is called “T’s Kids” named after Terrance Calvert of Drexel Hill, who spent much of his life in foster homes until he was adopted.

06/09/2013

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Home Rentals Expected To Pickup In Delco With U.S. Open Coming This Summer

The U.S. Open comes to Merion Golf Club in Delaware County in June, and many homeowners who live near the course are offering their houses for rent.

04/08/2013

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SPCA Removes Dozens Of Dogs From Del. County Home

The SPCA raided a home in Marcus Hook, Delaware County Friday night, rescuing dozens of dogs from an animal rescue that authorities say was run by a hoarder.

02/22/2013

(2010 Miller photo courtesy Delaware County News Network.  2005 Hogeland photo courtesy Bucks County Courier Times.)

Two Retired Judges Plead Guilty in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Probe

Warren Hogeland was a senior judge in Bucks County, and Ken Miller was a senior judge in Delaware County, but each would pitch in and help in Philadelphia Traffic Court when asked.

02/12/2013

(Darren Laws, left, and Isam Keith Smith at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Gamechangers: ‘The Mission’

Three years ago, Darren Laws (left) started The Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving young people in Chester, Pa.

02/12/2013

(In the movie "Beetlejuice," Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis play a deceased couple trying to haunt a house.  Image: Warner Bros.)

Pa. Court Affirms: No Need To Disclose If House For Sale Was a Crime Scene

The buyer found out that a murder-suicide had taken place in the house a year earlier, so she sued the sellers for not telling her.

01/04/2013

(A control tower at PHL. File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Delco Official Critical of Philadelphia’s Revised Airport Expansion Plan

Pennsylvania state representative Nick Miccarelli of Delaware County doesn’t care for the new plan, since smaller freight carriers like Fedex would end up closer to the affected neighborhood.

12/18/2012

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