County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle (in video at left) says child welfare officials there investigated more than 2,000 cases of abuse in 2012.
The criminal case against Paul Hochschwender continues to grow as prosecutors file additional sexual assault charges.
A district attorney has charged a Philadelphia woman with swindling $44,000 from a man believed to be her sweetheart.
It’s clinical name is fentanyl. About 50-100 more potent than morphine, it’s prescribed for patients with cancer-related pain.
Charges have been filed against second-grade teacher Paul Hochschwender.
District attorney jack Whelan and the Delaware County Council want officers in their jurisdiction to be able to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug which can reverse a heroin, oxycontin, or other opiate overdose.
Jonathan Vanderhorst, 45, of Lansdowne, is now behind bars in connection with the January 12th crash on Baltimore Pike that killed 18-year-old Dante DeSimone.
James Bryan resigned from the Collingdale Council last October amid word that he was the focus of an ongoing investigation.
A Homeland Security grant of nearly $200,000 is paying for the emergency buttons that, when activated in the event of a threatening person, will send an alert directly to the 911 center.
Delaware County officials say “Operation My Block” has taken the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue out of the hands of two drug-dealing gangs, where neighbors had complained of drug sales and random gunfire.
Most of the focus in society is on urban crime, but problems continue to escalate in the suburbs.
Authorities in Delaware County have filed charges against a South Jersey man who allegedly offered himself up as an attorney but wasn’t licensed to practice.
Authorities say the prescription painkiller fentanyl is being converted into a street drug and marketed to heroin users.
Dr. Lenwood Wert is accused of having taken cash only for visits (at $100 a pop), seen patients for only a few seconds, and handed out prescriptions for popular narcotics virtually on request.
“I want people to know all across Philadelphia: you carry, you do two,” said Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams.