Officials promise a complete investigation of Wednesday night’s death of a Chester man, run over by police as he fled from them on a bike.
As part of Victims Rights Week, Delaware County officials today honored two organizations that work, quietly, on behalf of crime victims.
Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says Dr. Steven Friedman of Newtown Square and his receptionist, Margaret McGowan, were arrested after a five-month investigation.
Arthur Bomar, convicted in the 1996 murder of college soccer star Aimee Willard, has lost his second state appeal to get off Pennsylvania death row.
“We have 400 patrol vehicles,” said Delco DA Jack Whelan. “Each will have one of these kits in their glove compartment.”
Delaware County district attorney Jack Whelan says the investigation revealed that two women and three men performed sex acts in front of the children, and shot at them with BB guns as discipline.
County district attorney Jack Whelan says these deadly illnesses weren’t on the radar when county officials began planning this year’s summit.
The event took an in-depth look at many of the challenges school-age teens face.
Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says it was a good thing Silverman was armed, apparently against hospital policy, because Plotts had 39 spare bullets on him.
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.
Rover is now riding in the back of a Land Rover — a $60,000, high-end vehicle — thanks to a local auto dealership.
“Edward Wehe III,” an announcer intoned, “Delaware County Courthouse and park police department, November 5, 2013.” Then, a bell pealed.
Chester’s murder rate, proportionate to population, now exceeds that of Philadelphia, and is about double what it was last year.
Sources suggest the investigation stems from discovery of a missing scope from a rifle, which somehow reappeared in the room.
County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle (in video at left) says child welfare officials there investigated more than 2,000 cases of abuse in 2012.