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Cops: Pa. Man Stole Backhoe, Drove Miles To Philadelphia

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he stole a $125,000 backhoe from a suburban construction site then drove it about 30 miles to a scrapyard in Philadelphia where he intended to sell it.

11/14/2013

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Police Searching For 3 Suspects Wanted For Takeover Robbery In Chester County

Police in the Phoenixville area are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a takeover robbery at a local bank.

11/12/2013

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Report: 6 Of 10 Best Cities In Pa. Are In Philadelphia Region

Real estate website Movoto compiled the list using six criteria: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, median income and home value.

11/07/2013

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Transformer Malfunction Leaves More Than 4,000 Without Power in Phoenixville

A PECO spokesperson says a transformer malfunction left more than 4,000 customers without power in Sellersville Wednesday night.

09/11/2013

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School Officials: No Halloween Celebrations In Phoenixville District This Year

Halloween is a little more than one week away, but students here at Schuylkill Elementary aren’t planning their classroom costumes.

10/22/2012

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Phoenixville Man Hired By GOP To Register Voters Fired For Fraud

The Rockingham County sheriff says 31-year-old Colin Small of Phoenixville, Pa., was charged Thursday with voter registration fraud after the voter registration forms were found in a Harrisonburg trash bin.

10/19/2012

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Local Teen Supports “Ride For Kids” From School

Hundreds of motorcyclists will rev up their engines Sunday morning for the 8th Annual “Philadelphia Ride for Kids.”

09/15/2012

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Four Potential Republican Candidates For Senate Speak At Phoenixville Forum

Four Republican candidates vying for the nomination to challenge Democrat Bob Casey’s re-election bid to the U.S. Senate barely disagreed with each other at a suburban Philadelphia forum.

02/03/2012

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3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Phoenixville Auto Parts Store

Authorities in Chester County are investigating the cause of a three-alarm fire that broke out at an auto parts store Sunday evening.

10/30/2011

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Local Man Who Climbed Mt. Everest To Speak In Phoenixville

The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville will offer an unusual program for armchair adventurers next Saturday, called “From Everest to Antarctica,” and it will feature Chester County’s own Everest explorer.

09/25/2011

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2 Arrested, Woman Sought In Phoenixville Murder, Robbery

Police have charged two people with killing a Guatemalan immigrant for his backpack in suburban Philadelphia.

09/21/2011

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Chester County Students Take Home Championship For Anti-Drug Announcement Contest

For the third time in four years, a local middle school has come out as a Pennsylvania state champion in an anti-drug announcement contest.

05/01/2011

WATER LEVELS

Water Levels Continue To Rise In Montgomery County

Flooding is expected along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers but also along the region’s moderately-sized creeks. In central Montgomery County, that means all eyes are on the Perkiomen and Skippack creeks.

03/10/2011

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Retired Pa. Teacher Charged With Raping 4 Children

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A retired teacher from southeastern Pennsylvania is behind bars charged with raping four children. Seventy-year-old William Rhoads was arrested at his Phoenixville home on Sunday. Police say they received a complaint on […]

09/20/2010

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Former Chesco Teacher Accused of Child Rape

A Chester County man is being held on $5 million bail, awaiting a preliminary hearing on charges he raped four boys, ranging in age from four to eleven-years-old. William Rhoads used to be a teacher at Villa Maria Academy in Immaculata.

09/20/2010