Chester

Fred Dohrmann.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
February 06, 2020 - 6:31 pm
Fred Dohrmann has spent the last 40 years coaching at Division III Widener University in Chester. For the last 39 years, he has served as the head coach of the women's softball team. Read more here.
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Jack Stollsteimer testifying at Senate.
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Jim Melwert
February 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Delaware County District Attorney's Office has a new unit focusing on environmental crimes. Read more here.
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Chester Police Department headquarters
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Mike Dougherty
January 31, 2020 - 8:50 am
A 14-year-old boy is in Chester police custody after they say shot and killed 79-year-old Robert Womack on Wednesday. Read more here.
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Call center phone and headset.
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Mark Abrams
December 15, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency has extended its lease for a call center in Chester for another year, but says it will close the doors in December 2020 and transfer operations to other centers. Read more here.
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Chester Children’s Chorus
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John McDevitt
December 10, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Nearly 40% of Chester residents live below the poverty line. But the Chester Children’s Chorus, now in its 25th year, gives underserved youth a voice and a chance to learn music in a safe, supportive environment. Read more here.
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Lonette Jackson
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Tim Jimenez
November 18, 2019 - 10:08 am
Chester Police say they’re looking for two men who stole an SUV with young kids in the backseat Sunday night. The boys are now safe, and the woman who may have saved their lives said she found the car outside her house.
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Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland is joined by U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain, FBI agent Michael Harpster, DEA agent Jonathan Wilson and others in announcing the arrest of 22 rival gang members in Chester, Pa.
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KYW Staff
October 30, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Nearly two-dozen members of rival gangs in Chester, Pa., were arrested early Monday and charged with drug trafficking and firearms offenses.
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A Pennsylvania State Police was involved in an apparent high-speed chase and shooting on I-95 that ended at the Highland Avenue ramp in Chester on Tuesday afternoon with an arrest.
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Mark Abrams
June 11, 2019 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for a probation violation is under arrest after leading state police on a chase near I-95 in Chester Tuesday afternoon. It all ended with the suspect being shot by a state trooper at the Highland Avenue ramp. In a statement, authorities say a state...
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Philadelphia Union
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Justin Udo
June 05, 2019 - 5:18 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — High school soccer is returning to the Chester Upland School District after a 30-year hiatus, thanks, in part, to a big kick-start from the Philadelphia Union. The team may be named after Philadelphia, but its stadium sits in the heart of Chester, Delaware...
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A Delaware County Magisterial District Judge has ordered a 20-year-old Brookhaven woman to face assault charges in a confrontation with Chester City police during a St. Patrick's Day celebration that turned into a drunken brawl.
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Steve Tawa
May 07, 2019 - 6:16 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County Magisterial District Judge has ordered a 20-year-old Brookhaven woman to face assault charges in a confrontation with Chester city police during a St. Patrick's Day celebration that turned into a drunken brawl. Chester Police Sgt. Daniel...
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