Chester County

Jose Uriel Arreola-Ortiz
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Officials say a recent drug bust in Chester County shows the current trend in street drugs, as Mexican cartels continue to funnel in deadly fentanyl and begin to push cheap and pure crystal meth. Read more here.
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Courtesy of the Chester County Commissioners
Hadas Kuznits
August 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
Over 100 purple pinwheels were used this week to commemorate the lives of Chester County residents lost to overdoses for International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
August 30, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Clayton Carter of Chester County was convicted of killing his next-door neighbor in August 2017, and is on his way to state prison for the rest of his life.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
August 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf made a quick stop in Chester County Thursday to talk to some concerned residents about the Mariner East pipelines. County Commissioner Michelle Kichline said it was a quick visit from the governor, but he did take a few minutes to talk to the...
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Joseph McLoone
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 21, 2019 - 3:22 pm
DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A priest in Chester County is charged with stealing from his Downingtown parish. Prosecutors say 56-year-old Joseph McLoone stole $98,405 from St. Joseph Parish, nearly $40,000 of which came from the All Souls collection — money donated by parishioners in memory...
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30-year-old David Strowhouer from Woodside Lane in Newtown Square
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
John McDevitt
August 15, 2019 - 5:47 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsrasio) — A 30-year-old Chester County man pleads guilty to third-degree murder for killing a woman while driving drunk and high in February. Wearing a dark prison jumpsuit, David Strowhouer of Newtown Square pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and related charges for...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 15, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver has been convicted in Chester County court of raping a passenger he picked up at Valley Forge Casino in February 2018. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, showed no emotion as the verdict was read, guilty on all counts including rape of an unconscious person, and...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 14, 2019 - 8:33 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver, accused of raping a 21-year-old he had picked up at the Valley Forge Casino after she passed out in his car, took the stand in his own defense to say the contact was consensual. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, is charged with rape of an unconscious person...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 13, 2019 - 2:11 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Malvern woman who says she was raped by an Uber driver after she was picked up at the Valley Forge Casino in February 2018 told her story in Chester County court on Tuesday. The driver, 27-year-old Ahmed Elgaafary from Lansdale, is charged with rape of an...
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Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Pennsylvania constables have been arrested for working as private security guards on the Mariner East pipelines, where authorities say they illegally used their elected positions for personal profit. Michael Robel, 58, of Shamokin, and Kareem Johnson, 47,...
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