Chester County

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Pennsylvania's state corrections officers' union wants the prison system to stop all transfers of inmates as a preventative measure against the new coronavirus spreading between institutions. The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed four more deaths, bringing the statewide count to seven...
Read More
Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
Read More
Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 14, 2020 - 12:48 pm
In an unprecedented development, all federal civil and jury trials in Pennsylvania's Eastern District, as well as all sitting grand juries, have been suspended until further notice following a court order. Read more here.
Read More
School closings
KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
March 10, 2020 - 7:33 am
Dozens of schools across three Philadelphia-area counties are closed because of coronavirus concerns. Read more for the full list.
Read More
Airport.
skyNext/Getty Images
Pat Toddy
March 05, 2020 - 10:10 pm
Many Pennsylvania State University students who were studying abroad in Italy are back home. Read more here.
Read More
Pennsylvania state police.
Dan Majka/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
March 03, 2020 - 3:05 pm
A former Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been arrested in Chester County after a woman came forward alleging he molested her when she was a child. Read more here.
Read More
Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Jim Melwert
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf continues his tour of state-schools to push a new scholarship, his plan to raid a trust that’s funded by slots revenue has some people saying "hold your horses." Read more here.
Read More
STEM students
monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images
Jim Melwert
February 03, 2020 - 4:45 am
Chester County U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is trying to address the shortage of women in STEM careers — especially in engineering and math — with the new bipartisan Women in Stem Caucus. Read more here.
Read More
From left: Bob Curran, business manager of Better than Bacon; Lauren Henry, creative director of Better Than Bacon; Hallie Romanowski, executive director of Act In Faith; April Evans, assistant director of Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center.
Courtesy of Brett Heller
Molly Daly
January 27, 2020 - 5:00 am
For three years, Better Than Bacon Improv, a Chester County-based comedy troupe, has been donating part of the take from some of their shows to nonprofit groups in a program called Bacon Gives Back. Read more here.
Read More
Police are warning residents in Caln Township, Chester County to be alert after two pipe bombs were discovered a half a mile away from each other within two days.
Caln Township Police Department
Antionette Lee
January 22, 2020 - 9:14 pm
Police are warning residents in Caln Township, Chester County to be alert after two pipe bombs were discovered a half a mile away from each other within two days. Read more here.
Read More

Pages