Chester County

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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Owners of a Chester County egg farm are concerned about high temperatures and are keeping a close watch on their chickens.
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John McDevitt
July 17, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The extreme heat will have an impact on many Philadelphia-area businesses, some more than others. Owners of a Chester County egg farm are concerned and keeping a close watch on their chickens. The Highspire Hills Farm in Glenmoore, Chester County, houses 2,600...
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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan
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Jim Melwert
July 03, 2019 - 12:15 pm
UPDATED: 12:54 p.m. ___ WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In a surprising announcement Wednesday, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said he will not seek re-election in the fall. Tom Hogan has been with the Chester County DA’s office for 21 years, and was elected District Attorney in...
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Dan Wing
June 20, 2019 - 9:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway into possible child abuse and animal abuse at a Chester County home, where dozens of animals were found tortured or dead earlier this week. Pennsylvania State Police responded to the home on Street Road in Upper Oxford Township a little...
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Clayton Carter
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 14, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester County jury did not buy a West Goshen Township man’s claims that he shot and killed his next-door neighbor out of self-defense. The jury took about 10-hours to reach their verdict. Clayton Carter told police he shot his next-door neighbor, Brooks Jennings,...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
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Jim Melwert
June 13, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of a Chester County man who shot and killed his neighbor in 2017 is now in the hands of a jury. The shooter claims it was self-defense, but prosecutors call it an execution. Prosecutors say Clayton Carter hid a gun in his sweatshirt pocket with the intent of...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
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Jim Melwert
June 12, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony has wrapped in the case against the Chester County man accused of killing his next-door neighbor back in 2017. Clayton Carter said he shot his neighbor, George “Brooks” Jennings, in the early morning hours of Aug. 8 because he saw Jennings pull a knife. The...
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Fire at the ReNew Glenmoore apartments in Chester County sends 75 people out of their homes in the middle of the night.
Amanda Ohlstein
Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2019 - 8:06 am
GLENMOORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Fire officials in Chester County are investigating the cause of an apartment building fire that forced 75 people out of their homes in the middle of the night. Flames broke out at one of the buildings at the ReNew Glenmoore Apartments, by Route 100 near Ludwig’s...
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Election Day
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Jim Melwert
May 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An incumbent on the Chester County Board of Commissioners has been voted out, while the brother of a Montgomery County commissioner failed to make the fall ballot. Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone lost her primary race to Josh Maxwell and Marian Moskowitz...
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