Chester County

Rick Loughery
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Jim Melwert
January 29, 2019 - 3:49 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It may not have the cachet of a presidential or congressional election year, but two new party leaders in suburban Philadelphia counties are hoping they can stem the “blue wave” in 2019’s local elections to keep counties under Republican control. Tom McGarrigle...
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Ian Bush
January 24, 2019 - 10:45 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The troubled Mariner East 1 pipeline has been completely shut down across Pennsylvania. The Public Utility Commission says that's been the case since Monday, a day after a sinkhole exposed a portion of the pipeline in West Whiteland. Until Thursday, officials...
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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan
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Mark Abrams
January 23, 2019 - 4:22 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan says a task force of officers from police departments, working with county detectives, helped take down 77 dealers who were selling heroin and opioids - some of which caused deaths - during the past two months in an...
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Courtesy of Del-Chesco United for Pipeline Safety
Ian Bush
January 22, 2019 - 2:14 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Weeks after opening a criminal investigation into the Mariner East pipeline in Chester County, the district attorney is making new accusations against Sunoco and the armed security force it's using. Armed state constables patrolling the area of the latest...
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Kelly Hudson's home security system captured blurry surveillance footage of the suspect.
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Dan Wing
January 16, 2019 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tredyffrin Township Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the person or people responsible for slashing dozens of tires earlier this month. During the overnight hours of Jan. 1, tires on nearly 50 vehicles were slashed in the panhandle...
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Commissioners Kathi Cozzone, Chairwoman Michelle Kichline, Terence Farrell (L-R).
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Ian Bush
January 15, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pharmaceutical companies in Chester County are among the targets of a federal civil lawsuit announced Tuesday by the county board of commissioners. Too many moms are dealing with the kind of pain Beth Perz suffers. "I'm here because I have to fight this fight. My...
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An innovative way to play video games comes to Chester County.
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Justin Udo
January 06, 2019 - 11:47 am
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An innovative way to play video games comes to Chester County. While out with his wife in West Chester, Kevin Mash noticed lots of kids hanging out and just looking to socialize. That made him realize there was a need for social activities throughout the...
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Kelly Hudson's home security system captured blurry surveillance footage of the suspect.
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Mike Dougherty
January 02, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say tires on at least 48 cars were slashed in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, on the morning of New Year's Day — at least 132 tires in total. Kelly Hudson's kids were visiting from college for the holidays, so her family had five cars in the driveway of...
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Pipeline construction
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Jim Melwert
December 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Chester County District Attorney’s office has announced a criminal investigation into the controversial Mariner East pipeline. “We have seen some things that have happened here in Chester County that have drawn our specific attention for law enforcement," Chester...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is handing out anti-opioid-overdose medication across the state Thursday, including at more than a dozen locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The kits include two doses of Narcan (the common brand name of naloxone), which can...
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