Chester County

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.
Courtesy of Kelly Hudson
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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Philly's first snowfall, November 15, 2018
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
November 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT crews were out in force to battle the first major storm of the season. Before the snow began falling Thursday morning, crews and their trucks were already parked on the side of the roads in Chester County. When the first flakes began to fly, they rolled out...
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Mark Turner
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
November 14, 2018 - 1:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chester County authorities have charged a man with murder after they say he brutally beat his girlfriend to death earlier this month. Mark Turner, 53, remains in prison on first- and third-degree murder charges after prosecutors say he returned home from a night of...
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Kecia Lee took a photo of the sign. Committee members at the polling place responded to her question as to why it was there with shrugs and smirks.
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Kim Glovas
November 06, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A handwritten sign encouraging voters to cast ballots for the Republican candidates over Dems has been taken down at a Chester County polling place, but only after one voter drew attention to it. The sign at Sugartown Elementary School in Malvern read, "Easy Ballot"...
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25-year-old Ciara Robinson of Chester County facing Third Degree Murder, accused of throwing her five-year-old daughter down the basement steps on Halloween.
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 05, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PARKESBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester County woman accused of pushing her young daughter down a flight of stairs on Halloween has been charged with murder. Emergency crews were called to the home on Walnut Street in Parkesburg around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the criminal complaint,...
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Michael Flick has stepped down as principal of Great Valley High School.
Great Valley High School
Dan Wing
October 31, 2018 - 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The principal of a Chester County high school has resigned after being arrested on theft and drug possession charges. A letter sent to parents on Tuesday announced that Great Valley High School Principal Michael Flick had officially stepped down. Authorities...
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