Chester County

Water Department crews unclogging the drains on Kelly Drive, which is closed between Midvale and Ferry Rd.
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Tim Jimenez
August 14, 2018 - 7:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties until 2:22 p.m. A flood warning is in effect for Delaware County until 1:54 p.m. Conditions have improved dramatically since Monday, but some street flooding led...
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunoco has been fined $148,000 for violations surrounding the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection assessed the penalty, saying Sunoco violated the Clean Streams Law and Dam Safety Encroachment Act. Counties affected were...
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Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 14, 2018 - 12:37 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester County man is accused of snatching a 4-year-old out her bedroom in the middle of the night and sexually assaulting her. Early Sunday, around 3:30 a.m., parents realized their daughter wasn’t in her bedroom in their Avondale Apartment. The father went...
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David Madden
May 24, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WEST WHITELAND TWP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has, again, brought work on the Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline to a halt in a part of Chester County. And Mariner East 1 has been shut down as well. Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Barnes agreed with the...
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Jim Melwert
May 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
CHESTER COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) -- Chester County’s district attorney says three recent arrests are a reminder that drug-dealing comes with violence. Tom Hogan says there’s a common thread to three recent homicide charges for separate killings in Phoenixville, North Coventry, and the Coatesville...
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23-year-old Timothy Jacobs (left) and 24-year-old Tyrell Jacobs
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
April 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - Chester County authorities are calling the pair of brothers wanted in a fatal shooting of a young man in West Chester earlier this week "armed and dangerous." 26-year-old Eric Brown walked into the Star Social Club after leaving a basketball game around 9 p.m...
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Ian Bush
April 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The company behind the Mariner East pipelines is recovering after a cyberattack on an outside system it uses to communicate with customers. It's leading to new concerns over the project. "Very well-funded, very smart hackers are targeting infrastructure, in...
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Mariner East Pipeline Sinkholes
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Kim Glovas
April 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sinkholes in the area of the Mariner East One pipeline in Chester County have forced at least five families to relocate. The cost is being picked up by Sunoco and its parent company. The sinkholes developed over the last month in the neighborhood near ME1. State...
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Barclay Friends Fire
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Kristen Johanson
April 03, 2018 - 2:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Attorneys for one of the victims of the inferno at a Chester County nursing home say they know what may have sparked the flames, and why the building burned so quickly. Experts who examined the charred remnants of the Barclay Friends nursing home tell lawyers a...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
Jim Melwert
March 26, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Republican Ryan Costello’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to his Congressional seat in Chester County leaves the GOP in a bit of quandary. Ryan Costello’s decision comes as no surprise. He’s been hinting at this for weeks, but the timing presents a...
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