Coatesville

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville won’t close by the end of the year as originally planned. The company’s CEO says she made the decision after President Trump requested the place stay open.
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Tim Jimenez
July 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Lockheed Martin plant in Coatesville, which was expected to close by the end of the year, will stay open. The company's CEO made the announcement on Wednesday and credited talks with President Donald Trump for the decision. After President and CEO Marillyn...
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Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Steve Tawa
May 30, 2019 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The instincts of a retired cop kicked in when he saw an apparent robbery go down at a gas station in Coatesville. Everyone is safe except for the alleged robber, who is hospitalized after he was shot five times. When the retired officer drove up to the Turkey Hill gas...
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SEPTA officials announce they’re bringing regional rail service back to Coatesville after they stopped service to Coatesville in 1996, ending the line at Thorndale station.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
March 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA officials announce they're bringing regional rail service back to Coatesville after they stopped service in 1996, ending the line at Thorndale station. “An average of $10,300 per home from people’s willingness to pay more to live near SEPTA stations near the...
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Neumann University senior Nafisa Saunders is the second-leading scorer in the country in Division III
Neumann University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nafisa Saunders is capping a tremendous career at Neumann University with an out-of-this-world senior season. Saunders is a 5'7" guard who hails from Coatesville. This past Saturday, in the midst of a 35-point, 10-rebound performance in a win over the University of...
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An Amish buggy
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you were looking for an excuse to avoid getaways powered by the Pennsylvania Turnpike, here's one. Turnpike tolls have just gone up an average of 6 percent. In the scheme of things, it may not be a lot of cash out of the getaway budget, but it is an excuse to get...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is closing three churches next month that were previously involved in parish mergers. Archbishop Charles Chaput approved the closing of the Our Lady of Holy Souls church building in North Philadelphia, the St. Stanislaus Kostka church...
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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan discusses illegal firearms retrieved this summer as part of "Project Playground," an attempt to clean up the streets in Coatesville.
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Mike Dougherty
August 23, 2018 - 4:54 pm
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a busy summer for police in Coatesville as the Chester County district attorney has committed to cleaning up the streets. There have been no homicides so far this year in Coatesville. District Attorney Tom Hogan said his office spent between $200,000 and...
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Dreamstime
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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