NEW YORK (AP) — John Lukacs, the Hungarian-born historian and iconoclast who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to Winston Churchill, and produced a...
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of a man and woman inside a southeastern Pennsylvania home last week have been ruled a murder-suicide.
Police said the bodies of 39-year-old Heather Woodward and 40-year-old Warnell Heck were found Dec. 16 inside a Phoenixville home.
Each had a single gunshot wound, and authorities said they suspected a murder-suicide stemming from a domestic dispute.
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — While he was studying political science at West Chester University six years ago, Frank Kurylo pondered some career options. He first considered becoming an environmental law attorney. Later, he briefly worked on a few Pennsylvania political campaigns.
Then Kurylo, now 28, changed course entirely. He became a farmer.
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Customs and Border Protection officers in Texas captured a man wanted on attempted murder charges in Pennsylvania who was trying to cross into Mexico.
Authorities say Mexican immigration officials at Gateway International Bridge on Monday notified them that 32-year-old Leovigildo Castanon lacked documents to enter into Mexico. A fingerprint check verified the Guatemala citizen was wanted.
Castanon is accused of stabbing a female in Phoenixville on Nov. 8.
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia-area mayoral candidate says he was serious when he vowed to investigate the use of drug-sniffing bunnies if elected — even though it appears to stem from an internet hoax.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Republican nominee Dave Gautreau broached the idea Thursday at a Phoenixville mayoral forum.
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a Pennsylvania man who chased down and shot another man after an argument.
Phoenixville police say 21-year-old Keyon La-Shawn Carpenter was arguing with 20-year-old Joshua Mitchell when Carpenter pulled a gun prompting Mitchell to run away. That's when Carpenter shot Mitchell once, then ran away. Mitchell died a short time later at a hospital.
READING, Pa. (AP) — Reading Health System plans to buy five other eastern Pennsylvania hospitals and change the system's name to Tower Health.
The Reading Eagle (http://bit.ly/2raAYTw ) says Reading Health announced the plans Tuesday, but didn't immediately release additional details.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman convicted last year of running a multimillion-dollar telecommunications equipment scam has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Juanita Berry, of Phoenixville, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in New Jersey after she was convicted by a jury in December on four counts of wire fraud and two counts of tax evasion.
Prosecutors say the 47-year-old Berry worked in Dayton, New Jersey, as a major accounts vice president...