PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania school districts are struggling with a shortage of bus drivers.
A decline in the number of licensed school bus drivers statewide has some districts...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The breast cancer has spread, colonizing Maureen Wall's body with soulless precision.
It's bred havoc and poverty in the lives of Wall, 60, and her husband, Don,...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A neighbor sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole in the shooting death of a Republican official outside Philadelphia continued to complain of...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Pennsylvania constables have been arrested for misusing their elected positions to work as "hired guns" for a natural gas pipeline.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A neighbor has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Republican official outside Philadelphia almost two years ago.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Margaret Downey was dressed all in white as suffragist Alice Paul, registering students at Haverford College to vote last month, when a young man asked about the stack of...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Two thieves who snatched a statue of a lion from outside a home in a Philadelphia suburb had a change of heart after police posted surveillance video of the...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia say a thief made off with rare and valuable books from a used bookstore, including a rare edition of "To Kill A Mockingbird."
Baldwin Book's Barn manager Fred Dannaway says the thief took at least 20 rare books from a case at the front of the West Chester-area bookstore. Dannaway says the thief didn't touch money in the register and left behind other expensive books displayed on a nearby counter.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man earlier accused of leaving three young children in a running vehicle with a gun now faces charges that he gave one of the youngsters crystal methamphetamine.
Chester County prosecutors say 43-year-old Harold Nuse of Honey Brook is charged with child endangerment, drug delivery and other offenses.
PARKESBURG, Pa. (AP) — Whether it's collecting coins, stamps or computers, I love the enthusiasm of people who hoard.
Putting coins, stamps and computers in the same sentence about collecting might seem a little strange.
West Chester University professor Michael Pearson owns 200 computers and he's not done collecting.
"It's a labor of love," Pearson said. "I really am excited by how quickly things change."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been getting lots of support from fans after dropping a critical pass in a playoff game, including from a second-grader who wrote him a supportive letter.
Jeffery stopped by Abigail Johnson's classroom in West Chester on Thursday to thank her and her classmates at Sarah Starkweather Elementary.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a recent high school graduate in a fit of road rage should spend at least 20 years in prison after an emotional sentencing at which he, the victim's family and even the judge cried.
David Desper was sentenced to 20 to 40 years, and the judge told him she didn't believe he acted out of fear as he contended.
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WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A sentencing date has been set for a Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the shooting death of a recent high school graduate during a road rage confrontation.
The Daily Local reports David Desper faces a maximum of 45 years in prison during his sentencing scheduled for Dec. 13.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man and West Chester University student is accused of secretly filming women he knew in bathrooms in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A judge has declined to step aside from the trial of a neighbor charged in the shooting death of a Republican official outside Philadelphia last year.
Fifty-two-year-old Clayton Carter III of West Goshen Township is charged in the death of 51-year-old Brooks Jennings in August 2017.
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WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who fired shots at his ex-wife, killed his parents at a retirement center and then took his own life during a police chase "had a grudge against the world," a Pennsylvania prosecutor said Wednesday.
Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan released new details about last week's shootings and manhunt for Bruce Rogal.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the shooting death of a recent high school graduate during what police say was a road rage confrontation last year in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Twenty-nine-year-old David Desper entered the plea Wednesday in Chester County in the death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson.
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WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Emily Scott has been part of the West Chester University family for a long time.
In her first year of life, West Chester students learning about child development regularly visited Emily and her twin sister, Elizabeth, at the family home in East Goshen Township. At age 3, Emily took swimming classes on campus. She's since participated in nutrition, fitness, and dance programs.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man convicted of spray-painting graffiti including swastikas and racial epithets in several places near Philadelphia has been sentenced to seven to 14 years in prison.
The term imposed Wednesday on 25-year-old George Rissell exceeded the five-to-11-year term recommended by prosecutors on ethnic intimidation and criminal mischief convictions.
Authorities said Rissell committed the vandalism in August in Coatesville and a neighboring township.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper convicted of punching a handcuffed man during a drunken-driving arrest has been sentenced to up to a year in jail.
John Sromovsky was captured on video punching 25-year-old Lorenzo Lopez in September 2016, while Lopez was handcuffed and seated in a patrol car.
Prosecutors say Lopez had been crying, and Sromovsky threatened to give him "a reason to cry." They say Lopez was defenseless and didn't pose a threat.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman in a home near Philadelphia as an apparent murder-suicide.
Officers were called to the home in West Goshen Township shortly after 6:30 a.m. Friday and were found the bodies in the living room.
Police said a preliminary investigation determined the case to be "a murder followed by a suicide." Authorities in Chester County haven't released the names pending notification of next of kin.
ABBOTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of four men killed in a collision between a utility truck and a septic tanker truck in Pennsylvania.
The York County coroner's office says the victims of the crash reported just after 7:30 a.m. Monday in Paradise Township were 36-year-old Gregory Butcher Jr. of West Chester, 27-year-old Jonathan Beiler of Peach Bottom, 23-year-old Reuben Fisher of Oxford, and 24-year-old Matthew Hurst of Glenmore.
WEST BRANDYWINE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a crash involving a garbage truck near Philadelphia.
The Daily Local News of West Chester reports that 25-year-old Christopher Estes of Honey Brook was trapped in a sedan after the collision just before 12:30 p.m. Friday in East Brandywine Township.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Republican Pennsylvania congressman has announced that he will not seek re-election, boosting Democratic hopes of winning his House seat.
U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello announced on Sunday that he would not be running, ending weeks of speculation about his future.
During an appearance on MSNBC, the second-term congressman called it "the most difficult decision" he's ever had to make and said it was due to a number of factors including the state's new congressional map.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A judge has set the trial date for a man accused in the fatal shooting of a recent high school graduate during what police say was a road rage confrontation.
OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — Officials say the winds from last week's storm were so severe that they blew train cars off the tracks just south of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania near the Maryland line.
Al Sauer, president and chief executive officer of East Penn Railroad, told the Daily Local News of West Chester that the gust took down two cars, and they dragged a locomotive with them.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — One Pennsylvania resident has been called to perform his civic duty a few years earlier than expected.
Jeanette Fox says her son came running to her with a summons from the Chester County court to appear for jury duty in March. Her son, Luke, is only 11 years old.
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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys have agreed to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed against police in Delaware's capital city by a Pennsylvania man who claimed he was the victim of police brutality.
Attorneys for Stephen DiFlorio of West Chester filed a stipulation of dismissal in the case Monday. Further details were not immediately available.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A woman who pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of her 3-year-old son in a mobile home near Philadelphia has been sentenced to 42 to 94 years in prison.
Thirty-three-year-old Jillian Tait pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, aggravated assault and possessing an instrument of crime in the November 2014 death of Scott McMillan in West Caln Township. Her ex-boyfriend was sentenced earlier to life in prison plus 10 to 20 years.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say the fire that claimed the lives of four at a Pennsylvania senior living community began on an outside patio behind the facility.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who was caught on video sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside a store was sentenced to three to six years in prison.
A tearful Barry Robert Baker Jr. asked the judge for leniency during Wednesday's sentencing, saying he wanted to rebuild his life.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A coroner has released the identities of four victims of a fire that tore through a Pennsylvania senior living community nearly two weeks ago.
The Chester County coroner's office says the victims were 93-year-old Mildred Gadde; 85-year-old Theresa Malloy; 89-year-old Delores Parker; and her husband, 92-year-old Thomas Parker.
All died of smoke inhalation in the overnight fire at Barclay Friends in West Chester on Nov. 17.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the remains were found Wednesday inside the charred shell of Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, near Philadelphia.
Investigators had located the remains of the first two victims on Tuesday.