A man who police say robbed an elderly Chester County woman, hit her, tied her hands together, and took her medical alert button to prevent her from alerting police was arrested Sunday night with an accomplice in Delaware. Leonard Bernard, 36, of Philadelphia, and Brianna Mitchell, 41, of Spring City were found at a hotel in Dover and arrested after police there received a tip.
Philly.com, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 02:49 PM
Arthur Goldman's wine cellar was his pride and joy, but now the state of Pennsylvania is threatening to destroy his collection. The bizarre legal battle involves a Keystone State lawyer whose vino was seized when he was charged with violating the state's notoriously strict alcohol regulations.
Fox News, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 01:59 PM
Thanks to a microchip, "Max" an adorable, friendly little terrier is being reunited with his owner this weekend in High Point, North Carolina. How the dog nicknamed "Houdini" ever made it to Chester County in Pennsylvania will always remain Max's mystery, reports nbcphiladelphia.
Examiner.com, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 10:49 AM
It took O'Brien, the executive director of the Chester County Intermediate Unit, a few days to wade through the long-awaited 111-page grand jury report that described mismanagement, unethical behavior, and theft of student funds at the Coatesville Area School District. The release of the report by county prosecutors Monday capped an 18-month investigation that culminated in the arrests of Richard Como, a former superintendent, and former athletic director Jim Donato on misappropriation of funds and other charges.
Philly.com, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 01:38 AM
Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania mother and her boyfriend accused of beating her 3-year-old son to death, a spokeswoman for the Chester County District Attorney said on Friday in announcing a formal arraignment for the couple on Dec. 31. Jillian Tait, 31, and Gary Fellenbaum, 22, and of West Cain Township, located about 50 miles west of Philadelphia, are accused of beating Tait's son to death in November and failing to seek medical attention for the boy after three days of severe abuse left him unresponsive and covered with vomit. Tait told police that she and Fellenbaum had beaten her son with a frying pan and metal window rod in the days leading up to his death, and Fellenbaum admitted to punching the boy.
Vallejo News, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 04:43 PM
Delaware County Animal Control scanned a stray dog's microchip Thursday afternoon in Chester County to find it belonged to someone in North Carolina. A month after his disappearance, Max is finally returning to his owner, Traci Harrison, tonight.
NBC Philadelphia, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:58 PM
From the classics like Barbies and Ninja Turtles to the newest iPads and video games, the newest clothes to in-depth discussions on which current wrestlers the Rock could take, Shop with a Cop allowed needy 65 Chester County kids to cross generational boundaries and complete their Christmas shopping with the assistance of a law enforcement officer on Saturday. Coatesville, South Coatesville, Valley, West Caln, East Fallowfield, West Sadsbury, West Brandywine, Caln Township, Chester County Sheriffs, and the State Police departments linked up with Witmer Public Safety Group, Hope Beyond Borders, Coatesville kids to College, the West End Fire Company, and Krapf Buses to provide $100 for each child to spend on gifts.
UnionvilleTimes.com, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 04:45 PM
Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's one of the great running jokes in Pennsylvania politics that state lawmakers spend more time renaming bridges after fallen police officers, soldiers and local worthies than they do on the actual business of legislating.
PennLive.com, Sun, Dec 21 2014 @ 10:37 AM