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WCU to Test Emergency Alert System Friday

On Friday, February 22, 2019, between 10 and 10:15 a.m., West Chester University will conduct a test on components of the Emergency Alert System, specifically mass emails, website posting, digital signage, text messages and the external notification system. Residents...

East Brandywine Township Police Seek Suspects Accused of Theft

The East Brandywine Township Police Department announced that it has obtained Arrest Warrants for Richard Ferrara (AKA Richard STANLEY), Esau Leprie and Edward “Eddie” Leprie. They are accused of Felony Theft by Deception and related charges. The three defrauded an...

Numerous Accidents Wednesday on Chester County Roadways

Road conditions were slippery during Wednesday's snow storm, despite attempts to treat the roads. According to Chester County's Department of Emergency Services, there were more than 35 accidents in the county before 2 p.m. Of those, eight accidents had injuries and...

Repeat DUI Offender Arrested after Fatal Crash Saturday

Willistown Township resident David Matthew Strowhouer has been charged with Homicide by Vehicle while driving under the influence, following a deadly crash in Upper Chichester, Saturday. Strowhouer had five prior DUI convictions, which Delaware County District...

Two Juveniles Arrested for Throwing Rocks at Vehicles

West Chester Borough Police say that on February 17, 2019, officers were dispatched to the overpass in the 200 block of East Barnard Street for a report of two juveniles throwing rocks at vehicles. Upon officers' arrival, the juveniles were located and identified. ...

County Comes under Malware Attack

According to Chester County spokeswoman Rebecca Brain, Chester County’s Department of Computing and Information Services detected and is responding to potential malware activity on the county’s computer network. The county is being assisted by third-party...