Montgomery County adds nearly 300 more coronavirus cases, 1 death
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by Rachel Ravina rravina@thereporteronline.com @rachelravina on Twitter
2y ago
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County closed out the end of last week adding nearly 300 new COVID-19 cases in two days ..read more
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Trial begins for man accused of fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend at Abington train station
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by Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter
2y ago
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man planned to kill his ex-girlfriend when he lured her to a secluded area of the Meadowbrook Train Station in Abington, armed himself with knives and then fatally stabbed her more than 30 times, a prosecutor ..read more
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Man admits to secretly recording women and young girls in his Chester and Montgomery County homes
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by Michael P. Rellahan
2y ago
WEST CHESTER — A Chester County man admitted in Common Pleas Court Monday that for more than five years he secretly recorded adult women and young girls in guest bedrooms at his homes in two counties, pleading guilty just as ..read more
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Is John Hinckley, who shot Reagan, no longer a threat?
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by Associated Press
2y ago
Lawyers are scheduled to meet in federal court on Monday to discuss whether John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, should be freed from court-imposed restrictions including overseeing his medical care and keeping up with ..read more
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Morning Briefing: Demand high for tougher DUI laws; Blame Ida for high gas prices; Eagles fired up to meet Dallas
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by Vince Carey
2y ago
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. WEATHER The nice, cool days continue as Monday is another repeat of the weekend. Expect plenty of sunshine, a slight breeze and a high of about 82 ..read more
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Daniel Boone school officials push to embrace equity for all
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by Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter
2y ago
Editor's Note: This is the second of two articles on issues of alleged racism in the Daniel Boone Area School District ..read more
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State Rep. Kevin Boyle arrested for allegedly violating protection order
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by Associated Press
2y ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state representative was arrested Friday and has been charged with harassment and violation of a protection from abuse order filed by his wife in what his attorney says was a “domestic issue," a newspaper reported ..read more
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Morning Briefing: Racism in schools; Octogenarians head into new lifestyle; Phillies remain in playoff hunt
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by Vince Carey
2y ago
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. WEATHER Looks like another brilliant, sunny Fall day we have on hand. Expect the high to hit about 72 degrees. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast ..read more
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Kehoe Rodgers: Nadwodny, 5 others headed to PJP's Legacy of Impact Hall of Fame
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by Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers crodgers@timesherald.com
2y ago
A few years ago my daughter Kaitlyn, then at teacher at Pope John Paul II High School in Royersford, decided that it was a crime against humanity (her dramatic phrasing, not mine) that Sandy Nadwodny wasn’t an automatic inductee into ..read more
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Domestic violence deaths sharply decrease by 80 percent in Chester County prior to 2020 shutdown
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by Jen Samuel
2y ago
KENNETT SQUARE — Homicides from domestic violence have decreased by 80 percent in Chester County during 2018 and 2019. However, 32 deaths were ruled the result of domestic violence crimes during the last 10 years in Chester County. Pennsylvania does ..read more
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