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Darby Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Connection To Springfield Road Rage Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — Springfield Police have arrested a Darby man in connection to a road rage shooting that left a 54-year-old man dead earlier this week. Saddiq Washington, 22, is being charged with several offenses, including first-degree murder, third-degree murder, and recklessly endangering another person for killing King Hua.  “This is a senseless, brutal act,” Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollesteimer said. Hua was killed for simply driving too slowly, according to police. The murder has neighbors in Springfield on edge. Police say the key to catching the suspect was surveillance video from an auto body shop in Drexel Hill. Washington was...
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$88K worth of drugs, paraphernalia seized in Reading

READING, Pa. - A Reading man is behind bars after officers discovered $88,000 worth of drugs and paraphernalia. The Berks County District Attorney reports the investigation surrounding Angel Manuel Torres-Hernandez started in May. Torres-Hernandez was identified by police as a drug dealer who was selling cocaine within the City of Reading.

New Lehigh Valley brewery, with impressive waterfront set-up, to debut indoor tasting room next week

A new Lehigh Valley brewery is celebrating more than America’s independence from Great Britain this weekend. Rising River Brewing, at 1955 Willow Lane in the East Texas section of Lower Macungie Township, also is celebrating its soon-to-be independence from an outdoor tent, which has served as its temporary tasting room for the past six months. The brewery’s indoor facility passed its final ...

History Meets Future as nth Innovation Center Opens in Coatesville

The nth Innovation Center.Images via Valley Creek Productions. More than 100 people gathered Tuesday for the official opening of the nth Innovation Center at an early 20th-century building that once embodied the heart of innovation in Coatesville. Located at 190 West Lincoln Highway, the nth Innovation Center is the first Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) real estate project in Chester County.
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Officers justified in shooting man with knife in Hatfield, DA says

HATFIELD TWP., Pa. - The police officers who shot a man armed with a knife in Hatfield Township were justified in their use of force, according to the Montgomery County district attorney's office. Police commanded the man, identified as 28-year-old Sircar Brown, to drop the knife more than 60 times...

Man Killed In Road Rage Shooting In Springfield Identified, Authorities Say

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting on the roads of Delaware County. Investigators say it was a case of road rage. Police are searching for the person who pulled up to a vehicle and fatally shot another driver on a busy road in Springfield Township. A bullet hole is visible in the windshield of the victim’s car left on State Road/Route 1 near Meetinghouse Lane. “It’s really unnerving and a little scary,” Jackie Washco, who heard the shooting, said. It happened just before 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer says a man and woman in a dark-colored...

PA Man Killed By Tree He Was Cutting Down, Police Say

A Pennsylvania man was killed after a tree he was cutting down fell on him Wednesday, June 29, authorities said. David Crossett, 39, was cutting the tree behind his Hartz Road home in Ruscombmanor Township when it shifted and landed on top of him, pinning him to the ground around 5:35 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police said.

Half-Million Dollar State Grant Will Graduate Collegeville’s Eye Appeal to the Next Level

Among the Collegeville improvement projects being funded by the state is a plan to renovate and relocate its Borough Hall.Image via Collegeville Borough at Facebook. Collegeville’s southeastern portal — the 400 Block of Main Street — is in line for a facelift. Financing the improvements is a $500,000 grant through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). State Sen. Katie Muth announced the investment.

North Coventry Police Investigating Theft from Motor Vehicles

POTTSTOWN, PA — The Coventry Township Police say they are investigating multiple theft from motor vehicles that occurred at the Laurelwood Swim Club, located at 801 Union Avenue in Pottstown. Authorities say that on June 29, 2022, officers responded to the Laurelwood Swim Club for the report of a...

Arrest Made In Delco Gas Station Stabbing

A suspect has been arrested in connection to the stabbing of a man Saturday, June 25 at a gas station in Delaware County, authorities said. Responding officers discovered the victim around 10:40 p.m. at the Exxon gas station on Baltimore Avenue in East Lansdowne, local police said. The victim was...

Video Of Man Racking Handgun Outside PA Homes Leads To Stolen Weapon Recovery, Felony Charges

A man seen on video racking a handgun outside Pennsylvania homes led to the recovery of three illegal weapons and felony charges, authorities said. Officers responded to a report of a man armed with a handgun on the 1900 block of Brookside Drive in Bethlehem around 8:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, the local police department said in a release on Thursday, June 30.
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Bishop celebrates with Lehighton church

The Most Rev. Alfred A. Schlert, Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown, was the main celebrant at a special Mass at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Lehighton. The Mass was held on June 29, the feast day of the parish’s patron saints, Peter and Paul. The Rev. Christopher...

Popular Lehigh Valley ice cream shop, serving Penn State ice cream, milkshakes and more, opening second location in July

Just in time for the dog days of summer, a popular Lehigh Valley ice cream shop is expanding. Drizzle Ice Cream, which opened in February 2019 at 47 W. Penn Ave. in Alburtis, is planning to open a second location in mid-July at 5040 Route 873 in the Schnecksville section of North Whitehall Township, owner Steve Zola said. The new shop will occupy a renovated space that previously housed a dry ...