Marple Township, PA

64-year-old man free after serving more than 41 years in prison

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) -- Sixty-four-year-old Leroy Evans is a free man after four decades in prison for a crime he says he didn't commit. Evans was released from prison Friday afternoon.Cheers and excitement broke out outside of the courthouse in Delaware County as friends and family waited to get a glimpse of their freed loved one.Attorney General Josh Shapiro's Conviction Integrity Section announced the release of Evans, who served 41 years in prison for first-degree murder.The Delaware County man was convicted of the 1981 murder of Emily Leo, but after a thorough investigation of the case that began in 2021,...

Haverford Township Day

The 27th annual Haverford Township Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022. Enjoy a Community celebration that includes a parade, live music and entertainment, great food, flea market and craft fair. Darby Road from Manoa Road to Mill Road.

Haverford Township Police Department beefs up patrols at high school football game

HAVERTOWN, Pa. (CBS) -- It wasn't just football fans under the Friday Night Lights in Delaware County. Because of recent violence, the Haverford Township Police Department beefed up patrols at two locations, including a high school football game. Friday Night Lights at Haverford High School's football field looked a little bit different this week. Police confirmed they increased their presence at the game between Haverford and Garnet Valley."There's a lot going on," Sharon Sweitzer said.The Sweitzers came to the game to support their daughter who's in the band and noticed more law enforcement. "I think it's appropriate. I think it's unfortunate,"...
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Woman Killed in Northeast Philly Hit-and-Run

A woman was fatally struck in a Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run Saturday morning, authorities said. The incident took place at Robbins and Ditman Streets on the border of the Tacony and Wissinoming neighborhoods, Philadelphia police told NBC10. The woman, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at around 2:40...

Fall Fest at Smedley Park

Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Delaware County for our 19th annual Fall Fest. This event will feature lectures, workshops, plant sale, a walking tour of Smedley Park with a certified Master Gardener, and our ever-popular “Frugal Gardener” marketplace. Come for a full day of fall fun for the entire family!

Lefty Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner says crime is worse in ‘Trump states’ in fiery interview

Lefty Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner claimed violent crime was worse in “Trump states” — as he denied his soft-on-crime policies were to blame for his city’s soaring crime rate. Krasner’s bold statements came during a fiery interview with Fox29’s “Good Morning Philadelphia” Wednesday, when he was grilled by anchor Mike Jerrick a day after five teens were shot at a high school. “These states in the United States that have a rate of homicide that is 40% higher are MAGA states, they are Trump states,” the top prosecutor said, referring to states where the majority of residents voted for Donald...

New pastor for Saint Matthew Parish in Conshohocken as Father Heron retires

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez announced on September 30th that Reverend J. Thomas Heron of Saint Matthew Parish in Conshohocken (pictured left) is retiring as of November 14th. Archbishop Perez then named Reverend Joseph P. Devlin (pictured right), who has served as pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Milmont Park since 2018, as the new pastor of Saint Matthew Parish.

ATF is offering a $15,000 reward for information aiding an investigation of a Montgomery County gun store burglary

The Philadelphia Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has launched an investigation into an early-morning burglary of a Lafayette Hill gun shop on Sept. 24. Before sunrise last Saturday, five individuals stole an unspecified amount of guns from Founding Fathers Outfitters in Springfield Township,...

Retiring Bryn Mawr Condo Owners Sell, Seek to Stay Close to ‘The Most Beautiful Place We’ve Ever Lived’

The main floor of this Bryn Mawr condo includes a living room, dining room, kitchen and powder room. As a college administrator, Terry Shepard led a nomadic existence. He and wife Debra Thomas have lived in California, Texas, and Maryland. But while he was at Bryn Mawr College they nestled into a community that Shepard called “…the most beautiful place we’ve ever lived.” As Shepherd now prepares to retire, the condo is up for sale. But the couple intends to stay local, according to Paul Jablow of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Malvern Bank House of the Week: William Lightfoot Colonial in Rose Valley

Stunning colonial home with eight bedrooms and three bathrooms is available for sale in Rose Valley, one of the most desirable communities in Delaware County. Known as “The Butterfly House” for the projecting wings on both sides of the structure, this gorgeous home was designed by the renowned architect William Lightfoot Price, founder of the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Colony.