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Montgomery County Air Force Pilot Fighting For Life, Daughter Killed In Plane Crash

HORSHAM, Pa. (CBS) — An Air Force pilot from Montgomery County is fighting for his life after a plane crash that killed his daughter. Colonel Deane Thomey is in intensive care after his private plane crashed in the woods in South Carolina last Friday. Thomey’s 24-year-old daughter was killed in the crash. Officials say Thomey was flying from Virginia to Florida when he reported a problem with the engine. Thomey is the commander of the 111th Attack Wing and Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham.
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Traffic accidents kill three people in South Jersey towns

WINSLOW - A Pennsylvania man died in a one-vehicle crash here, while two other people lost their lives in recent accidents in Burlington and Gloucester counties, police say. A pedestrian also was critically injured in a fourth accident on Route 38 in Maple Shade. William Donaghy, 62, of Philadelphia was...
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7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 7-year-old boy was fatally struck in a hit-and-run in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood Monday afternoon. Surveillance video captured people screaming to call 911 and rushing to help a 7-year-old boy after police say he was hit by a car just after 4 p.m. Monday. “Everybody was trying to help the little boy and the mother because she was hysterical,” Carol Green, a neighbor, said. Neighbors say video shows the driver of a white SUV speeding down 33rd and Huntingdon Streets before hitting the boy. Police say he was thrown across the street. “It was crazy,” Green said. “It was...

New Jersey Man Allegedly Kills His Stepfather Because Of An LGBTQ Guest

A Philadelphia man is accused of murdering his stepfather because he had a gay guest in their “house of God,” according to prosecutors. Christian A. Smith, 23, is accused of killing 43-year-old Dennis McKenzie at their Gloucester County residence over the weekend. He was charged with first-degree murder, and an additional charge of second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, officials said.
Reading Eagle

Severe thunderstorm warning issued until 7:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Berks County until 7:45 p.m. The warning also covers areas in portions of Chester and Delaware County as well as northern Delaware and southern New Jersey. Among the communities that could be affected are Honey Brook, Elverson and New Morgan, according to forecasters at the weather service’s bureau in Mount Holly, N.J..
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Mike LaTorre named new Millville boys basketball coach

It was an easy decision for Dave LaGamba. The Millville High School athletic director didn’t have to look too hard to find the Thunderbolts’ next boys’ basketball coach as assistant Mike LaTorre was officially promoted to the head job on Oct. 18. “It’s the dream,” said LaTorre, 37, who’s also...

District One field hockey: Defending 3A champs start defense of title

The District One field hockey tournament opened Monday as area teams go for gold and look to secure a spot in the state championships. Check back after each round for scores, recaps and photos. You pick:Vote: Intelligencer/Courier Times Athlete of the Week: October 18-24 CLASS 3A. (7 teams advance to...

Teen accused of killing another teen in Pemberton Township, prosecutors say

PEMBERTON TWP. - An 18-year-old township man is accused of killing one teenager and wounding another during an argument here. Kai Johnson allegedly shot Malachi Treherne, 17, of Pemberton Township, and a girl, also 17, on the night of Oct. 18, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office. Treherne was...

Young Boy Fatally Struck In Philly Hit-Run Crash

A young boy was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Philadelphia Monday, reports say.The 7-year-old boy was on 33rd and Huntingdon Streets around 4:15 p.m. when he was hit by an SUV traveling westbound on Huntingdon Street, NBC10 reports.Police are looking for a white Buick Enclave, the ou…