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Darby, Pennsylvania is located in Delaware County. Zip codes in Darby, PA include 19023. The median home price in Darby is $85,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Darby information.

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Senate Democrats to Hold More Hearings on Gun Control

"More people are carrying concealed in this country, and yet the gun homicide rate has been dropping precipitously.


Tue Jul 29, 2014


Police: Woman Faces Charges In Drug Overdose Death

Friends of 58-year-old Fiore Caputo of Drexel Hill will always remember him as a good guy, a neighbor with a kind heart, who everybody loved.

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Primus Take on 'Willy Wonka' Songs For New Album...

In a very Flaming Lips-ian move, zany prog-rockers Primus have decided to dedicate an album, tour and band reunion to the 1971 culinary classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory .



Fatal shooting at hospital still under investigation

His colleagues knew that Lee Silverman carried a gun, a pistol so small it slipped indiscernibly into the psychiatrist's pocket.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Wawa Customer Ogles Girl, Gets Punched: Police

Police need the public's help Monday to identify a father accused of clocking a customer inside a Delaware County Wawa store because he thought the victim was focusing on daddy's little girl rather than focusing on ordering his hoagie.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Suspect charged with murder in shooting at Pennsylvania hospital

Richard Plotts, 49, was charged with murder after he allegedly killed Theresa Hunt, 53, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby Pa.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pocono Record

Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence

A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker - and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back - has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems, authorities said.


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Piers Morgan, Where Art Thou?

Yesterday in Darby, Pennsylvania, Dr. Lee Silverman used a handgun to protect himself and others from a psychiatric patient who went on a shooting spree.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC 27

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise... A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia ... (more)



7-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Runs The Bases At Citizens Bank Park

A 7-year-old girl who lives with a debilitating illness has the heart of a champion.



Officials ID Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In...

Officials ID Caseworker Killed In Medical Facility Shooting In Delaware County - DARBY, Pa.


WHP-AM Harrisburg

Doctor 'Saved Lives' By Shooting Hospital Gunman

A Pennsylvania police chief says that a doctor undoubtedly saved lives after he shot a gunman who opened fire Thursday in an incident that left a hospital case worker dead.



Accused hospital shooter had history of mental illness, arrests, records show

The patient who allegedly opened fire on a caseworker and psychiatrist in a small office at a unit of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Delaware County had a long history of mental illness and several previous encounters with law-enforcement, according to police and court records.



NBC, CBS Allow a Scant 43 Seconds to Hero Doctor Who Shot Crazed Gunman

In the wake of the Newtown shooting, the networks highlighted President Obama's call for more gun control to rein in violence.


CBS Local

Darby Medical Center Shooting Prompts Question - Should Doctors Carry Guns To Work?

Primum non nocere. Above all, do no harm. It's safe to say that many physicians, nationwide, have this philosophy.


Erie Times News

Improvements ended merger

The reason Saint Vincent Hospital didn't merge with Titusville Area Hospital wasn't due to the Crawford County hospital's financial performance or a lack of willingness to give up its independence.


Thu Jul 24, 2014


Shooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3

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Prosecutor: Doctor fires back at hospital gunman

A doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting at a suburban Pennsylvania hospital campus returned fire and wounded the patient, authorities said.



Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

An officer directs traffic near the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa.


The Gazette

Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

DARBY, Pa. - A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.



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