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9 hrs ago | Philly.com
The West Chester Area school board decided Monday how it will redraw its voting boundaries into regions, marking the latest step in the district's move away from the at-large system it has used since its consolidation in 1966.
13 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia
A Delaware County wellness center is open for business again after a shooting last week that left a caseworker dead and a doctor injured.
17 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia
A man who shot his son and his son's mother is dead after turning the gun on himself.
21 hrs ago | Philly.com
An irate father delivered a knuckle sandwich to a Wawa customer at a touch-screen kiosk on Sunday because he believed the man was ogling his daughter instead of food, police said.
A hospital worker views police activity near the scene of a shooting at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
The 48-year-old driver and his family, who are all deaf, had waited for several minutes Saturday at a downtown intersection as a large crowd taking part in the walk, including some in zombie makeup, went by, Officer David Stafford said.
Police say a Philadelphia man shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy's mother before trying to kill himself as officers closed in.
It was a terrifying scene at a Pennsylvania hospital, where a doctor shot one of his patients three times in self-defense after the patient shot and killed a hospital employee.
Shots were fired after a gunman broke into a Delaware County home, killing a young boy and critically injuring a woman.
The Pennsylvania Health Department has planned three low- or no-cost vaccination clinics in Delaware County.
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.
The following was provided to Patch by Delaware County Community College: After much planning, the College and the Marple Police Department, in conjunction with many other local law enforcement, fire and emergency management agencies, held an emergency preparedness exercise [Friday].
An officer walks near the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa.
What security changes, if any, will come at local hospitals and health care facilities in the wake of Thursday's deadly shooting inside a medical office on the campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, in Delaware County? Even before this incident, a coalition of more than 60 hospitals in the Philadelphia area would meet regularly to talk about events ... (more)
A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday: Delaware County authorities say a psychiatric patient, Richard Plotts, fatally shot a caseworker who accompanied him to an appointment with a psychiatrist at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital on Thursday.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:31 pm
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