W. Chester murder suspects in custody

Tyrell Jacobs (left) and Timothy Jacobs (right) were taken into custody Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The duo were wanted in connection to a murder in West Chester, April 10. Tyrell Jacobs and Timothy “TJ” Jacobs, brothers who were wanted for a homicide in the Star Social Club in West Chester on April 10, were captured last night in Philadelphia.

Suspect sought in fatal W. Chester shooting

WEST CHESTER — Authorities are seeking information about a fatal shooting that took place at a borough social club, Tuesday evening. Eric Brown, 26, suffered a fatal gunshot wound at the Star Social Club on East Market Street just after 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Brown was found on the scene by police with a chest wound and transported to Paoli Hospital where he later died. Although authorities do...

Teen slain at Phoenixville Dunkin Donuts

Authorities shared this image of a car that left a Dunkin’ Donuts in Phoenixville thought to be involved in a deadly shooting Wednesday and are asking the public for help in identifying the shooter. PHOENIXVILLE — A 15-year old was shot to death Wednesday night in an apparent drug deal gone wrong in the parking lot of a Dunkin Donuts. Authorities say that Jayson Ortiz-Cameron, 15 years...

Two charged in infants’ deaths

Jamal Bailey (left) and William Gardner (right) were charged Thursday in the deaths of two infants under their care. Two county men have been charged in the deaths of infants under their care — one earlier this year and another exactly one year ago —  Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Thursday. Jamal Bailey, 41 of Downingtown, has been charged with homicide for administering...

Man shoots neighbor to death after dispute

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Carter Clayton III WEST GOSHEN — A dispute between neighbors turned deadly when a man shot his next door neighbor on Box Elder Drive in the head twice, killing him immediately in the early morning hours, Tuesday. Carter Clayton III, 51, was charged with the killing of G. Brooks Jennings, after a dispute over headlights shining into Clayton’s home, just...

Coatesville police seek clues in fatal shooting

COATESVILLE — City police are asking the public for help after a man was found shot to death Friday morning in the back yard of a home in the 600 block of East Diamond Street. Police had few details on the incident — beyond describing the victim as a white male who was discovered dead from multiple gun shot wounds. Police had been called to the scene on a report of shots fired.

Man slain in Coatesville robbery

COATESVILLE — A Philadelphia man attending Lincoln University was shot to death Saturday night after he and a companion were robbed by three masked men, city police said. Christopher Robinson, 22, was reported killed at South Fifth Avenue and Olive Street during an alleged robbery. A city man, Evander Wilson, 24, is charged with coordinating a conspiracy to rob Robinson and another man. Authorities...

Update: Fifth slaying suspect turns himself in

Tyler Adams COATESVILLE — City Police said Tuesday afternoon that Tyler Adams turned himself into city police this afternoon. Adams, 16, had been wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Juan Antonio Jiminez on Oct. 4. Four others charged in the slaying have been taken into custody: Dajon Rowe, 17, Steven Adams, 17 (Tyler Adams’ brother); Demetrius Joseph, 21 and Chris Mansfield,...

Five charged in Coatesville slaying

First homicide in nearly three years in city during robbery gone wrong By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Dajon Rowe COATESVILLE — Five men have been charged in the fatal shooting of another man during a robbery gone wrong early Sunday, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said, Monday. Four of the five charged are in custody, with the fifth being sought by authorities. The killing was...