State Police: Shots needed to stop suspected drunk driver

Brian Touchton The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Pennsylvania State Police announced that there was a trooper-involved shooting in Avondale, Pennsylvania at approximately 11:30 p.m. on May 23, 2018. Three Troopers discharged their weapons, authorities said. Nobody was struck or injured in the shooting.  At 11:21 p.m., the State Police  received a call for an erratic...

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...

Fatal shooting in Coatesville early Sunday

COATESVILLE — A city man was shot to death in the early morning hours, Sunday, in the area of South 4th Avenue and Maple Avenue, police said. Jamar Parker, 36, was found lying in the middle of the intersection with gunshot wounds at about 1 a.m. Responding police administered first aid to the victim before transport to Brandywine Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:30 a.m.

New Congressional maps are a karma bomb for GOP

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Republicans across the state of Pennsylvania are howling mad and running to the courts seeking assistance. Karma is a bitch, right? It seems like they may have to compete on a fair Congressional map — not the 2011 map that was among the most Gerrymandered maps in the entire country — and they don’t like it one bit.

It is time to try to dial back the anger

We’re deeply thankful that Costello, Meehan and Smucker are OK after DC shooting By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Rep. Ryan Costello (R-6) should have been at his usual perch, at shortstop, next to Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), Wednesday morning, when a lone gunman opened fire on Republican congressman and staffers Wednesday morning — but he missed his ride by a couple of minutes. The congressmen...

Teen shot in Coatesville

COATESVILLE — Police are investigating another shooting in vicinity of East Diamond Street, a city teen was struck in the leg in the early morning hours, Sunday, just two days after a man was found shot to death in the neighborhood. Police said witnesses told them that the 17-year-old was being assaulted by a “large group” of juveniles in the area of North 7th Street and East Diamond...

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.

Suspected Coatesville shooter turns himself in

Alfred Hogue COATESVILLE — Alfred Hogue, sought in relation to a shooting on Coates Street on June 13, turned himself in to city police Wednesday. He was arraigned by District Justice Grover Koon and remanded to Chester County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail. 

Police: man emptied gun into E. Caln home

No injuries; police say man was trying to intimidate child victim in abuse case By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Douglas Kohen EAST CALN — A township man is charged with firing a gun six times into a house in an apparent attempt to intimidate a child witness against him in a pending child abuse case, Sunday. Douglas Kohen, 62, is charged with firing six rounds into a West Goshen home, where...

Coatesville police investigate shooting

COATESVILLE — City police are seeking information about a shooting Monday that left one man in intensive care at a local hospital. According to police, they were called to the 600 block of Victory Drive, the Regency Park Apartments, with a report of a shooting. There they found a 25 year old man, Jamil Battle, who was shot once in the lower back, Battle was transported to Paoli Hospital, where...