Endangered Missing Person Alert Issued For 31-Year-Old Woman Abducted By Murder Suspect In Chester – CBS Philly

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania State police have issued an endangered missing person alert after a 31-year-old woman was abducted by a murder suspect in Chester. Police say Shameeka Thompson was abducted by 26-year-old Dehmier Harmon. Harmon is wanted for the Aug. 3 murders of Leon Culbreath on the 2100 block of Edgmont Avenue. READ … Read more

Endangered Missing Person Alert Issued For 31-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Abducted In Chester City – CBS Philly

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Police have issued an endangered missing person alert after a 31-year-old woman was allegedly abducted in Chester. The alert says 31-year-old Shameeka Thompson was abducted by 26-year-old Dehmier Harmon. State police say Thompson was last seen in the area of ​​West 21st Street in Chester City around 4 pm … Read more

Firefighters Investigating Possible Hazmat Situation At Reading YMCA – CBS Philly

READING, Pa. (CBS) — A chlorine problem in a pool at a YMCA in Reading led to a hazmat response Friday. Berks County dispatch confirmed to Eyewitness News firefighters were on the scene at the YMCA located at 631 Washington St. around 3 p.m Chopper 3 was over the scene Friday afternoon. READ MORE: What … Read more

Mariner East Pipeline Developer Pleads No Contest In Pollution Cases – CBS Philly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The developer of a major pipeline system that connects the Marcellus Shale gas field in western Pennsylvania to an export terminal near Philadelphia pleaded no contest Friday to criminal charges that it systematically polluted waterways and residential water wells across hundreds of miles. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Operating agreed to independent testing … Read more

There’s A New Warning About Rare Virus Caused By Ticks, And It’s Not Lyme Disease – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s a new warning about a rare virus caused by ticks, and it’s not Lyme disease. A little boy from Luzerne County is recovering from a life-threatening infection also linked to a tick bite. Jamie Simoson says her 3-year-old son Jonny is improving. He’s recovering from a severe infection caused by the … Read more

Mega Millions Reaches $1.1B Jackpot Ahead Of Friday Drawing – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Mega Millions jackpot has been revised for the next drawing on Friday and is now estimated at $1.1 billion, with a cash value of $648.2 million. The prize is the second-largest prize in the 20-year history of Mega Millions, behind only the record $1,537 billion won on October 23, 2018. That … Read more

4 Pennsylvania Universities Reject Republicans’ Call To Freeze Tuition – CBS Philly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four Pennsylvania universities said Wednesday they will follow through with tuition increases despite calls from House Republicans to roll back the price hikes. The lawmakers, including Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, the GOP nominee for governor, argues Penn State, the University of Pittsburgh, Lincoln and Temple are receiving federal funds and do … Read more

West Chester University Hosts First Summer Camp For Students On Autism Spectrum – CBS Philly

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – For the first time this week, high school students and graduates on the autism spectrum are finding out what it is like to live on a college campus. Research shows many students with autism struggle to find educational opportunities after high school, but West Chester University hopes to change that. … Read more

Elliott Given Pocono Win After Hamlin, Busch Disqualified – CBS Philly

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — First-place finisher Denny Hamlin was disqualified when his No. 11 Toyota failed inspection, giving Chase Elliott the NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Joe Gibbs Racing had Hamlin’s car and runner-up Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota both disqualified. Hamlin lost his record seventh victory at Pocono and his … Read more

New Pennsylvania Law Gives Police Officers More Power To Crack Down On Illegal ATV, Dirt Bike Riders – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Drive around Philadelphia on any summer night and you’ll likely see illegal ATVs and dirt bikes cruising down the street. But it’s not just a problem in Philadelphia and now lawmakers in Pennsylvania have come up with a new way to crack down on dangerous driving. A new law is allowing police … Read more