Daily Delco Archive: July, 2011

Heat closes Harrah's Chester horse track

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How hot is it? Too hot for horses, apparently. Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack just announced that it has cancelled live harness racing... Read more

Collingdale firefighters busted for DUI, soliciting sex

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Collingdale's two fire departments appear to be dueling for bigger headlines this month. And not the kind you get from rescuing children from... Read more

Plant poacher strikes downtown Swarthmore

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Swarthmore's police blotter this week contains the standard fare for a leafy borough in Delaware County. Stolen mountain bike, egged car, BB-gun... Read more

On parole for murder, he's accused of murder again

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a Philadelphia man already on parole for murder who is believed to be responsible for the shooting death... Read more

Top cop: Man killed outside "toilet" club

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A 23-year-old man was killed early this morning outside of a nuisance bar in Upper Darby that Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said is... Read more

Cops: Drunk guys lock themselves in lawman's van

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Here's a couple of stupid criminals to brighten your Monday morning. Jersey boys Ryan Letchford, 21, and Jeffrey Olsen, 22, were attending... Read more

Why the death penalty should be abolished

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Take a few minutes and read this story by Daily News reporter Dana DiFilippo about Kenny Woods, 22, the West Philly father who was wrongfully... Read more

Some guy from S.C. steals mystery fountain drink from Wawa

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Let me preface this by saying Chadds Ford is one of those Delaware County towns that doesn't have its own police department. That means it's... Read more