PHILADELPHIA — A Broomall insurance adjuster has been charged with fraud and related offenses for allegedly pocketing more than $722,000 from a city rubber products manufacturer, according to a release from Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

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MEDIA — Changes keep a'coming to Delaware County as county council hired a human resources specialist to revamp hiring practices and as it prepares to host an ethics reform hearing next month.

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MARPLE – Startled by the screams of her sister-in-law Friday night, Cathy Grandizio ran into her home next door, only to find her bedridden brother-in-law, slipping away from life, trapped by the flames surrounding him.

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MEDIA — The solid Democratic Delaware County Council met for more than two hours Wednesday and already began making changes by scheduling nightly meetings, live streaming meetings and setting hours during the week to make themselves available to the public and to county employees.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Democrats officially took control of county government Monday morning with the swearing in of Dr. Monica Taylor, Christine Reuther and Elaine Paul Schaefer, who joined incumbent Democrats Kevin Madden and Brian Zidek on the five-member county council.

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NEWTOWN — How many Delaware County chefs can say that they’ve published two cookbooks, appeared on "The Today Show," been an invited guest on the "Rachel Ray Show" three times, taught cooking at a winery in Italy twice, and had a role in "The Irishman," sitting next to Robert DeNiro?

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — It was standing room only Friday morning in the John V. Diggins Ceremonial Courtroom, where four new faces joined the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in a historic swearing-in ceremony often fraught with emotion and never lacking for applause.

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MEDIA — Delaware County Council unanimously approved hiring McGrath Human Resources Group for $102,452 to perform a compensation study of county and court employees with a goal to begin implementing parts of that study by the end of 2020.

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Wawa is taking a proactive approach to help customers who may have been affected by a months-long data breach this year that may have compromised credit card information used at any of the convenience store chain’s 850 locations up and down the East Coast.

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MEDIA — It has no proposed tax increase - for now - and only one member of the public voiced concerns with the $358 million county budget being presented. But some county council members found issues of perceptual concern.

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Of the thousands of shoppers out there all hours, nobody may have had more seasonal spirit than Lori Norbeck of Wallingford, Sophie Cunliffe of Aldan, Jodan Floyd of Aston and Amy Norbeck of Ridley Park.

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A package of bills involving reform for childhood sexual abuse statute of limitations reform now goes before Gov. Tom Wolf as the Pennsylvania House passed the measure Thursday. The state Senate passed it Wednesday.

PHILADELPHIA — Two Delaware County men are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud for their alleged roles in a $21 million insurance premium financing fraud scheme, according to a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Monday.

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State senators may consider legislation as early as today that could alter the Pennsylvania Constitution to broaden parameters for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to seek justice.

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MEDIA — Thirty-nine hours after the polls closed on Election Night, the inumbent and newly elected Democratic Delaware County Council members gathered to make it clear when they govern together, it will be for all.

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The sweep of Democratic victories that has officially locked down all control of county council and the District Attorney’s office - in addition to county row offices it claimed in 2017 - the years-long simmering strength of the party in the county reached a boiling point Tuesday.

Democrats made history by securing four open seats on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. Though there had been Democrats appointed to the bench before, none had ever won in a general election before.

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SWARTHMORE — The Democrats swept every county race Tuesday night. The party will have a 5-0 majority on county council, including its first African-American member, their first Democrat Common Pleas judges and the first female African-American and Muslim judge in the county's history.

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The Frankenstorm that ripped through the county late Halloween night created the first documented tornado to form in Delaware County in almost 10 years, but the strongest one in more than 45 years.

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EDGMONT — Democrats have characterized a message left on a township resident's voicemail last week by a Republican committeeman as an intimidating threat, while members of the GOP say it is simply being taken the wrong way.