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Pa. grants Chester receiver permission to file for bankruptcy on behalf of city

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has officially granted the state-appointed receiver for Chester permission to file for bankruptcy on behalf of the city.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Family demands answers after videos show white Chester officer punching Black teen

A white police officer was caught on video repeatedly punching Bahir Green, a Black teenager, while Green was being restrained in Chester on Friday.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Facing fiscal peril, City of Chester is put into receivership

“The city’s legacy costs, which consist of debt, pension, and other post-employment benefits, continue to place enormous pressure on the city’s finances."
By Zachariah Hughes/WHYY

Pa.’s largest charter school wants to take over grades K-8 in Chester Upland

If successful, the petition would make Chester Upland one of the most charterized school districts in the country.
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Chester brewery hopes to hire city residents as it expands

“I hope we’re one of these businesses that people can walk to work and hang for a beer after their shift is over.”
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY