News Briefs for the week of Sept. 30

By Rocco Del Monte
September 30, 2012

Six Teenage girls charged with brutal beating

Mentally disabled woman was brutally beaten in Chester County on Tuesday night by six girls between the ages of 15 and 19.  Four of the teens, Rahmiiyah Henderson, 16; Janyea Bell, 16; Jamia Davis, 15 and Anye Dennis, 16, are being held for $50,000 bail in the Delaware County Prison.

The other two girls Takie Edwards, 19, and Jasmir Womack, 17, were taken into custody that Friday afternoon.

The six girls attacked the women outside of her house on 12th and Morton streets in Chest’s Sun Village. The teens used their cells phones to videotape the beating and uploaded it onto Facebook.

The girls all face charges that include aggravated assault, burglary and reckless endangerment.

The Radnor Better Chance

The Radnor Better Chance branch has been open for 40 years an it has been able to open doors for talented minority students move to the Philadelphia suburb to attend Radnor High School. Radnor High School is one of the top schools in the state of Pennsylvania and can help with their education and give the students a change to attend college.

But severe money problems could put their mission to an end. Due to the economy donations and findings have not been enough to meet the Wayne properties demands. They may not be able to sustain the Radnor branch if funding and donations do not start picking up.

Pottstown Fire

On Saturday night 26 people were displaced due to a two-alarm fire.

The devastating fire was at the Yorkshire Apartments on the 500 block of North York Street shortly after 8 p.m. after fire fighters battle the fire was tamed and under control around 8:27 p.m.

The American Red Cross stated that 26 people were displaced but most had a place to stay but for those who did not were placed into housing.

Clashes and Protests.

Due to Iran’s collapsing currency and other economic problems sparked its first enraged public outbreak on Wednesday. Riot Police where breaking down hard on the black market money changers. Citizens marched for relief and merchants closed their shops to send a message.

DNA Test for Babies Pinpoints Mutations, Speeding Diagnosis

A new DNA scanning method was published on Wednesday in the magazine Science Translation Medicine. A test was done on four babies and the DNA scanning method proved that it is possible to scan the DNA of an infant quickly. This method can easily find diseases and other mutations within days, no longer weeks


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