Teaming up for a manhunt

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State police and other state, county and federal agents monitor computer screens at Pop-Mar-Lin Fire Co. which is being used as a command center in the search for Cavalcante.

Roughly a dozen law enforcement organizations from federal, state, and county governments continue hunting for Danelo Cavalcante, the convicted murderer who escaped from Chester County Prison on Aug. 31. The Brazilian native escaped a week after being sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing death of his girlfriend. He stabbed her 38 times after she threatened to talk about the other murder he is…

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U-CF and Kennett schools open

All schools in both the Unionville-Chadds Ford and Kennett Consolidated school districts are open today, Friday, Sept. 8. Messages from both school district superintendents report the same, that there will be increased police presence in the areas of schools as authorities continue their hunt for the escaped convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante. U-CF Superintendent John Sanville said in an early morning e-mail, “Chadds Ford Elementary, Pocopson…

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Road Report for Sept. 9 through Sept. 15

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from Sept. 9 through Sept. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Roadway reconstruction will cause lane closures on Route 202 between Smithbridge Road and Watkin Avenue from Sept.4 through Oct. 31.…

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