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DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

Man shot after armed standoff in Panera was a 'loner' with PTSD

Scott L. Mielentz used to be a hardworking IT guy who was engaged with his family and liked to go to the beach. But after PTSD from his Army Ranger days and physical injuries caught up with him, the father of two became a self-described "loner" who suffered from hallucinations, anxiety and depressio

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 16:10:45

Authorities: No foul play in death of St. Joe's student in Bermuda

Authorities in Bermuda say there is no foul play in the death of a St. Joseph's University student. Mark Dombroski, 19, died after a fall, the medical examiner has ruled. His death was described as a "tragic accident." Dombroski's body was found at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the is

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 19:20:19

Townsquare Announces Acquisition Of Trenton, NJ Radio Stations

Adds Leading CHR brand WPST-FM to Townsquare's Powerful 11 Station Portfolio in New Jersey Townsquare Media Inc. announced recently that it has entered into an agreement to acquire three radio stations in Trenton, NJ from Connoisseur Media, LLC, for approximately $17 million. The acquisition will in

MARTECHSERIES.COM - 2018-03-23 16:34:18

Tapes captured a New Jersey police chief making racist remarks. Now he's headed to trial on hate crime charges

I cover news and people in New Jersey, focusing on cannabis issues, court rulings that have an impact on everyday life, profiles of unusual folks and the disappearance of open spaces in the Garden State. When a hotel manager called 9-1-1 to report that a disorderly guest was refusing to leave the p

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-23 11:25:00

Five Burlington County towns recommended to become 'opportunity zones'

The municipalities of Burlington City, Palmyra, Pemberton Township, Riverside and Willingboro were among 75 cities and towns across New Jersey that the Democratic governor's administration has submitted to the U.S. Department of Treasury for consideration for the new designation, which is designed t


Dump truck bursts into flames on Pa. Turnpike near Willow Grove, traffic snarled

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (WTXF) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fiery crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Friday morning. The crash occurred in the westbound lanes around 5:30 a.m. near Willow Grove. FOX 29's Bob Kelly reports a dump truck was involved in an accident and then burst into flames

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-23 14:05:00

More bodies found at scene of fatal fire on Tuesday in North Philly

Action News has learned Friday night that more bodies were discovered in a house fire that occurred on early Wednesday morning in North Philadelphia. Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel is at the scene and will hold a news conference. Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more information becomes available

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-24 00:31:52

3rd Degree Murder Charges Filed In Hatfield Man's Overdose Death

The victim, who had just returned from a family camping trip, died hours after making the purchase of meth and fentanyl in Lansdale. HATFIELD, PA - An Abington man faces third degree murder charges after he sold a Hatfield man drugs in downtown Lansdale last summer, leading to his overdose death. R

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:29:19

N.J.'s newest Shake Shack opens Thursday with more locations on the way

Shake Shack is bringing its signature shakes, crinkle-cut fries and juicy burgers to South Jersey for the first time starting on Thursday with the opening its new location at Marlton Commons on Route 70. The new spot is one of four new Shake Shacks coming to New Jersey - with plans in the works for


Travels Alert - New Jersey State Police Issues Commercial Travel Ban

WEST TRENTON, NJ - A commercial vehicle travel ban due to the anticipated severity of the impending nor'easter was announced by Colonel Patrick J. Callahan. The travel ban has been in effect since Tuesday, March 20, at 8 p.m.,and includes a commercial vehicle travel ban for the entire length of foll


NJ Attorney General's office identifies man killed in standoff at Panera in Princeton

Authorities have identified the man who killed by police after an armed standoff at the Panera on Nassau Street in downtown Princeton. Scott Mielentz, 56, recently lived in Lawrenceville but previously was a resident of Newtown, Pa and was a graduate of East Brunswick High School. Mielentz entered t


About 1,500 Without Power In Burlington County Thursday

About 1,500 Burlington County residents remained without power late Thursday in the wake of a storm that hit New Jersey this week. The fourth major nor'easter in March has resulted in major tree and electric infrastructure damage in parts of Atlantic City Electric's service area, the electric compan

PATCH - 2018-03-22 14:42:26

Over 2,000 Without Power In Burlington County

There are over 2,000 people without power in Burlington County as of 7 p.m. Wednesday night. Most of those outages were among Atlantic City Electric customers, as there were 2,387 customers in the dark. There were few PSE&G customers without power. To track Atlantic City Electric outages, click here


School Closings: Bucks County Districts announce delays, closings for Thursday

School closings and delays in Bucks County for Thursday, March 22, 2018. BUCKS COUNTY Bensalem (Offices 2 Hour Delay) - Closed Bristol Borough School District - Closed Bristol Township School District (Offices 2 hour Delay) - Closed Centennial School District - Closed Central Bucks School District -


Gloucester County man charged with burglaries in several Burlington County towns

A Gloucester County man has been charged with committing several burglaries in Delran, Mount Laurel and Cinnaminson this year, police said Tuesday. Bryon A. King, 28, of Woodbury, has been held in Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly since Feb. 22 after he was arrested following two attempted burgl


Police kill gunman who took over Panera Bread in Princeton

A man who entered a Princeton Panera Bread with a gun Tuesday morning was shot dead by police after a five-hour standoff, the Attorney General's office said. Gunshots were heard at the scene around 3:30 p.m., and NBC reported that a state police officer had fired his weapon. Peter Aseltine, a spoke


Twice-convicted bank robbery admits yet another heist

A 52-year-old man with two previous bank robbery convictions admitted Monday he did it a third time last summer. Martin Racioppi, of Momouth Beach, faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced July 10, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement. Racioppi pleaded guilty Monday in federal c


2 men fatally shot in car in North Philadelphia identified

Police have identified two men found mortally wounded in a car in North Philadelphia. 39-year-old Bryant McCoy and 25-year-old Charles Williams, both from the 2900 block of Allegheny Avenue, were found after 4 p.m. Monday inside a silver Mazda 6 in the 2900 block of Wishart Street. Both had been sho


21-year-old man struck, killed while walking on I-295

A 21-year-old Willingboro man was struck and killed by a car while walking on I-295 Sunday night in Gloucester County, police said. Awwal Reid's car was found nearby, but it is unclear why he was walking on the northbound lanes of the busy highway at 9 p.m. when he was struck by a car being driven b