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Abington Man Faces 3rd Degree Murder Charges In Overdose Death

The victim, who had just returned from a family camping trip, died just hours after making the purchase of meth and fentanyl. ABINGTON, 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. Ronald B

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:26:45

Hour-long standoff ends in West Philadelphia

An hour-long standoff ended peacefully in West Philadelphia. SWAT teams surrounded a home on the 6200 block of Washington Avenue just before 3 a.m. Thursday. They responded to the report of a man with a gun. Police say that man is now in custody. There is no word if police recovered a weapon. An hou

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 12:50:46

Woman Robs, Burns Man In Wheelchair: Philadelphia Police

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a woman suspected of robbing a man who uses a wheelchair and burning his legs in the process. Tanisha Woods, 35, is wanted for robbing a man on the 11000 block of Roosevelt Boulevard on Monday March 19, police said

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:11:28

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

Detectives: Abington man sold drugs that killed Hatfield man

Ronald Solomon's death in August was caused by a mix of methamphetamine and fentanyl sold to him by Ronald Brauning, investigators say. An Abington man is behind bars for allegedly supplying the drugs that led to the death of a Hatfield man last year. Ronald Brauning, 40, faces charges including dru


Pit Bull Puppies Abandoned In Norristown

NORRISTOWN, PA - Two pit bull puppies were abandoned in Norristown on Thursday, police said. The pair, a male and a female, are about five months old. They were found wandering on the 500 block of Kohn Street. If you are able to provide a home for the pups, please contact the Montgomery County SPCA

PATCH - 2018-03-22 22:59:32

Officer Cleared In Killing Of Abington Domestic Violence Suspect

"I have a hostage," the suspect shouted at police, holding what looked like a firearm over a bloodied victim. ABINGTON, PA - The Abington Township Police officer who fatally shot and killed a domestic violence suspect on March 2 has been cleared in his use of deadly force, the Montgomery County Dist

PATCH - 2018-03-22 18:38:19

All School District of Philadelphia schools to open Thursday on two-hour delay

All School District of Philadelphia schools will open tomorrow, Thursday, March 22 on a two-hour delay. All buses will operate on a delayed schedule pushing morning pick up times back by two hours. The district asks that parents and caregivers be patient as certain yellow bus routes may experience m

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-21 22:31:07

Famous jockey dies in Philadelphia aged 56 after suffering horrific brain and spinal injuries when he was thrown from his horse mid-race

Published: 15:44 EDT, 22 March 2018 | Updated: 15:44 EDT, 22 March 2018 A renowned jockey has died just days after suffering horrific injuries in a racing accident. Jose Flores was pronounced dead at the Aria Frankford Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia on Thursday at 12.42pm. The 56-year-old had

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-22 19:44:08

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


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 -

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 00:07:00

Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner Helps Turn Meek Mill & Others' Nightmares Into Dreams, Cleans Up Philly's Dirty Image

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner could become the key reason Meek Mill is a free man sooner than we all think. The recently elected DA has wasted little time leaving his stamp on a slew of local criminal justice policies including a decision not to oppose everyone's favorite Dreamchaser


Lansdale Snow Updates: Accidents, Parking, More

LANSDALE, PA - Nor'easter number four has arrived in the Lansdale area, and it looks to be a big one. Anywhere from 12 to 18 inches of snow could hit the Montgomery County area through Wednesday night, with the heaviest snow coming in the middle of the day. A snow emergency went into effect in Lansd

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:37:20

PA Snowfall Totals So Far For March 21 Storm

Here are the latest snowfall totals from the March 21 storm, according to the National Weather Service as of 3 p.m. Wednesday: Bucks County West Rockhill Twp 8.0 inches, 203 PM Quakertown 7.0, 1210 PM Springtown 6.9, 1220 PM Kintnersville 6.0, 1200 PM Perkasie 6.0, 149 PM Silverdale 5.0. 1

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:21:37

PRINCETON: New Jersey authorities identify former Newtown, Bucks County man as Panera Bread gunman

TRENTON >> The gunman who police killed during a five-hour standoff on March 20 at the Panera Bread in Princeton, New Jersey has been identified as Scott Mielentz. The 56-year-old lived in Newtown, Bucks County, for some time, authorities said, before relocating to Lawrence, N.J. He identified himse

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:13:00

West Norriton Police Seeking Suspected Identity Thief

WEST NORRITON, PA - Police in West Norriton are seeking a suspected identity thief and are asking for the public's help. The victim first reported that unauthorized accounts had been opened using her name and photo identification on Feb. 9. The suspect allegedly opened the accounts at Nordstrom's

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:53:15

Man Murdered Lover, Their Unborn Child In Montgomery County: DA

ELKINS PARK, PA -- A man has been arrested for the murder of a mother and her unborn baby in Montgomery County last month. He had been carrying on an affair with the victim which his wife did not know about, and the child of the victim was his, according to authorities. Tristian Jones, 35, of Phila


Brothers ambushed, shot and killed outside their Southwest Philadelphia homes, police say

Police say two brothers are dead after being ambushed outside their homes in Southwest Philadelphia. It happened at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Kingsessing Avenue. Officers arrived to find one brother lying in the street, between two parked vehicles. The 50-year-old man had been shot once


Motive sought for drive-by shooting that killed 2 men in North Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia has left two men dead. But a motive for the shootings remains unknown. Authorities say someone in an SUV opened fire on the victims shortly after 4 p.m. Monday on the 2900 block of Wishart Street. A 39-year-old man was sh


Lower Merion Enacting Snow Emergency Tuesday Night

The emergency will go into effect Tuesday night, but trash and recycling collection will go on as usual Wednesday for as long as possible. LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, PA - Lower Merion Township is enacting a snow emergency status effective at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 as a fourth nor'easter storm hits