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Shots fired at Springfield Mall prompts brief lockdown; suspects sought
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (WTXF) - Police are on the scene at Springfield Mall in Delaware County after shots were fired outside the building. Authorities say a fight inside the mall was taken outside when the shots were fired. No injuries were reported. Multiple suspects fled the scene, according to police.
Local Abington Area Actress Performs in "Aladdin Jr."
Shining, shimmering, splendid! A young actress from Glenside performs in the ensemble of the Walnut Street Theatre's production of Disney's ALADDIN JR, beginning September 22nd through September 30th.Based on the timeless animated film and hit Broadway show, Disney's ALADDIN JR. is filled with magic
2 Of 3 Teens Missing In Warminster Found
WARMINSTER, PA — Two of the three teens who went missing from a group home in Warminster this week have been found, police said Saturday.Rosalinda Driggings, 15, and Khalid Washington, 16, have been located, according to Warminster Township Police. Richard Diehl, 16, remains missing. The three left
Top 10 for Friday: These are the Top 10 things to do this weekend
Delco Top 10 for Friday, October 19, 2018Weekend Events Oct 20 -21Oct. 19 and 20 Laurel Hill Cemetery Soul Crawl 7 p.m. tickets $25.
Winning Numbers Drawn For $1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
DES MOINES, Iowa (CBS) - The Mega Millions wininng numbers for the $1 billion jackpot 15, 23, 53, 65 and 70 with a Mega Ball of 7. It's the second-biggest jackpot in history. The $1 billion jackpot has a one-time cash option of $565 million. Or if the winner chooses the annuity option, the jackpot w
2 Critical After Man Shoots Attempted Robber Outside Bar In Feltonville: Police
The shooting happened on the 4800 block of Front Street at approximately 4:30 a.m. Police say one man tried to rob another man at gunpoint and shot him. Credit: CBS3 In an attempt to help the robbery victim, another man present at the bar shot the suspected robber. That man is licensed to carry a gu
Philadelphia songwriter wins $44M in suit over Usher song
A Philadelphia songwriter has been awarded more than $44 million in damages in a suit that targeted the co-writers of a hit Usher song.A jury last week awarded the sum to Daniel Marino, who claims he was cut out of profits and credit from song that was recorded by Usher, although Usher himself wasn'
Eagles Game at Vintage Cigar Room - Abington, PA Patch
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Police Seeking This Car In Fatal Montco Traffic Dispute [VIDEO]
The incident occurred in Cheltenham Township on Dewey Road near N. Front Street at around 9:30 p.m. The victim, Rithina Torn, 29, of Philadelphia, approached a dark colored vehicle that was stopped at the intersection. The driver of the vehicle turned and fired several shots at Torn, killing hi, aut
Willow Grove Man Caught Burglarizing Home: Police
WARRINGTON, PA — Two burglars, including a Willow Grove man, were recently caught in the act by Warrington Police, authorities said. The incident happened along the 350 block of Oak Avenue. Officers were called there for a report of a burglary in progress.
Contractor Accused Of Ripping Off Homeowners More Than $100,000, Never Completing Work
PHILADELPHIA (CBS)— An area contractor has been charged with fraud after allegedly billing clients more than $100,000 for renovations and never completing the work. Authorities say John Pratt, of Oreland, took advantage of nearly two dozen people and there could potentially be more victims.
Montco community bans plastic bags, straws, statewide ban proposed
NARBERTH—State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Representative Mary Jo Daley (D-Montgomery) announced legislation that would ban the automatic distribution of single-use plastic straws and bags by Pennsylvania restaurants to consumers. They did so with the support of members of the N
3 face drug, gun charges after traffic stop outside Wilmington
Three men are facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop just outside Wilmington, New Castle County Police announced Friday.According to authorities, officers were patrolling the Alban Park community when they spotted a grey Chevrolet Impala driving around without using headlights.
Abington Township Police: Suspicious Man Asks Boys To Urinate In Bottle While They Were Walking Home From School
ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) - Police in Abington Township are warning the community about a suspicious man who asked two boys who were walking home from school to urinate in a bottle. Police say the two Abington Junior High School students were walking home on Wednesday on Edgehill Road in the area
NJ man charged with killing his 92-year-old mother in fire
PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP — A 56-year-old township man has been charged with killing his 92-year-old mother and her 92-year-old companion after starting a fire that got out of control.The Oct. 16 fire ignited by Kurt Smith left him hospitalized for smoke inhalation and killed his mother, Lore Smith, who di
Man, 40, shot at North Philadelphia Dunkin' Donuts
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - A man is in critical condition after police say he was shot at a shooting at a Dunkin Donuts in North Philadelphia Friday morning. SKYFOX was over the scene of the store on the 400 block of North 5th Street where shots were fired around 7:45 a.m. Police say a 40-year-old
Woman Stole From Car In Fischers Park In Lansdale: Cops
TOWAMENCIN, PA — Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a suspect in a recent theft from a vehicle.The incident occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at about 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Fischers Park.Towamencin Police said that above woman stole something — they did not say what — fr
Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future; The 2018 NAACP Awards Reception and Gala - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
ABOVE PHOTO: From left: Romona Riscoe Benson, director of corporate relations at PECO; Councilwoman Cindy Bass with her daughter, Ron Davis,vice president and chief diversity officer at PARX Casino; Thera Martin, veteran broadcaster and journalist; Phila. NAACP treasurer Shirley Jordan, and politica
240 animals seized from Montco home related to Macungie case
Animals include 100+ snakes, alligators, tortoisesHumane Society begins care for reptiles, over 200-pound snakeLehigh County Humane Society begins treating rescued exotics15-foot snake, pigs, dozens of exotic animals found in Macungie home
2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Pa. Turnpike
Two people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash that closed the Pennsylvania Turnpike in both directions east of Norristown Thursday morning. A vehicle collided with a truck hauling hay around 7 a.m. Thursday on I-276 eastbound in Plymouth Meeting near the Mid-County Exchange. Two medical heli