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Bucks County man pleads guilty in murder, dismemberment of 14-year-old Grace Packer

A Doylestown man admitted Tuesday that he kidnapped, raped, killed, and dismembered his girlfriend’s 14-year-old adoptive daughter, Grace Packer, in 2016. His girlfriend also is expected to plead guilty.


Bristol Township clears hurdle in sale of three schools

The path is clearer for McGrath & Son Homes to purchase three vacant Bristol Township elementary schools after a request from another company for an injunction hearing on the sale was withdrawn.


2 To 4 Inches Of Snow On The Way, Forecasters Say

Snow is on the way to the Levittown area. Brine and salt has been spread on area roadways as a precaution, many schools have closed, and forecasters are fine-tuning their last-minute calls.


New Jersey Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey has declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the region. The state of emergency is in effective beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.


Pennsylvania prisons’ unprecedented mail policy will be tested in federal court this week

In September, Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections responded to what it said was a scourge of drug smuggling with a series of stringent security measures, some of them with no precedent in a state prison system.


18-Year-Old Trenton Man Busted For Allegedly Selling Heroin In Lower Bucks County

An investigation that spanned Lower Bucks County and Trenton led to the arrest of a man who allegedly sold heroin in the area. Daniel L. Allen, 18, of Trenton, was busted last Thursday after he delivered heroin in Lower Bucks County, police said.


Is My Town Under A Snow Emergency?

With a winter storm now predicted to bring between 2 and 4 inches of snow to the region on Wednesday, local municipalities are declaring snow emergencies ahead of the first flakes.


Timing, Snowfall Estimates For Wednesday Storm In Eastern PA

The next round of winter weather is on its way to Eastern Pennsylvania, and will bring as much as five inches of snow and a glaze of ice on Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Philadelphia region from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, heavy


Police Log: Three Phones Stolen, Ignition Damaged & More

The following was provided courtesy of the Bristol Township Police Department. A 29-year-old Levittown woman was arrested on a bench warrant in the 2500 block of Route 13 at 11:24 a.m. She was released to the custody of sheriff’s deputies.


Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push Gun Safety Bills

YARDLEY, PA — State Rep. Perry Warren and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero of Bucks County marked the one-year anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. by promoting gun safety bills they have sponsored.


Bucks’ Meghan Schulz is a ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

The environmental engineer at SEPTA recently took home more than $27,000 on the classic game show. Meghan Schulz still remembers the first CD she ever owned — Mariah Carey’s 1993 release, Music Box. At 9 years old, the Bristol resident idolized the artist, and could usually be found singing every si


Former Philadelphia Homicide Detective Raped and Intimidated Witnesses and Suspects, DA Says

A former Philadelphia Police Department detective pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations that he sexually assaulted male witnesses and suspects over more than a decade. Philip Nordo allegedly “groomed” his victims during ongoing investigations and engaged in conduct to make these men "more suscep


Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm To Drop Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Across Region

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A winter weather advisory is in effect for Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, with the exception of Chester and western Montgomery counties, where a winter storm warning is in effect.


Neshaminy Schools To Close Wednesday

LEVITTOWN, PA — Schools and offices in the Neshaminy School District will be closed Wednesday due to ice and snow in the forecast. All before and after-school activities also are canceled, the district announced.


Ex-Philly police officer charged with raping witnesses during investigations

PHILADELPHIA (FOX 29) - A former Philadelphia police officer was arrested Tuesday on allegations he sexually assaulted male witnesses and suspects over his decade-plus career as a detective.


Driver on Drugs Crashes Into New Jersey Gas Station, Killing 3: Sources

Three people, including a father and his teenage son, died when a driver allegedly high on drugs hit a guardrail and crashed into a gas station in New Jersey Tuesday, law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell News 4.


Ohio Man Sentenced To 35 Years For Sex Crimes Against Minors In Several States, Including Pennsylvania

(KDKA) – The U.S. Secret Service announced that an Ohio man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for committing sex crimes against minor girls in several states, including Pennsylvania.


Man with 5 previous DUI convictions kills woman in weekend crash, police say

UPPER CHICHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- A man who has previously been arrested five times for driving under the influence has been charged with causing a fatal accident this weekend. David Strowhouer, 31, of Newtown, has five previous DUI convictions that authorities know of, four in Chester County and one


Police: Man Shot And Killed Outside Of Chinese Restaurant In Kensington

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police are looking for a killer Monday night after a man was murdered outside of a Chinese takeout restaurant. The shooting happened near Clearfield Street and Weymouth Street in Kensington.


Pennsylvania Man Buys Everything At OC Brewing Co. Public Auction

OCEAN CITY, Md. - After over an hour of bidding for individual lots at the Ocean City Brewing Company's public auction on Tuesday, one Pennsylvania man bought everything in an absolute sale.