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Bensalem Man Charged With Rape In Bristol Break-In

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, PA — A Bensalem man was on meth when he broke into a home in Bristol Township, punched and raped a woman who'd been sleeping inside, then walked away while still naked, according to police.


Bristol Borough Moves Closer To Hiring New Superintendent

The Bristol Borough School Board has a finalist in the search for the district’s next superintendent. The Bucks County Intermediate Unit, which has been assisting in the search to replace retiring Superintendent Dr. Thomas Shaffer, confirmed Monday that Dr. Rose Minniti is the finalist for the job.


Bristol Borough School Board announces choice for superintendent

BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough School Board has selected the Superintendent of the Valley View School District in Lackawanna County as its choice to succeed retiring superintendent Dr. Thomas Shaffer.


Levittown Man Was Killed In Bristol Pedestrian Crash

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, PA — Police in Bristol Township have identified the man who was killed last week after being struck by two vehicles on New Falls Road. Ronald Marsonoski, 42, of Levittown, was the man killed in the crash, which happened at 8:32 p.m. last Sunday in the 6000 block of the road. After


Long Island Man Sexually Abused Bucks County 13-Year-Old, Police Say

A 26-year-old man from Long Island is incarcerated there while awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania on charges related to the alleged sexual abuse of a girl half his age, a Bucks County police department announced Monday.


Wildwood mayor: I won’t stop playing Kate Smith on the boardwalk

A New Jersey Shore town is sticking by the late singer Kate Smith, even as the Flyers and the New York Yankees have distanced themselves from her over questions about racist lyrics from more than 80 years ago.


Former gang leader doing life for ordering the murder of a mother loses appeal

It took Mercer County prosecutors three trials over 10 years to get a murder conviction against Jose “Boom Bat” Negrete, the one-time leader of the Latin Kings gang in Trenton.


No Shooting, But Police Chase Man On Foot

Despite the reports that spread on social media like wildfire Monday evening, police told LevittownNow.com that there was not a shooting in Tullytown. A man bailed from a car that was stopped by officers near the Arby’s in the Levittown Town Center around 6:30 p.m.


Three Local Roads To Be Repaired This Week

PennDOT crews and contractors will be taking to three Levittown-area roads this week for repair work. The crews will fix deteriorated pavement and patch problem spots. Bridgetown Pike in Northampton, Middletown townships;


Police ID Man Killed Along New Falls Road

The man who was killed after being struck by two vehicles last week has been identified. Ronald Marsonoski, 42, of Levittown, was pronounced deceased after being struck by a gray Nissan Altima and then a black Ford Fusion last Sunday around 8:40 p.m. The crash happened in the 6000 block of New Falls


Monday Marks Last Chance To Register For Primary Election

Are you a Democrat or Republican looking to vote in the May 21 municipal primary?. If you’re not registered, Monday is your last day to do so. To be eligible to vote to choose the nominees for judicial and local government positions in the closed primary, citizens must be registered as a Democrat or


Bucks County Is Getting a Local and Natural Foods Grocery Store

Poppy's Greengrocer is slated to open doors in New Hope in June. Get wellness tips, workout trends, healthy eating, and more delivered right to your inbox with our Be Well newsletter.


‘Knee-jerk reaction’ put Flyers in a corner, triggering removal of Kate Smith statue, former club VP says

Flyers officials declined to elaborate Monday on the statement they made Sunday about removing Kate Smith’s bronze statue from outside Xfinity Live!, but a former club executive said the team had painted itself into a corner once it covered the statue with a black tarp.


"They're already dead" Witness recalls deadly 6-car hit-and-run in Northeast Philadelphia

BUSTLETON (WPVI) -- The two people killed in a six-car hit-and-run crash in the Bustleton section of Philadelphia have been identified. The victims are Juan A. Lopez Rivera, 50, and Carmen Montalvo Ruiz, 48, both of the 5100 block of Whitaker Avenue.


1 dead, 7 wounded in Easter shootings in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating three separate Easter Sunday shootings that left one person dead and seven others wounded. No arrests have been reported in any of the shootings.


Lane Johnson doesn't like Donovan McNabb's comments on Carson Wentz, calls McNabb a 'snake'

On Saturday, former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb appeared on CBS Radio and made a comment about current Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. We’re not even sure you can call it a criticism, really — McNabb said Wentz hasn’t proven anything yet after not being able to finish the 2017 an


Two peopled killed in chain reaction crash identified

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two people killed in a chain reaction crash Saturday night in the Northeast section of the city have been identified and police are still looking for the driver who caused the crash.


Finally automating the Pennsylvania Turnpike could ease money woes, but what about toll collectors?

The transition to an all-electronic tolling system has been nearly a decade in the making; the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission first commissioned a feasibility study in 2010. While finally pulling it off could stem the turnpike's financial bleeding, it raises the specter of mass layoffs for the sta


‘It feels like they’ve taken the best of this city.’ Loved ones mourn teens gunned down in park as ambitious, kind

Ask loved ones about Shirleen “Nina” Caban, 19, and Sincere Howard, 17, and you’ll hear a lot of the same words: Fun. Outgoing. Hard worker. Bright future. But those bright futures were snuffed out early Easter morning when a shooter or shooters sprayed a parked car with bullets in Camden’s Von Nied


Trenton mayor announces pick for new police director

TRENTON, N.J. (WPVI) -- The mayor of Trenton, New Jersey has announced his pick to be the city's next police director. If confirmed, Sheilah Coley would become the first African-American woman to lead the Trenton Police Department.