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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.


Narrow But Charming Doylestown Borough Home Just Listed For $250K

DOYLESTOWN, PA -- Here's a home you don't see often. This narrow and petite Doylestown home has just more than 1,000 square feet and is located a half a block from the courthouse.


Snow Emergency Declared In Doylestown

DOYLESTOWN BOROUGH, PA — A snow emergency is in effect in Doylestown Borough starting at noon Wednesday. During the snow emergency, parking will not be permitted on designated Snow Emergency Routes. Snow Emergency Routes will also be restricted to vehicles with four wheel drive or snow chains.


Pedestrian killed after being struck twice in Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A pedestrian was killed after being struck by two vehicles on Street Road in Bensalem, Bucks County. It happened around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday near Brookwood Drive.


Bucks County residents push back against planned chemical plant

After four years and numerous stumbles, Israeli-based Elcon Recycling is moving forward with plans to bring a hazardous wastewater treatment plant to Falls Township, and residents are gearing up for a fight.


Quinoa Opening New Doylestown Borough Location

DOYLESTOWN, PA — Quinoa, a Peruvian and Mexican restaurant that closed its N. Easton Road location in December, will be reopening in March in the heart of Doylestown Borough, owners tell Patch.


Crash shuts down Street Road in Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A crash has shut down a portion of Street Road in Bensalem, Bucks County. It happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Street Road is closed between Hulmeville Road and I-95. Images from Chopper 6 over the scene show a vehicle smashed into a sign for Liberty gas station and damaged a


PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike issue commercial vehicle bans, restrictions

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have issued phased vehicle bans and restrictions for Wednesday as a winter storm hits across Pennsylvania. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned from I-70 in Fulton County, and I-99 from I-80 to the turnpike.


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.


2 Injured In Head-On Tractor Trailer Crash In Hatfield

HATFIELD, PA — Two people were injured in a head on crash last Friday between a car and a tractor-trailer in Hatfield, police said. The incident occurred on Feb. 15 at around 9:15 p.m. on the 2700 block of Clemens Road.


Pa. Man Rushed to Hospital After Admitting He Raped, Murdered and Cut Up Girlfriend’s Adopted Daughter

After a Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to raping, murdering and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old adopted daughter Grace Packer back in 2016, he was taken to the hospital.


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


Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their winds


Woman Stole $38K In Jewelry From Local Kmart: Plumstead PD

PLUMSTEAD TOWNSHIP, PA — A 22-year-old Bucks County woman who was charged with stealing $38,000 in jewelry from the local Kmart was arrested the day after being released from jail for another retail theft, Plumstead Township police said.


Here's how Pennsylvania is doing midway through flu season

Sixteen adult deaths associated with influenza have been reported to the state Health Department in the last two weeks, rounding out what in the previous two years has been peak flu season.


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 Travel Restrictions Possible for Slippery Conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 10 a.m. (February 20) to 7 a.m. (February 21) for all of the Twin Tiers, Central New York and stretching north past Syracuse, west toward the western Southern Tier and south through Central Pennsylvania.


Bucks County Community College student bakes cupcakes for those in need

Bucks County Community College chef apprentice Jackie Stein recently celebrated Valentine's Day by baking and decorating 130 cupcakes for area families in need. Stein, of Newtown, fashioned the goodies under the direction of her instructor, Chef Linda Angeline, as part of an independent study projec


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.


Pennsylvania Veteran Asking For Public’s Help Locating Special Hat Lost On Flight To Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Vietnam veteran from Pennsylvania needs your help locating a very special hat that he lost on a flight to Philadelphia. John Armao Reber says he lost his Veteran’s Cap while on a Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando to Philly on Feb. 1.