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Man arrested for wife’s murder 38 years after she went missing

A 76-year-old man who allegedly asked investigators earlier this year “Did you find the body?” was busted this week in the 1981 cold case slaying of his wife in Pennsylvania.


Wawa in Uwchlan evacuated after pressure cooker found near gas pumps

UWCHLAN—On Thursday, April 18, at 6:06 p.m., officers of the Uwchlan Township Police Department responded to an incident at the Wawa located at 750 North Pottstown Pike. A caller at Wawa reported seeing a pressure cooker sitting next to one of the gas pumps in front of the business.


Montgomery County Community College students join international honor society

WHITPAIN — Montgomery County Community College celebrates the induction of 110 students into the Alpha Kappa Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, during a special ceremony held at its Central Campus in Blue Bell.


Hatfield Borough woman charged for firing through house

HATFIELD BOROUGH — A Hatfield Borough woman faces four firearms charges after allegedly accidentally firing her weapon and hitting a house across the street. Megan Marissa Shapcott, 28, of the 200 block of Union Street in Hatfield Borough faces a felony charge of discharging a firearm into an occupi


Aston Township carnival shut down permanently after large fight, arrests made

ASTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPVI) -- Cell phone video captured some of the chaos that erupted at the Aston Township Fire Department carnival on Thursday night. Unfortunately, a massive brawl would become the last few moments in history for the annual carnival.


Montgomery County organization donates to Leah's Dream

UPPER MERION — The Beta Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently held its annual covered dish supper where the Montgomery County-based group presented a check for $500 to guest speaker Sandee Mandel, founder and executive director of Leah’s Dream.


Most of Delaware under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The National Weather Service has expanded its Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland and southern New Jersey, including the following areas, in Delaware: Delaware beaches, Inland Sussex, Kent and New Castle Counties.


Bucks County man wanted on strangulation charge in Hatfield taken into custody in Florida

HATFIELD TOWNSHIP >> A man wanted on a series of charges in Hatfield is now in custody. The Hatfield Police Department said April 17 that Michael Allen Keiner, 42, of Langhorne was taken into custody in Jacksonville, Florida, on April 15 and is being extradited to Pennsylvania "due to several outsta


Montgomeryville-Lansdale Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MONTGOMERYVILLE-LANSDALE, PA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area, beginning Friday at 2:00 pm and ending Saturday at 10:00 am. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


As suburbs roar, Pennsylvania Democrats pick top 2020 target

To understand Pennsylvania’s fast-changing political geography, look no further than Tom Killion. After Democrats recently flipped six state Senate seats in the suburbs of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Killion is one of the chamber’s last Republicans standing in those areas — and target No. 1 for Dem


Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

A deal to create America’s largest marijuana dispensary chain may be derailed as Pennsylvania regulators take a closer look at the company’s operations in the state. Arizona-based Harvest Health and Recreation of Arizona, which has cannabis operations in multiple states announced last week that it w


Five Montco jail guards face retrial in alleged assault of inmate

NORRISTOWN — Five former Montgomery County correctional officers will be back in a courtroom in October to face a retrial on charges that remain against them in connection with the alleged assault of an inmate.


Lawyer gets 17 to 34 years for stealing from special-needs clients

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawyer from Collegeville who pleaded guilty to stealing from trust funds set up for people with special needs has been sentenced. The 17- to 34-year prison sentence for Patrick Bradley represents one year for each of his 17 victims, according to prosecutor Kelli M


Butler Pike closed until 2021 after widespread sinkhole issues

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Bad news for those who travel in the area around Butler Pike. Officials say they are going to fix the roadway once and for all, but it's going to take until 2021.


Pennsylvania Teen Accused Of Killing Her 71-Year-Old Grandfather For $30,000

A Pennsylvania teenager has been arrested on homicide charges after she, her boyfriend and her friends killed her 71-year-old grandfather. Gabriella Long, 17, was charged along with her boyfriend, Chris Cortez, 19, and friends Mercedes Hall, 16, and Devin Cunningham, 20. Police say they stabbed Jose


Off-duty cop beaten in Pa. pub, his gun stolen

The saying that nothing good happens after midnight apparently applies to police officers. According to CBSPhilly.com, an off-duty Philadelphia officer was beaten in a pub around 2:30 A.M. today, and a gun he was carrying was stolen.


Warrington Man Killed Wife, Pretended She Was Alive: DA

WARRINGTON, PA — A former Warrington Township resident killed his wife in 1981, then took pains to pretend she was still alive after the fact, prosecutors claim after his arrest Thursday, nearly 39 years later.


Arrest Made in Million Dollar Philadelphia Thrift Shop Blaze

A Philadelphia man has been charged with setting a 4-alarm fire that consumed a popular thrift store in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section earlier this month. Joseph Wolbert is charged with arson, causing a catastrophe and related crimes for the April 7 blaze at the Thrifty Irishman thrift shop al