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Lansdale police investigating strong-arm robbery

The Lansdale Borough Police Department is investigating a strong-arm robbery that took place at around 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The robbery took place at Ilce's Grocery, located on the unit block of West Main Street, according to police. Police said the offender pushed the victim down after a


Lansdale man admits to domestic violence, awaits sentencing

NORRISTOWN — A Lansdale man admitted to assaulting his girlfriend during an argument that began outside a borough bar. Michael Christian Sanders, 26, who listed an address in the 600 block of Rosemont Avenue, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to a misdemeanor charge of simple assault in conn


Police: Woman opened bank accounts with Lansdale resident's identity

LANSDALE — Police are seeking the identity of the woman pictured here, who is suspected of using the identity of a Lansdale Borough resident to open TD Bank accounts in Bayonne, New Jersey, Jan. 17.


Fire Battled At Lansdale Home Wednesday

LANSDALE, PA — Firefighters are battling a blaze in a home in Lansdale Wednesday morning, officials confirmed. The incident occurred at around 9:01 a.m. on the 400 block of Pierce Street.


Montgomery County Courts, Offices Closed Wednesday

NORRISTOWN, PA — The expected winter storm has led the Montgomery County offices and courts to shut down on Wednesday, Feb. 20. 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 mixed precipitation is


Snow blankets Lansdale, surrounding region

PENNSYLVANIA — The winter weather sweeping into the commonwealth prompted closures and transportation restrictions in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Public and parochial schools in Montgomery County were closed Feb. 20, and snow emergencies were in effect for the storm's duration in several mun


Lansdale Snow Emergency Goes Into Effect

LANSDALE, PA — A snow emergency has been delcared in Lansdale. Most importantly and pressingly, it means that all vehicles must be removed from snow emergency routes in the area, as the roads will be cleared by plows.


Suspect In Hawaii Crash That Killed Montco Man Pleads Not Guilty

The suspect in a Hawaii DUI crash that took the life of a Montgomery County man and two others has pleaded not guilty, according to court documents. The suspect, Alins Sumang, faces three counts of manslaughter for the Jan. 28 incident, where he reportedly veered across several lanes and smashed int


1 Killed After Car Slams Into Gas Station Sign On Street Road In Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) – One person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a pole in Bensalem, Wednesday morning. The crash happened on the 1500 block of Street Road, around 5:20 a.m.


Mom, boyfriend pleading guilty in teen girl’s horrific rape, dismemberment, officials say

A man has pleaded guilty in the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and the victim’s adoptive mother has agreed to plead guilty and serve a life sentence. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree murder in the death of Grace Packer. A jury outside Philadelphia will det


Pennsylvania Mayor to Issue ‘Inclusion Day’ Proclamation in Support of Recent ‘Drag Queen Story Fun Time’

The mayor of Lansdale, Pennsylvania has agreed to issue a proclamation marking every Feb. 2 as “Inclusion Day” in commemoration of a recent “Drag Queen Story Fun Time” featuring the drag queen “Annie Christ”—a play-on-words of “anti-Christ.” The event generated both support and protest.


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.


SEPTA trains strike 2 around same time, 1 killed

BRYN MAWR, Pa. (WPVI) -- Authorities are investigating two separate incidents of people being hit by SEPTA trains. At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, a victim was killed on the Media-Elywn line.


Storm brings up to 10 inches of snow to Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say the winter storm that has dumped as much as 10 inches of snow on the commonwealth has also disrupted transportation and prompted school and other closures in Pennsylvania.


Woman allegedly stole $38,000 worth of jewelry from Kmart

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Authorities have arrested a woman accused of stealing $38,000 worth of jewelry from a Kmart store in Bucks County. In January, Plumstead Township police say they investigated a theft of $38,000 worth of jewelry from a Kmart located in the Cross Keys section of Plumstead T


Multi-vehicle accident reported on Route 422

PHOENIXVILLE — Traffic backed up on Route 422 after a multi-vehicle accident was reported late Wednesday morning near Phoenixville. According to updates from 511PA, a multi-vehicle crash on Route 422 eastbound between Egypt Road/Black Rock Road and Route 23 has closed all lanes of traffic. Drivers a


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Crash shuts down Route 422 eastbound in Upper Merion Township

UPPER MERION TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Route 422 eastbound has been shut down in Upper Merion Township following a crash that happened on the snowy roadway. The crash happened late Wednesday morning between Trooper Road and Route 23.


Montgomery County Holds Town Hall After Ku Klux Klan Recruitment Literature Found In Communities

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – A town hall on diversity and inclusion was held in Montgomery County on Monday night after several disturbing incidents. The event, Diversity – The Art of Thinking Independently, and Together, was held in Wyndmoor.


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.