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Busted: $8-million-a-week-drug ring run out of Bucks County home

Bucks County authorities have charged nearly a dozen people with running a massive narcotics distribution center out of an unassuming Warminster home, pumping out nearly $8 million of opioids per week, District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said Wednesday.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-12-12 22:21:06

Mom whose baby was ripped away during arrest due in court in New Jersey

TRENTON -- A Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old baby was ripped from her arms during a disturbing arrest at the Human Resources Administration buildingwas released from jail after the charges against her were dropped, but that isn't the end of her legal trouble.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 16:11:49

Local Fire Departments To Escort Santa Around Newtown

NEWTOWN, PA — Fire departments in the Newtown area will once again be escorting Santa around the area. You'll know Santa is near when you can hear the sirens. The Newtown Fire Association will be taking Santa on a tour of the town on Saturday, Dec. 22. His tour will start at 8 am. An estimated sched

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:46:00

Newtown Twp May Sue Opioid Manufacturers

NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — Newtown Township will consider filing a lawsuit against drug makers who produce opioid medications during a meeting Wednesday. The agenda includes an item that would permit township legal representation to file the suit against manufacturers and distributors of synthetic opioi

PATCH - 2018-12-12 17:39:00

11 Arrested After Authorities Find Over 200 Pounds Of Heroin In Bucks County Home, DA Says

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — At least 11 people have been arrested after a massive drug bust on Tuesday afternoon in Bucks County, officials say. A quiet street in Warminster became anything but when Warminster Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the Bucks County DA’s Office served a search warrant a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 16:40:36

New Indian Restaurant Opens Wednesday In Newtown

NEWTOWN, PA — Good news for fans of Indian cuisine: Cross Culture, an Indian restaurant with three other Bucks County locations, will open its Newtown restaurant today — Wednesday, Dec. 12.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 14:37:00

11 arrests made, large amounts of drugs found in Warminster raid

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Eleven people were arrested Wednesday after a massive drug bust in Bucks County, officials said. Authorities said they recovered what they believe to be more than 100 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, a loaded handgun, and at least $30,000 in cash from a Warminster home.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-13 02:12:07

11 arrested in raid at suspected drug lab in Bucks County

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WTXF) - Eleven people have been arrested after authorities in Bucks County raided a suspected drug lab overnight. SWAT teams entered the home on the 600 block of Cheryl Drive in Warminster late Tuesday night. Authorities say the raid was part of a months-long investigation.

FOX29.COM - 2018-12-12 12:05:00

Major drug investigation in Warminster, Bucks County

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Investigators in hazmat suits descended onto a home in Warminster, Bucks County as part of a major drug investigation. Though the specifics have yet to be revealed, Action News has learned the FBI was called in to investigate.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 12:17:04

Woman steals roll of scratch-off lottery tickets from Bucks County store

LOWER SOUTHAMPTON TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Lower Southampton, Bucks County are asking for help to catch a woman in what they call a "scratch and scram." Investigators released a surveillance photo of the suspect who stole scratch-off lottery tickets from the County Farms store.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 04:49:47

Cross Culture Expands With 4th Bucks Co. Location

Cross Culture, an Indian restaurant with a booth at the Ferry Market, will open its fourth Bucks County restaurant restaurant today — Wednesday, Dec. 12. The newest restaurant for Cross Culture, which also has locations in Doylestown, Buckingham and Princeton, will be in Newtown. Cross Culture, whic

PATCH - 2018-12-12 16:08:00

Woman whose baby was ripped from her arms by officers won't face charges

A mother who had her 1-year-old child snatched from her arms by officers at a Brooklyn social services office will not face charges stemming from that incident and will be released from Rikers Island, where she was being held on an unrelated warrant.

AOL CORP - 2018-12-12 01:07:00

Police: Woman steals purse at Bucks County Starbucks, makes $2K in purchases

YARDLEY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Bucks County have released surveillance images of a woman suspected of stealing a woman's purse then using her credit cards to shop. Police said the female suspect took the victim's purse at a Yardley Starbucks in the Oxford Shopping Center located at 1621 Big Oak Ro

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-11 10:25:06

Whole Foods slates Jan. 18 opening for new store in Newtown

NEWTOWN — Here comes Whole Foods. After a four-year wait the Whole Foods Market has announced a January opening date for their Newtown Square location. The 51,000-square-foot store, located at 3737 West Chester Pike, will officially open at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-12-10 21:49:00

Woman's Plot To Steal Cash Foiled By Newtown Bank Employees: Cop

NEWTOWN, PA — A woman from New York is facing charges of forgery and identity theft after police said she was caught trying to fraudulently access a bank account with a counterfeit license last week in Newtown Township.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 16:36:00

New Restaurant Opens At Bucks County Playhouse

NEW HOPE, PA — There's a new riverfront dining experience in New Hope. The Deck Restaurant and Bar, which is located at the back of the Bucks County Playhouse, opened Dec. 9 for a preview period. An official grand opening is set for Feb. 10, 2019.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 19:40:00

NJ Credit Card Fraud Charges Dropped Against Mom in Caught-on-Camera Clash With Police, Day After Judge Orders Release From Rikers

A mother jailed after police violently pulled her toddler son from her arms in a videotaped encounter in the crowded waiting room of a New York City social services office has agreed to do community service to resolve a separate legal case in New Jersey.

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-12-11 19:04:22

Police: 3 men tied up in Bucks County home invasion; suspects sought

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (WTXF) - Police are investigating after an alleged home invasion in Bucks County. It happened around 10 p.m. Monday night on the unit block of Canal Road in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

FOX29.COM - 2018-12-11 12:24:00

Newtown Shooter Described 'Scorn for Humanity'

Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-12-10 15:19:15

Newtown Community Raises $1,900 For Woman Who Dropped Money

NEWTOWN, PA — The Newtown community has stepped up to help a woman who dropped a "large sum" of money in the parking lot of an Upper Makefield bank in October. According to police, the woman dropped the money on Oct. 3 at the Santander Bank bank parking lot in Washington Crossing.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 20:21:00