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Husband of Bucks County Woman Missing for 38 Years Charged with Her Murder

The once ice cold case of Gloria Korzon, who vanished in 1981, has been reignited suddenly in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Korzon's ex-husband, William Korzon, has been arrested and was arraigned in a county court Thursday on a homicide charge, according to the Bucks County District Attorney's office

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Bucks County man charged by Falls Township Police with drug delivery resulting in death

FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Ryan Bittner-Walsh, 24, has been charged by Falls Township Police with drug delivery resulting in death and possession with intent to deliver. On Feb. 24, 2017 Detective J. Vella responded to the report of a deceased subject. Upon arrival, Det. Vella found Ricardo Fernandez decease

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Pennsylvania Man Sleeping In Dumpster Loses Prosthetic Leg After Ending Up In Trash Truck

MCKEES ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.

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Man Found Naked Inside Newtown Home After Crash In Backyard, Police Say

A pair of Newtown residents came home from an outing to find a naked man walking around inside their home over the weekend. The incident took place around 8:20 a.m., Sunday, April 14, when Newtown Police were called to a residence on Church Hill Road to investigate the report of a naked man walking

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Police Looking For Speeding Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Man On His Way To Work In Delaware County

YEADON, Pa. (CBS) — A grieving widow wants answers after her husband was killed in a hit-and-run. Police say the victim was in the wrong place at the wrong time and got caught in between two speeding drivers.

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Mueller report takeaways: What comes next

Predictably, the full 448-page special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 election offered a much more complicated picture than the one presented in the four-page summary by Attorney General William Barr that had dominated discussion.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Marple Newtown Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MARPLE NEWTOWN, 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.

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NJ state trooper arrested on child pornography charge

TRENTON, N.J. (WPVI) -- A New Jersey state trooper was arrested Thursday for allegedly engaging in a sexually explicit email exchange with an adult woman about a pre-teen girl, during which the trooper and the woman allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos, including a photo of the young girl.

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Lower Bucks County State Representatives Introduce Plan To Freeze Property Taxes For Some

Two Lower Bucks County state representatives announced Thursday that they plan to introduce legislation that would freeze property taxes for eligible homeowners who are age 65 or older.

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Rapist lured Philly woman to N.J. using ‘Plenty of Fish’ dating site, and police used the same site to reel him in, cops say

A Florence man used the dating site “Plenty of Fish” to entice a Philadelphia woman to travel to Burlington County Monday, then drove her to a remote area of Cinnaminson, raped her and tossed her out of his car, authorities alleged Thursday.

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Man charged with killing wife last seen 4 decades ago

A man was charged Thursday with killing his wife nearly 40 years ago and plotting to murder a suburban Philadelphia police sergeant who investigated the case in the 1980s. William W. Korzon, of East Prospect, Pennsylvania, was charged with criminal homicide in the death of Gloria Korzon, who has not

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Newtown Police: Possible Burglary Suspects Scared Off By Cops

It appears as though a speedy response from local police officers thwarted what would have been a local burglary. According to a social media post from the Newtown Police Department, Sergeant Hynes was on the scene within one minute after the department received a report that an alarm had been activ

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Norwich man with warrant out of Pennsylvania facing charges following Ledyard traffic stop

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Norwich man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Ledyard. According to officials, on Tuesday around 4:00 p.m., a vehicle was pulled over after officers noticed it had an expired registration plate.

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Fireball lights up the sky over Pennsylvania and other eastern states

A bright green fireball was spotted in the nighttime sky on Tuesday by hundreds of people in southern Pennsylvania and 8 other states. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball raced north to south at 10:57 p.m. and ended its flight in the Atlantic Ocean east of Bethany Beach, Delaware.

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The 5 Pennsylvania counties that are growing (and shrinking) the most

The latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show mixed results for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties: 37 counties decreased in population while only 30 increased between 2017 and 2018.

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CB West Senior Wins Bucks County High School Fiction Contest

DOYLESTOWN, PA — A Central Bucks West student has won first prize in the 2019 Bucks County High School Short Fiction Contest. Senior Nora Dowdell won the second annual contest and $200 for her short story entitled, "A Better Version of My Confession."

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Man Arrested For Southampton Home-Improvement Scam

UPPER SOUTHAMPTON, PA — A man from Philadelphia has been arrested in Upper Southampton on charges that he was running a home-improvement scam there. Patrick William Zolk, 42, is charged with home improvement fraud, theft by deception and receiving stolen property, police said Thursday.

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Police rescue 20 dogs — 5 critical — from NJ woman’s home

SHAMONG — A woman faces 60 counts of animal cruelty after officers rescued 20 dogs from "deplorable and inhumane conditions" at her home. Marissa Corbett, 39, was arrested and released with a pending court date.

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NJ man fatally crushed by collapsed equipment at work site

JACKSON — A man who called police after he was pinned under a piece of heavy equipment that collapsed on him Thursday morning died several hours later. Kenneth Mann, 58, was taking apart equipment when it collapsed just after 7 a.m. at the garage at Ralph Clayton & Sons, according to a preliminary i

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York County man arrested in '81 homicide of wife in Bucks County

A York County man accused of battering his wife for years until she disappeared in Bucks County in 1981 is now accused of killing her — and is also accused of trying to arrange the murder of a police officer investigating him.

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