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Police seek information on Norristown armed robbery

Norristown Police are looking for information about an armed robbery that occured at 7-11, 1335 Sandy St., Monday at about 12:20 a.m.

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-09-18 18:30:00

Man Who Lit Self On Fire After Killing Seeks Public Defender

WHITEMARSH, PA — The man who police said set himself on fire after stabbing and running over a woman in Whitemarsh has asked for a public defender, according to a court documents.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 17:41:58

Norristown's Park(ing) Day Creates Mini Parks Out Of Pavement

NORRISTOWN, PA — Montgomery County is helping to host a unique event to raise awareness for public space in several local municipalities, including Norristown.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 16:09:43

Lansdale's Church Road Parking Kiosk Opening Delayed

The kiosk was originally slated to go into effect on Sept. 17, but the opening date has been delayed, officials said.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 16:54:59

Norristown woman jailed on manslaughter charge in overdose death

NORRISTOWN — A Norristown woman faces time behind bars on a manslaughter charge in connection with the overdose death of a man at a homeless outreach center on the Norristown State Hospital grounds.Sandra H. “Sandy” McDonald, 52, of the 1200 block of Markley Street, was sentenced in Montgomery Count

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-09-17 17:30:00

Pa. man beats, stabs his dad to death, then dumps body near golf course: police

AsNBC-10 in Philly reports, police say the son, identified as Robert Coult III, 30, of Yeadon, Pa., repeatedly struck his father over the head with a hammer during an argument over a small amount of money.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-09-18 07:29:00

Montco Teen Still Missing, Police Believe He May Be In Area

UPPER GWYNEDD, PA — An Upper Gwynedd teen who went missing Sunday and was last seen leaving work at Delaware Valley University in Bucks County has not been located as of Tuesday at 5 p.m., police said in an update. Additional photos of the car he was driving have been released by authorities as they

PATCH - 2018-09-18 21:07:13

Escaped Upper Darby prisoner located in Philadelphia, flees again

Philadelphia— The 26-year-old woman who escaped an Upper Darby district court last week has been spotted in West Philadelphia.According to authorities, Carolyn Quiah was located by a Philadelphia Police Officer around 5:30 Monday morning around 43rd Street and Fairmount Avenue after the officer's li

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-09-18 12:32:00

Norristown Native, Popular Bar Owner, Passes Away At 83

NORRISTOWN, PA — Joseph M. ("Smokey") Lasorda, age 83, of Boca Raton, Florida, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born on March 19, 1935 in Norristown, PA, to Carmella (Covuto) & Sabatino Lasorda (Abruzzo, Italy), he was the youngest of 5 brothers: Eddie, Tommy, Harry and Morris. H

PATCH - 2018-09-17 13:02:15

Delco man charged with murdering his father

GLADWYNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) —The body that was found over the weekend in Lower Merion Township has been identified as a Delaware County man, and that man’s 30-year-old son is charged with his murder.

RADIO.COM - 2018-09-17 17:59:58

Montco Teen Goes Missing, Last Seen Leaving Work: Police

According to Upper Gwynedd Township Police, Christopher Joseph Craven, 17, did not come home after his shift at the Doylestown university. He was last seen at 9:30 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-09-17 17:25:58

Police: Man who confessed to killing father showed no remorse

Authorities say a man who confessed to killing his father in Yeadon, Delaware County, drove to Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, where he allegedly dumped the body by the side of the road.

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-17 14:49:21

Authorities search for missing Upper Gwynedd teen

UPPER GWYNEDD — Police are asking for the public's help in locating a teen who went missing after working at an area college Sunday night.Cristopher Joseph Craven, 17, never returned home from his job at Delaware Valley University after completing his shift around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16, according to a

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-09-17 20:39:00

Man shot and killed in North Philadelphia; 2 men in custody

Man shot and killed in North Philadelphia; 2 men in custody. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on September 17, 2018.PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --Police have two suspects in custody after a man was shot and killed Monday evening.It happened after 7 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Dauphin Str

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-18 00:55:03

Search is on for missing Montgomery County male juvenile

Upper Gwynedd Township PoliceChris Craven has been missing since the evening of Sunday, September 16, 2018.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-09-17 19:59:58

Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Found In Delaware County

The species, lycorma delicatula, is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014 and poses a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood and nursery industries, which collectively

PATCH - 2018-09-17 13:06:15

Upper Gwynedd Township police search for missing 17-year-old

According to police, Christopher Joseph Craven has not returned home from work since 9:30 p.m. Sunday, September 16. He was last seen finishing his shift at Delaware Valley University.

FOX29.COM - 2018-09-18 01:25:00

Teen Dies In West Philadelphia Shooting Sunday

Anthony Gibbs, 17, of the 5800 block of Walton Street, died Sunday after being shot multiple times in his torso, police said.

PATCH - 2018-09-17 20:57:51

Police ID Cumberland County man killed in one-car crash

State police have identified a Cumberland County man who died in a one-car crash late Thursday.Jason P. Lautsbaugh, 39, of Newville, was headed north on Bulls Head Road in North Newton Township when he lost control of his car on an S curve just before 9:45 p.m., Trooper Jeffrey Davis reported. The t

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-09-17 05:26:00

Riverfront Festival draws crowd to Norristown's Riverfront Park

NORRISTOWN — A girl named Oscar?The tiny but full-grown Eastern Screech owl that drew crowds to the John James Audubon Center (JJAC) booth at Riverfront Park’s Riverfront Festival on Saturday had been named as a baby before her gender had been determined, explained JJAC volunteer Karen Hayman.“When