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2 men face prison for Norristown shooting tied to violent cross-county feud

NORRISTOWN — Two men prosecutors say were “armed for war” were sent to prison for their roles in the near-fatal shooting of a man in Norristown during a violent feud between rival groups from the borough and Pottstown.


No crime found in death of elderly Whitemarch couple

NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Whitemarsh Township Police Chief Christopher P. Ward announced the closing of the investigation into the Dec. 4, 2018, deaths of Ross and Rhoda Woodward of Whitemarsh Township after finding no evidence that a crime had occurred.


Gov. Wolf Declares State Of Emergency For Pennsylvania Ahead Of Winter Storm

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a state of emergency for Pennsylvania ahead of this weekend’s winter storm. The upcoming storm is expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through the weekend.


Bucks, Montgomery County schools, groups holding events for Martin Luther King Day

It's a holiday and there are no classes, but plenty will be going on at several area school districts during Martin Luther King Day on Monday. Students at many area schools in Bucks or Eastern Montgomery counties will be participating in voluntary service projects to honor the late civil rights lead


Montco jail guards lose bid to delay trial on charges they assaulted inmates

NORRISTOWN — Three former Montgomery County correctional officers have lost their bids to delay the start of their joint trial on charges they took part in the Valentine’s Day 2017 beatings of two inmates.


Snow, sleet and freezing rain headed to Bucks and Montgomery County

The light snow that coated parts of Bucks and Montgomery counties Friday morning was just a taste of what's ahead for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Westampton, New Jersey.


Lawyer: Accused Norristown killer 'incompetent to proceed to trial'

NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man accused of fatally shooting his father and wounding a 12-year-old borough boy with a semiautomatic pistol, allegedly because the boy “creeped” him out, may be incompetent to proceed to trial, his lawyer suggested in court papers.


Temperatures To Drastically Plummet After Second Winter Storm This Weekend

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With one of two storms now come and gone, the focus shifts to the next, stronger storm this weekend. Our region stays generally problem free through at least midday Saturday. But late in the day, snow or a wintry mix arrives for the northwest half of the region, and a winter sto


7 Pennsylvania garden and home shows to check out in 2019

Just because snow’s on the forecast doesn’t mean you can’t plan for this year’s garden and flower beds. There are a few garden shows in Lancaster County and the region this winter where you can find ideas, meet contractors and dig in to make something. Each of these events will have plenty of plants


1st round of wintry weather hits Philly area

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- The first round of wintry weather hit Thursday night and started leaving the area early Friday morning. At the Montgomery County PennDOT Depot in Norristown, salt trucks were prepared.


PA man behind bars on multiple drug charges

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – A Philadelphia man is currently behind bars after he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine during a traffic stop on Wednesday. An officer from the Bridgeville Police Department reportedly sought help from the Greenwood Police Department to stop a vehicle for a traffic vi


Mixed verdict for Jewelers' Row shop owner accused of fencing jewelry for burglary ring

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Jewelers' Row shop owner accused of selling jewelry stolen from homes on the Main Line and across the region was found guilty Friday of some charges against him, but not guilty of most.


Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar

SANATOGA PA – Get out of the house and do something! These activities are scheduled to occur this weekend (Friday through Sunday, Jan. 18-20, 2019), as provided to The Post calendar. Click here to see the calendar and read individual event information.


3 Hospitalized After Triple Shooting In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left three people injured on Friday night. It happened around 7:30 p.m. on the 1800 block of W. Pacific Street.


Ex-Main Line teacher's aide jailed for improper contact with kids

NORRISTOWN — A former teacher’s assistant who worked for a Main Line child care agency is on his way to state prison after he admitted to having inappropriate contact with four female children he supervised.


Driver draws prison for DUI crash with injuries in Montgomery Township

NORRISTOWN — A former Allentown man who admitted he was driving under the influence of synthetic marijuana when he caused a two-vehicle crash in Montgomery Township that injured two others is on his way to prison.


Driver who struck and killed gas station worker on Long Island arrested in Pennsylvania: police

SOUTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — The driver accused of fatally striking a gas station worker on Long Island turned himself into police in Pennsylvania on Friday, police said. On Jan. 14, the driver tried to leave without paying for $22 worth of gas at the Pit Stop gas station on Grand Avenue in South Hempste


Food column: New year, new eateries

On the calendar… Savor fantastic food for a great cause at the annual Taste of Phoenixville Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Franklin Commons. Tickets cost $115 and support Good Samaritan Services. www.tasteofphoenixville.com.


Alleged Gunman Arrested 20 Minutes After Shooting: Philly Police

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday night. Police said they arrested and charged 22-year-old Rafeek Smith-Hyman about 20 minutes after shooting at a vehicle.


Missing Malvern Woman's West Chester Home Searched: Reports

MALVERN, PA — Authorities searched the home of missing Malvern mother Anna Maciejewska and now consider her husband a person of interest after she went missing in April 2017.