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Hatfield Man Charged With Strangling Family Member: Cops

HATFIELD, PA — A Hatfield man has been arrested after police said he strangled a family member during an argument. The incident occurred on Feb. 19 at aroun 10:04 a.m. on the first block of Brookside Drive.


North Wales kicks off 150th with dinner ball

NORTH WALES — The borough received a formal proclamation from the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs during a 150th anniversary dinner ball on Feb. 16. The dinner ball marked the first in a series of events meant to mark 150 years since the borough was formally incorporated on Aug. 20, 1869.


Elmwood Zoo Holding Job Fair

NORRISTOWN, PA — Want to work at the Elmwood Park Zoo? Here's your chance. The zoo is holding a job fair this Sunday, Feb. 24 at noon for prospective applicants. All job fair attendees can enter the zoo for free for the event, and will have the chance to fill out applications while in attendance.


Warminster Pediatrician Responds After Ex-Aide Admits Child Porn

WARMINSTER, PA — No patients were harmed, and none of their records were accessed, by a former medical assistant at a Warminster pediatrics office who has pleaded guilty to child pornography, the practice said Friday.


Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a


North Penn students featured at Montgomery County art exhibition

NORTH PENN SCHOOLS — Art from 10 North Penn High School students is among that featured in the 41st annual Montgomery County High School exhibition on display through March 16 at the Montgomery County Community College Fine Arts Center, 340 DeKalb Pike in Blue Bell.


Montgomery County to hold annual Black History Program

NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program hosted by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Black History Month Committee on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Jury seated for trial of man accused in gunshot slaying of man in Norristown

NORRISTOWN — An 18-year-old Philadelphia man has his jury and testimony will begin Monday at his Montgomery County Court trial on charges he fatally shot a 19-year-old man in Norristown during a robbery that detectives alleged occurred under the guise of a drug deal.


Gov. Tom Wolf creates Pennsylvania census team

The next decennial census count of the nation’s population is right around the corner. To prepare for the April 1, 2020, start of the count, Gov. Tom Wolf has selected more than three dozen organizations to help Pennsylvania poll its people.


These Are Lansdale's Best Auto Repair Shops, Analysis Says

LANSDALE, PA — Finding a good mechanic can save you money and time. A new analysis by the nonprofit Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook looks at more than 380 auto repair shops in the region, including several in the Lansdale area, to determine which offer the best service based on price and qualit


Montgomery County Commissioners repot state of the county' is strong

NORRISTOWN — The state of Montgomery County is strong. That was the message conveyed by all three commissioner's Thursday at their bimonthly meeting which was moved to the county courthouse across the street from its usual venue at One Montgomery Plaza due to ongoing renovations.


Excitement building for opening of sales center

Stone Mill at Huntingdon Valley, a new single-family home community by Toll Brothers in the coveted Lower Moreland School District in prestigious Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled to open its on-site sales center beginning in March. To celebrate the opening, prospective home buyers are i


Sex assault suspect extradited from Israel to Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – An Israeli man who allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania has been extradited back to the United States.


Fugitive Ian Cultrona captured in Pennsylvania, awaiting extradition

Nancy Molnar The Times-Reporter @nmolnarTRStaff Reporter A 36-year-old man who is charged with attempted murder was arrested today in New Brighton, Pa., about 28 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


[NATL-Chi}'Empire' Producers Remove Smollett's Character From Final 2 Episodes of Season

"Empire" star Jussie Smollett is being removed from the final two episodes of the season, producers announced Friday, one day after Smollett turned himself in to police over accusations he staged a hate crime attack on himself to boost his career.


25 bullets fired: Teen killed, witness' car struck in Kensington shooting

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A shootout in the Kensington section of Philadelphia left a teenager dead and a woman shaken after her vehicle was struck multiple times. Police say 25 shots were fired around 10:30 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of West Huntington Street.


Warminster Restaurant Inspections: 8 Violations At Local Diner

WARMINSTER, PA — The Bucks County Department of Health inspected eight Warminster establishments over the past two weeks. Here's what they found. Click on the link on the restaurant name to see details, including descriptions of the violations that inspectors discovered.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Montco Woman Pleads Guilty In Multi-State Meth Trafficking Ring

NORRISTOWN, PA — A local woman has pleaded guilty to helping operate a crystal methamphetamine trafficking ring which worked in multiple states across the country, including Montgomery County.


Doylestown Youth Fishing Program Sets Key Dates For 2019 Season

Spring is just around the corner, which means it's almost time for the start of Doylestown's Youth Fishing Program. The popular borough program will have its opening day on April 4 at the Doylestown Borough Dam in Fanny Chapman Park. But first, there's some work to do.