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Police in Montgomery County crackdown on aggressive driving

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (FOX 29) - Police in Montgomery County are cracking down on aggressive drivers. You may not see them, but they are there waiting to write you a ticket. From texting to tailgating, from swerving to speeding, you have seen aggressive drivers or you may actually be one yourself.


Police Arrest Student In School Threat At Wissahickon High School, Officials Say

AMBLER, Pa. (CBS) – Police have arrested a student in connection to a school threat made against Wissahickon High School in Ambler. School officials confirmed Monday morning the student who allegedly made the threat was identified and detained by police at the county youth center.


Pennsylvania Lawmaker Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has resigned amid allegations that he had sex with an incapacitated woman against her will. Republican state Rep. Brian Ellis, (R-Butler County,) has not been charged with any crime. He resigned Monday in a letter to the House speaker, saying it was in the best interests of h


Teacher, student, parent ‘stomped’ in school parking lot brawl involving other adults

Police say an argument between two female students at Pottstown High School escalated into a wild fight in the parking lot eventually involving teachers, students and adults on Friday afternoon.


PennDot, More Than 60 Police Departments Targeting Aggressive Drivers In Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — PennDot has joined the Pennsylvania State Police, along with 64 municipal police departments, in targeting aggressive-driving behaviors. This is to kick-off a statewide aggressive-driving mobilization that will run through April 28.


Are you for or against Pennsylvania legalizing recreational marijuana? [vote]

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will make a stop in Lancaster on Monday as part of his statewide “listening tour” on the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana. During Fetterman’s tour, proponents have cited the potential for additional tax revenue and the lessening of convictions for minor drug o


State police sued over bulldozer death of pot suspect

Pennsylvania State Police acted recklessly when troopers used a bulldozer to pursue a Grateful Dead fan caught growing marijuana on public land, killing him when he wound up under the machine’s treads, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday.


Police In Bucks Co. Warn Of Counterfeit Money

BUCKS COUNTY, PA — Police in Bucks County are warning residents about counterfeit money after reports that fake bills are being circulated in the area. Newtown Township Police said in recent weeks there have been reports of counterfeit money in the township and surrounding areas.


VIDEO: Chester police investigate confrontation at party

CHESTER — Authorities on Monday continued an investigation into a pre-St. Patrick’s Day brawl that splintered into more street melees – including one with a video capturing a city police sergeant striking a woman in the face with his fist while holding a stun gun - all of which resulted in several a


New Jersey sting operation busts large ring allegedly dealing narcotics and 'ghost guns'

TRENTON, N.J. (WPVI) -- Officials in New Jersey announced the arrests Monday of 12 men they say were illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles known as "ghost guns" as well as dealing cocaine.


Contractor allegedly electrocuted at Home Depot will not have case expedited, judge says

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a contractor who suffered an electric shock renovating a break room in Home Depot will not be expedited on a faster case management track, according to the decision of a state judge.


Recent College Graduate Shot, Killed In Logan, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– Philadelphia police are on the hunt for a gunman after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed, behind his home in Logan. Police responded to the 5300 block of North 16th Street just before 2 a.m. on Monday.


Pennsylvania senators unveil adult-use marijuana bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A state senator who co-authored legislation that brought medical marijuana to Pennsylvania has unveiled a proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.


Doylestown Man Convicted Of Robbing 11 Banks

DOYLESTOWN, PA — A Doylestown man dubbed the "Straw Hat Bandit" for his elaborate disguises has been convicted of robbing 11 banks. Richard Boyle, 59, was convicted by a federal jury on Friday for 11 bank robberies, 10 counts of using a firearm to commit the robberies and 10 counts of money launderi


Loved Ones Mourn College Grad Who Was Gunned Down in Front of Philadelphia Home

William Perry became overwhelmed with emotion as he spoke about his son Eric, who was gunned down just feet away from his home in Philadelphia’s Logan neighborhood. “He truly didn’t deserve this,” Perry said while fighting back tears. “He truly didn’t. He was not that kind of kid.”


Jury hears about Jacob Sullivan's hospital bed confession

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County jurors, who will decide if the man who killed Grace Packer should get life in prison or the death penalty, heard from hospital workers who say he repeatedly confessed to them after he tried to kill himself.


Parade committee announces winners in St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Montgomery County Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee Inc, would like to thank all the sponsors and to all the people who attended the parade in Conshohocken on Saturday. This was the biggest crowd yet to attend this community event.


Is it time to panic about the Eagles’ running back situation?

Running backs. The Philadelphia Eagles don’t have much going for them at the position right now. What’s the plan? Should we be worried? An entire week(!) since legal tampering began and the Eagles have yet to make a move to bolster the group.


Police Log: Overdose Call, Pole Snaps In Crash & More

The following was provided courtesy of the Penndel Borough Police Department. An officer in the area of West Lincoln Highway and Hulmeville Avenue observed a vehicle traveling North on Hulmeville Avenue disregard the steady red light and proceed through the intersection. The officer stopped the vehi


Sixers’ Jimmy Butler choked by T.J. McConnell for not taking off Marquette shoes

A photo of Philadelphia 76ers wing Jimmy Butler being jokingly choked by teammate T.J. McConnell is currently making the rounds on social media. According to Butler himself, the reason behind McConnell’s decision to apply a half-hearted death choke on him was all because of his refusal to remove the