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DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

Violent drug trafficking ring busted, Berks County officials say

A violent drug trafficking ring was busted in Berks County, according to the district attorney. Fifteen people were arrested Wednesday as part of "Operation Shattered," including Jesus Feliciano-Trinidad, 29, the man accused of leading the organization. Police are still looking for five other people

WGAL - 2018-03-22 17:15:00

Early-morning shooting leaves man injured in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown police are investigating a shooting in the city overnight. Officers were called to the area of Airport Road and American Parkway around 2:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Soon after, police were notified that a man showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. Po

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:04:59

Students Plan March For Our Lives In Pottstown

POTTSTOWN, PA - Students across the Pottstown area are organizing a March for Our Lives this weekend at Riverfront Park. The March for Our Lives is a a student-led, peaceful demonstration, and will be held Saturday, March 24. The goal, according to organizers, is "to unite our community to reduce g

PATCH - 2018-03-23 17:31:53

Suspect in Chester hit-and-run that killed father of 2 surrenders

The suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a father of two in Chester back in December has surrendered to authorities. 46-year-old Tia Jones of New Castle, Delaware, arrived at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Media on Thursday morning. Jones faces multiple charges in the death of 46-ye

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 14:32:15

Love bacon? This festival just announced a new 'Pork Tasting Adventure'

It turns out that PA Bacon Fest isn't the only local food festival that knows how to pig out. The Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Festival announced Friday that this year's event will feature a new "Pork Tasting Adventure," courtesy of Clemens Food Group, the producer of Hatfield Quality Meats. The fes

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 15:15:46

Dealers prepare for day 2 of Lehigh Valley Auto Show

It's a great weekend to check out some cars, and that's just what you can do at the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show. The show is in full swing and runs through Sunday. WFMZ's Alexandra Hogan was at Stabler Area with a look at what the show has to offer. DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed b

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:19:13

Pottstown announces new anti-bullying measures for the middle school

POTTSTOWN >> A week after more than 25 speakers told the Pottstown School Board about problems with bullying and violence in the schools - particularly the middle school - the administration announced a number of measures to address the problem. Superintendent Stephen Rodriguez issued an alert to pa

MERCURY - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Love Pottstown? Share Your Stories, Reach Your Neighbors

POTTSTOWN, PA - Do you sometimes feel no one is tooting a horn for your community? Do you wish you had a platform to sing the praises of people and events that make your community special? If you love your community, sign up to become a Patch Mayor. Here are 3 reasons why you should sign up:Use Patc

PATCH - 2018-03-22 16:27:47

Man dies after fiery crash near Airport Road

A man died after the pickup truck he was driving rolled over and caught fire Thursday morning on Catasauqua Road near Airport Road, authorities said. Barry Schultz Sr., 65, of Hanover Township, was found in the crash into a snowbank at 7:29 a.m., the Lehigh County coroner's office said. Schultz was

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 17:13:31

Man shot this afternoon walks into area hospital

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A man walked into an area hospital Wednesday, with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Baltimore Police responded at 1:46 p.m, and located the 20-year-old victim. Detectives are working to determine where the incident occurred. The victim is uncooperative at this time. Anyone with in


Authorities: No foul play in death of St. Joe's student in Bermuda

Authorities in Bermuda say there is no foul play in the death of a St. Joseph's University student. Mark Dombroski, 19, died after a fall, the medical examiner has ruled. His death was described as a "tragic accident." Dombroski's body was found at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the is

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 19:20:19

Toys R Us' liquidation sale draws shoppers in Wyomissing

WYOMISSING, Pa. - Employees at Berks County's lone Toys R Us store were greeted Friday morning by a line of shoppers waiting for the start of the failing retailer's going-out-of business sale. The New Jersey-based company is offering clearance discounts at all 735 of its stores, including its locati

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-23 15:44:08

Pottstown man admits to illegal drug activity in borough

NORRISTOWN >> A Pottstown man will be under court supervision for six years after he admitted to illegal drug activity in the borough. Jonathan Curtis Simms, 28, formerly of the 900 block of North Hanover Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 23 months in the county's intermediate puni


Eagles, wide receiver Mike Wallace agree to one-year deal in free agency

The Eagles agreed to a one-year deal with veteran wide receiver Mike Wallace on Thursday, boosting their offense with a deep threat they lost when they traded Torrey Smith. Wallace, 31, is a former Pro Bowler whose most-noted skill is his speed. He has averaged 15 yards per catch during his nine-yea

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 19:28:00

Pit Bull Puppies Abandoned In Norristown

NORRISTOWN, PA - Two pit bull puppies were abandoned in Norristown on Thursday, police said. The pair, a male and a female, are about five months old. They were found wandering on the 500 block of Kohn Street. If you are able to provide a home for the pups, please contact the Montgomery County SPCA

PATCH - 2018-03-22 22:59:32

3rd Degree Murder Charges Filed In Hatfield Man's Overdose Death

The victim, who had just returned from a family camping trip, died hours after making the purchase of meth and fentanyl in Lansdale. HATFIELD, PA - An Abington man faces third degree murder charges after he sold a Hatfield man drugs in downtown Lansdale last summer, leading to his overdose death. R

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:29:19

Detectives: Abington man sold drugs that killed Hatfield man

Ronald Solomon's death in August was caused by a mix of methamphetamine and fentanyl sold to him by Ronald Brauning, investigators say. An Abington man is behind bars for allegedly supplying the drugs that led to the death of a Hatfield man last year. Ronald Brauning, 40, faces charges including dru


Hour-long standoff ends in West Philadelphia

An hour-long standoff ended peacefully in West Philadelphia. SWAT teams surrounded a home on the 6200 block of Washington Avenue just before 3 a.m. Thursday. They responded to the report of a man with a gun. Police say that man is now in custody. There is no word if police recovered a weapon. An hou


Kimberton Whole Foods Celebrates Grand Opening In Collegeville

COLLEGEVILLE, PA - Kimberton Whole Foods celebrated the opening of their new Collegeville location on Wednesday amidst the ongoing snowstorm on Wednesday. Though the store is now open, a grand opening celebration event will be held this weekend, March 23 through March 25. A ribbon cutting is slated