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Man admits role in shooting tied to rivalry between Norristown and Pottstown groups

NORRISTOWN — One of three men accused of shooting and wounding a man during a violent feud between rival groups from Pottstown and Norristown pleaded guilty to an attempted murder charge and faces up to two decades in prison.Taron Malik Ebo-Wilson, 21, of the 1000 block of Elbridge Street, Philadelp

MERCURY - 2018-10-17 19:30:00

Easton man draws prison for indecent assault of Pottstown woman

NORRISTOWN — An Easton man was sent to prison for having indecent contact with a Pottstown woman without her consent after a night of drinking at a local bar.Christopher Robert Wolf, 27, of the 700 block of South Washington Street, Easton, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 3-to-6-years in

MERCURY - 2018-10-17 21:43:00

VIDEO SUV barrels into Pottstown home

An SUV crashed into a home at Beach and Keim streets in Pottstown, Montgomery County, around 8 p.m. Monday.


Pottstown Salvation Army Offering Holiday Assistance

POTTSTOWN, PA– The Salvation Army of Pottstown announced today it will be accepting applications from local families in need to receive holiday assistance. Members of the community may apply to receive Christmas gifts for children age 10 and under. Majors Lawrence and Jeny Shurtleff, Corps Officers,

PATCH - 2018-10-17 17:33:26

Exeter plant spills untreated sewage into Schuylkill River

EXETER — Technicians have contained a leak at the township's wastewater treatment plant that may have spilled as much as four million gallons of untreated sewage into the Schuylkill River Tuesday evening.Township Manager John Granger said Wednesday afternoon the leak was ongoing for as long as 10 ho

MERCURY - 2018-10-17 18:00:00

Assault, substance violations lead crime in Pottstown

POTTSTOWN — Assault and substance violations were the leading crimes in Pottstown over the past week.According to , a police-run website used to inform the public about crime in their area, assault and drug or alcohol violations were each reported five times since Oct. 9. Two non-aggravated assaults

MERCURY - 2018-10-16 17:35:00

DA warns residents in Quakertown of hidden explosives

"This is just to caution the public. This is an FYI, not an S.O.S.," Weintraub shared. Adding, "They may not be able to be detonated at all, but they may.”

METRO INTERNATIONAL - 2018-10-17 18:02:59

Pottstown man sent to prison for child sex assault

NORRISTOWN — A judge sent a Pottstown man to prison for up to two decades after he admitted to sexually assaulting an underage girl on several occasions while she was in his company in the borough.Norberto Armenta-Ponce, 38, of the first block of East High Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-10-16 19:16:00

Exeter police search for driver who hit 6-year-old getting off school bus

Officers said a red SUV, seen in the photo above, disregarded the flashing lights and stop signs on the bus. The vehicle hit the child then took off.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-17 09:08:35

Multi-vehicle crashes snarl traffic on Route 422

ROYERSFORD, Pa. (WPVI) --Two multi-vehicle crashes snarled traffic during the morning rush in Montgomery County.Around 7 a.m. Wednesday, authorities say two trucks and a car collided on Route 422 eastbound approaching Royersford.Crews were working to clear the scene. There is no word on injuries.At

6ABC.COM - 2018-10-17 12:03:39

Berks holds Cybersecurity Discovery Day for Reading School District students | Penn State University

READING, Pa. — In recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Penn State Berks will hold a Cybersecurity Discovery Day for Reading School District middle school students enrolled in the Penn State Educational Partnership Program (PEPP).

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Montco man dies in custody while awaiting trial for overdose death

Ronald M. Brauning Jr., 41, of the 1300 block of Birchwood Avenue, was found unresponsive at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Lower Providence on Oct. 9 and was later pronounced dead at Einstein Medical Center in East Norriton, county officials confirmed on Tuesday.

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2018-10-16 21:06:00

Car crashes into Pottstown home

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) --A car has crashed into a Pottstown home Wednesday night.Chopper 6 was over the scene at North Keim and Beech Streets where the accident happened just after 8 p.m.One victim was taken to the hospital.Police have not said how the driver ended up through the lawn on the side of


Vehicle crashes into home in Pottstown

POTTSTOWN — A driver and passenger were taken to the hospital Monday after their vehicle crashed into a nearby residence.Pottstown Police said Tuesday that they were called to the intersection of North Keim and Beech streets for a report of a vehicle into a building at around 8:20 p.m. Upon arrival,

MERCURY - 2018-10-16 13:28:00

Road Work Affects 422, Pottstown, Royersford - The Post

KING OF PRUSSIA PA – Road construction operations in several locations affecting U.S. Route 422, Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown, and Royersford will create traffic slowdowns, lane closures, detours, or a combination of those events this week (Monday through Friday, Oct. 15-19, 2018), the Pennsylvania D


Pheonixville Actress Performs in Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn

Audrey Simmons performs on the Walnut Mainstage in the ensemble of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn - playing now through October 21.Broadway veteran Jim leaves the bright lights of show business for the quiet of a country farm. But life just isn't the same without song and dance, so Jim turns his farmho

PATCH - 2018-10-16 19:05:54

Woman Accused Of Using 3-Year-Old Daughter To Create Child Porn While Living With Boyfriend In Upper Darby

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Tuesday that 26-year-old Kayla Parker of Dayton, Ohio, was charged with sexual abuse, exploitation of children and other offenses.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 11:09:11

Pottstown woman admits to animal neglect charges, faces probation

NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown woman who sold a malnourished and ill puppy to a Berks County woman faces probation on animal neglect charges and is banned from selling other animals.Jenifer Herrera, 47, of the 500 block of Grant Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 360 days of probation aft


100 exotic animals living in deplorable conditions rescued from home

According to reports, authorities were called to the home on the 900 block of Hillcrest Drive South Monday night and found more than 100 dogs, rabbits, exotic birds, fish, snakes and even pigs, living on top of each other in deplorable conditions.


15-foot snake, pigs, dozens of exotic animals found in Macungie home

MACUNGIE, Pa. - As many as 100 animals, including many exotic animals and even a 15-foot snake, were removed from a Macungie home Monday night by authorities.