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Pottstown Woman, Convicted Of DUI, On Most Wanted List: Sheriff

POTTSTOWN, PA — A Pottstown woman who did not report to jail for her sentence has landed on the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office most wanted list. Amy Christman, 37, was convicted in 2018 of DUI charges, authorities said.


Pennsylvania Man Sleeping In Dumpster Loses Prosthetic Leg After Ending Up In Trash Truck

MCKEES ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.


Pottstown Man Faces 1st-Degree Murder Charge

POTTSTOWN PA – A Pottstown man was taken into custody Tuesday morning (April 16, 2019) on first-degree murder and related charges after the borough police department investigated an alleged homicide that occurred in a residence at 162 N. Charlotte St., where both the suspect and the male victim live


Husband of Bucks County Woman Missing for 38 Years Charged with Her Murder

The once ice cold case of Gloria Korzon, who vanished in 1981, has been reignited suddenly in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Korzon's ex-husband, William Korzon, has been arrested and was arraigned in a county court Thursday on a homicide charge, according to the Bucks County District Attorney's office


Mueller report takeaways: What comes next

Predictably, the full 448-page special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 election offered a much more complicated picture than the one presented in the four-page summary by Attorney General William Barr that had dominated discussion.


Unfounded Threat Prompts Pottstown Lockdown

POTTSTOWN PA – A social media post “about a personal dispute involving a few students” prompted a lockdown of Pottstown High School on Wednesday afternoon (April 17, 2019). The building was re-opened after administrators said they “did NOT find any credible threat towards students, staff, or the sch


Central Pa. man charged in homicide of wife who has been missing since 1981: police

A York County man was arrested Thursday with the homicide of his wife, who has been missing for 39 years. Warrington Township Police in Bucks County charged William Walter Korzon, 76, who most recently lived in Lower Windsor Township in York county, with homicide, criminal solicitation of homicide a


Bucks, Montgomery County business achievers

Samantha Plunkett, of Yardley, has joined the board of directors of New Jersey SHARES Inc., a statewide nonprofit corporation that helps individuals and families who have trouble meeting their energy and utility burden. Plunkett is a senior analyst for PFM in Princeton, N.J. In this role, she execut


Montco lawyer sent to prison for stealing $167K from 17 clients

NORRISTOWN — Comparing him to a “hardened robber” and giving him at least a year in prison for each client he bilked, a judge said a former Lower Providence lawyer deserved a lengthy term behind bars for stealing $167,871 from clients, some with special needs.


Police: Man knowingly spread HIV to 4 women he met online

FREDERICK, Md. — Police say a man knowingly spread HIV to four women after meeting them on dating sites and apps. Rudolph Jericho Smith, 34, has been charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment.


NJ state trooper arrested on child pornography charge

TRENTON, N.J. (WPVI) -- A New Jersey state trooper was arrested Thursday for allegedly engaging in a sexually explicit email exchange with an adult woman about a pre-teen girl, during which the trooper and the woman allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos, including a photo of the young girl.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Pottstown

POTTSTOWN, PA — New and exciting events are coming to the Pottstown area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events comi


Pennsylvania residents seeking disability benefits will have a new step to consider

Starting Saturday, anyone in Pennsylvania who is denied federal disability benefits and wants to appeal will go through a new step that the Social Security Administration says is meant to reduce a large case backlog — but that advocates fear will do the opposite.


Fireball lights up the sky over Pennsylvania and other eastern states

A bright green fireball was spotted in the nighttime sky on Tuesday by hundreds of people in southern Pennsylvania and 8 other states. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball raced north to south at 10:57 p.m. and ended its flight in the Atlantic Ocean east of Bethany Beach, Delaware.


Annual Good Friday walk to take place Friday in Pottstown

POTTSTOWN — The 24th annual Good Friday Cross-Walk will take place this Friday, April 19. The walk will begin at 10:15 a.m., gathering on the green between Zion’s United Church of Christ and Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Hanover Street in downtown Pottstown.


Norwich man with warrant out of Pennsylvania facing charges following Ledyard traffic stop

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Norwich man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Ledyard. According to officials, on Tuesday around 4:00 p.m., a vehicle was pulled over after officers noticed it had an expired registration plate.


Feds fine framing contractor for exposing workers to falls in Upper Saucon, Montgomery County

The federal government has accused a New Jersey contractor of intentionally exposing workers to safety hazards at residential construction sites, including one in Lehigh County.


AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 2-month-old child taken from Warren, Ohio found safe

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN/WTAJ) - An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 2-month-old infant taken from a Warren home on Thursday afternoon. Police say Jasper Stennett has been found safe - his grandmother, the suspect's mother, brought the child into the police station in Warren.


Eastern District of Pennsylvania Participates in Two Nationwide Department of Justice Health Care Fraud Takedowns

PHILADELPHIA, PA — United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that two individuals from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania have been charged in connection with two nationwide health care fraud takedowns. These two cases stem from the partnership between the United States Attorney’s


The 5 Pennsylvania counties that are growing (and shrinking) the most

The latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show mixed results for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties: 37 counties decreased in population while only 30 increased between 2017 and 2018.