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Teenager's Body Found In Norristown On Father's Day

NORRISTOWN, PA — A teenager was found dead in Norristown in the early morning hours Sunday, authorities said.The victim, a 19-year-old black man, was found on the 300 block of Carson Alley at around 12:20 a.m.A cause of death was not specified by police, but a homicide investigation has been launche

PATCH - 2018-06-17 18:43:37

Massive Norristown fire under investigation

Everyone in the complex escaped injury but two firefighters were taken to the hospital for evaluation due to dehydration and elevated blood pressure, respectively, according to Norristown Fire Chief Thomas Chief O’Donnell.

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-06-17 16:16:58

Pottstown man charged with attempted child luring at West Norristown Walmart

WEST NORRITON >> A Pottstown man has been arrested and charged with unlawful contact with a minor, attempted indecent assault of a person under 13 and related offenses for allegedly trying to lure a boy into a bathroom for sex at Walmart, 650 Trooper Road.


Baby found dead in cat litter, parents charged with criminal homicide

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (WVLT) --Parents of a 6-month-old girl found dead in a storage container filled with cat litter are now facing criminal homicide charges, CBS News reported.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-17 09:23:00

Multi-alarm fire burning at apartments in Norristown

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) --Firefighters are battling a major fire at an apartment complex in Norristown, Montgomery County.Officials tell Action News the fire started before 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Montgomery Mills Apartments in the 1000 block of Regatta Circle.Action News has received multiple repo

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-16 19:00:12

422-At-100 Ramp Crash Disables One Vehicle - The Post

NORTH COVENTRY PA – A Pottstown man, Jun Pan, was cited Wednesday (June 13, 2018) by North Coventry police for following too closely, after they responded to a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:54 p.m. on the ramp from westbound U.S. Route 422 to northbound Route 100, the police department’swebsi

SANATOGAPOST.COM - 2018-06-17 10:08:51

Pennridge area police briefs: Week of June 17

DUI >> Logan Blair, 22, of Quakertown, was charged with driving under the influence after his vehicle hit a guardrail about 1:08 a.m. June 2 at Old Bethlehem Pike and Park Avenue in East Rockhill, Pennridge Regional Police Department said. A passenger in the vehicle was injured, police said.

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2018-06-17 07:30:00

Pottstown fire chief resigns abruptly

“Justin set things up well, making sure our fire coverage doesn’t suffer,” said Borough Council President Dan Weand.

MERCURY - 2018-06-16 04:04:49

Pottstown man jailed for attempted unlawful contact with minor

Ian Sidney Jalbert, 47, of the 600 block of North Keim Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 11½ to 23 months in the county jail after he pleaded guilty to a felony charge of unlawful contact or communication with a minor in connection with incidents that occurred between April and May

MERCURY - 2018-06-16 00:42:10

Soapbox Derby returns to Pottstown for 24th year

The competition, which takes place every year in Pottstown on the third Saturday in June, kicked off on Wilson Street bright and early Saturday morning as eager drivers raced to make it to the top of their division.

MERCURY - 2018-06-16 20:06:43

LETTER: Check out the Open Air Farmer’s Market in Pottstown

So it is finally summer, the snow is gone and we have a lot of great activities going on throughout the season, including more businesses opening in the Downtown District!

MERCURY - 2018-06-15 22:58:35

Wyomissing police seek help in catching three who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of eyeglass frames

WYOMISSING, Pa. - Wyomissing Borough police are looking for three people who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of eyeglass frames back in April, according to a police news release.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-16 12:57:08

Pottstown Man Tried To Have Sex With Child In Walmart: Cops

WEST NORRITON, PA — A Pottstown man has been arrested after trying to lure a child into sex inside a West Norriton Walmart bathroom, police said.


Woman who was murdered by her husband was in process of obtaining PFA

On June 1, police said Chuck Williams killed Stephanie Williams with two shots to her chest and another to her head, and then turned the gun on himself. The couple’s 10-year-old twins, Maddison and Colton, discovered their parents’ bodies on the living room floor when they awoke in the morning.


New bike lanes create confusion, frustration in Pottstown

Borough officials said the new bike lanes should keep bikers and pedestrians safe, but residents said the new lanes have changed traffic patterns, and taken away prime parking spots.


Parents of baby found dead in cat litter charged with criminal homicide

SINKING SPRING, Pa. --The parents of a 6-month-old girl found dead in a storage container filled with cat litter in a crawl space in their Pennsylvania home are now facing criminal homicide charges. Twenty-five-year-old Shaun Oxenreider and 27-year-old Samantha Trump had initially been charged in Be


Jury convicts man in shooting of neighbor over dog waste

A Berks County jury convicted Fazel Rahim of aggravated assault for the shooting, which happened on the evening of September 9, 2016, in the 200 block of South Sixth Street.


New owners reunite to redo ‘landmark’ restaurant in Boyertown

Mike Rohrbach, left, and Donnie Weil, right are the new owners/chefs at The Pit Stop Tavern & Restaurant, 961 N. Reading Ave. in Boyertown. The restaurant, which originally opened in 1964, opened under the new ownership in May.MONICA SAGER — DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA


Eagles Players Show Off Their Super Bowl Rings to the World

After that, and before Meek Mill actually took the stage at 2300 Arena, a bunch of players showed off their new bling to the world:


Parents of 6-month-old girl found dead, hidden in cat litter charged with murder

WEST LAWN, Pa.- A Pennsylvania couple whose 6-month-old daughter was found dead in March, her remains stuffed into a storage container full of cat litter in their rented townhome’s crawlspace, are now charged with the baby’s slaying.