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Classsic cars take over Pottstown during Nostalgia Night

This 1955 Chevy Bel Air is shown parked outside the former landmark New York Store in downtown Pottstown during the August “Nostalgia Night” show held by the Pottstown Classics Car Club.Tom Kelly III – Digital First MediaPOTTSTOWN >> Unique cars took over downtown Pottstown during Nostalgia Night.Ev

MERCURY - 2018-08-16 18:55:26

Suspect In Numerous Phoenixville Vehicle Break-Ins Caught: Cops

James Fisher, 35, of Schuylkill Township resisted arrest when an officer showed up on the scene as he was trying to get into a parked car, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 15:28:38

DUI driver sent to prison for killing ‘extraordinary’ Lansdale man in crash

David Edward Campbell, 51, who at the time of his arrest listed an address in the 200 block of East Paletown Road, Richland Township, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court on Thursday to 20 to 60 months in a state correctional facility in connection with the 8:25 a.m. May 23, 2017, crash at the i

MERCURY - 2018-08-16 21:37:08

Man claims he saw Norman Vega at scene of Stief murder

READING, Pa. - The trial continued Wednesday for Norman Vega, a man charged in two deadly shootings in Reading more than a decade ago.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-15 22:52:03

Woman accused of using restaurants company card to spend $13,000

A Shippensburg woman is accused of using a company credit card to spend more than $13,000 in addition to another $5,000 from a second card.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:07:00

Montco elementary teacher who played Nazi wrestler will keep his job

Video ScreenshotKevin Bean, a grade-school teacher in Montgomery County, will keep his job after a video of his performance as “Blitzkrieg†for a professional wrestling organization based in Pennsylvania was shared online.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-08-16 12:58:00

Eagles Fan Trolls Patriots By Flying '41-33' Banner Over Gillette Stadium During Preseason Game

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –It’s been 193 days since the Eagles beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl but that won’t stop one fan from reminding New England about the loss.Before the Eagles-Patriots preseason matchup, someone flew a banner which read “41-33 Philly Philly S.B. LII” – the same score as the Sup

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 20:12:44

OD ends life of tragedy

COATESVILLE >> On Wednesday, July 18, Sarah Trinea Cortlessa was released from Montgomery County Prison, where she had spent the past 34 days on a probation violation on a three-year-old drunk driving case. Her boyfriend picked her up at the Eagleville facility around 3:30 p.m. that day.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2018-08-15 20:35:01

Worker killed after trench collapse in Oak Lane

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Three men from a tech plumbing and heating company were working underground in Oak Lane when a combination of dirt and concrete fell into their work area. Two men escaped, but one contractor died.The incident happened under their work staging area in the rear of 106 W. Walnut Pa

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 22:35:00

Office manager for 'Candyman' pill mill doc deserves to be in prison, Pa. court says

Chowdhury, now 58, of Wyomissing, was arrested following a 2012 state investigation into the Berks Psychiatry office of Dr. Mohammed Khan.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 12:14:00

Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania

MORE:Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children, per report|Key dates in the Pennsylvania church abuse scandal|Oral sex, then holy water: Report documents abuse by priests

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-16 21:18:00

DUI suspect arrested after stopping to ask cop for directions

SALISBURY TWP., Pa. - A Bucks County man with alcohol on his breath and an illegal gun in the car made the mistake of stopping to ask a police officer for directions, according to authorities.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-08-16 20:16:19

Nick Foles downplays Tom Brady handshake, Lane Johnson embraces rematch entering Eagles-Patriots preseason game

Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles shakes hands with New England Patriots' Tom Brady during NFL football Super Bowl 52 Opening Night Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Xcel Center in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 11:50:00

Substance violations lead crime in Pottstown in past week

According to , a police-run website used to inform residents about crime in their area, seven incidents involving drug or alcohol violations were reported since Aug. 7. Four cases of public drunkenness occurred on East High Street, the 300 block of Apple Street, North Charlotte Street and West King


Missing man’s body found

Jeremy Cosmi, 25, of Souderton, was found Tuesday night, according to a group set up in his memory on Facebook.

TIMES NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:06:00

Route 422 lane closures planned next week near Lower Pottsgrove

The left lane is scheduled to close on eastbound Route 422 between the Keim Street and Sanatoga interchanges on Monday, August 20, through Friday, August 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for median construction as part of a project to rebuild 1.6 miles of Route 422 and construct new structures over the Sc

MERCURY - 2018-08-15 17:52:30

VIDEO Road closures continue after flooding in Lehigh Valley

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Storm floods parks, streets in Pottstown area

The Pottstown area felt the brunt of Monday's storm, causing flooding in several parks in Pottstown and closing low-lying roads near the Schuylkill River, but the area might not see the worst of the flooding until Tuesday morning.


Here's the starting date for each school in the Lehigh Valley

It's time to wave goodbye to the dog days of summer.That means setting alarm clocks, sharpening pencils and cracking open books to get ready for the fast pace of a new school year.But the Lehigh Valley doesn't have a universal day when this all begins. So we rounded up all the school district start


Capital murder trial of man accused in decade-old cases continues

One witness, whose name is being withheld for fear of retaliation, testified to being in the car when Jason Stief was shot and killed at the McDonald's drive-thru at North Ninth and Spring Street in October 2004.