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Get ready for Stumpy's Bucks County Grand Opening Weekend

Come celebrate our grand opening & see what hatchet throwing is for yourself! Save 20% on groups of 8 or more with code GRAND20 on the weekend of March 1st to 3rd. Complimentary Stumpy's koozies to anyone who books by February 28th for our grand opening weekend . We will be partnering with local foo


Snow turns to sleet and freezing rain in Quakertown

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- It started as a snowy Wednesday morning and has developed into an afternoon of sleet and freezing rain. In Allentown, it was enough snow to cover the grassy areas but the main roads have been mostly on the wet side.


Bucks County man pleads guilty in murder, dismemberment of 14-year-old Grace Packer

A Doylestown man admitted Tuesday that he kidnapped, raped, killed, and dismembered his girlfriend’s 14-year-old adoptive daughter, Grace Packer, in 2016. His girlfriend also is expected to plead guilty.


Pa. Man Rushed to Hospital After Admitting He Raped, Murdered and Cut Up Girlfriend’s Adopted Daughter

After a Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to raping, murdering and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old adopted daughter Grace Packer back in 2016, he was taken to the hospital.


Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push Gun Safety Bills

YARDLEY, PA — State Rep. Perry Warren and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero of Bucks County marked the one-year anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. by promoting gun safety bills they have sponsored.


Pedestrian killed after being struck twice in Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A pedestrian was killed after being struck by two vehicles on Street Road in Bensalem, Bucks County. It happened around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday near Brookwood Drive.


Woman allegedly stole $38,000 worth of jewelry from Kmart

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Authorities have arrested a woman accused of stealing $38,000 worth of jewelry from a Kmart store in Bucks County. In January, Plumstead Township police say they investigated a theft of $38,000 worth of jewelry from a Kmart located in the Cross Keys section of Plumstead T


Bucks County residents push back against planned chemical plant

After four years and numerous stumbles, Israeli-based Elcon Recycling is moving forward with plans to bring a hazardous wastewater treatment plant to Falls Township, and residents are gearing up for a fight.


Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a


Storm brings up to 10 inches of snow to Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say the winter storm that has dumped as much as 10 inches of snow on the commonwealth has also disrupted transportation and prompted school and other closures in Pennsylvania.


Last remaining Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Pennsylvania closes

Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Hanover has closed. Assets from the restaurant at 342 Eisenhower Drive in York County are part of a liquidation auction, according to the website Auction Nation. Bidding in the auction ends Feb. 21 and includes assets such as kitchen equipment, tables, booths, high chairs


Crash shuts down Street Road in Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A crash has shut down a portion of Street Road in Bensalem, Bucks County. It happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Street Road is closed between Hulmeville Road and I-95. Images from Chopper 6 over the scene show a vehicle smashed into a sign for Liberty gas station and damaged a


Southern Poverty Law Center counts 36 active hate groups in Pennsylvania in 2018

The state of hate in Pennsylvania exploded onto the world stage last year with the October shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. The shooting is believed to be the single-worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.


PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike issue commercial vehicle bans, restrictions

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have issued phased vehicle bans and restrictions for Wednesday as a winter storm hits across Pennsylvania. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned from I-70 in Fulton County, and I-99 from I-80 to the turnpike.


With questionable signatures and a dubious will, a man lays claim to a dead woman’s house

To hear Donnie McLaurin Jr. tell it, the story is almost magical. He says Gail Harrison, childless and unmarried, befriended him while he was growing up in Brewerytown. She took him in while his dad was in prison. She was like his stepmother. He called her “Mom.”


2 badly hurt when car flips after being sideswiped on I-78 by 20-ton truck, police say

A tractor-trailer driver failed to see a car as he changed lanes Tuesday on Interstate 78, sending the car flipping multiple times and causing the rig to jackknife, according to police.


2 Injured In Head-On Tractor Trailer Crash In Hatfield

HATFIELD, PA — Two people were injured in a head on crash last Friday between a car and a tractor-trailer in Hatfield, police said. The incident occurred on Feb. 15 at around 9:15 p.m. on the 2700 block of Clemens Road.


Snow, ice, rush hour: An unhappy mix

It has become increasingly clear that Punxsutawney Phil, midstate marmot, sits upon a tree stump of lies. The infamous groundhog’s Feb. 2 prediction of an early spring has now been belied twice by winter storms stamped from the same mold: snow first, sleet next, a glaze of freezing rain to compound


Lansdale police investigating strong-arm robbery

The Lansdale Borough Police Department is investigating a strong-arm robbery that took place at around 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The robbery took place at Ilce's Grocery, located on the unit block of West Main Street, according to police. Police said the offender pushed the victim down after a


Eastern PA Snow Totals So Far For Feb. 20 Storm

How much snow has fallen by you? Check out the latest snow totals across Eastern Pennsylvania for the Wednesday, Feb. 20 storm:. Philadelphia International Airport, 2.3 inches, 1 PM.