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Fire damages Quakertown, Bucks County home

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A fast-moving fire has been placed under control after it spread through a home in Bucks County. Chopper 6 was over the fire at the house on the 1400 block of Old Bethlehem Pike in Quakertown.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 18:39:42

Woman killed in Bucks County house fire identified

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- A woman was killed in a house fire in Bucks County. Officials say they found the woman dead inside the home on the 900 block of State Road in Springfield Township.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-14 19:08:58

Lower Bucks Roads Restricted For Tree Trimming Next Week

BENSALEM, PA — Several state highways in Lower Bucks County will be restricted next week as crews work to trim trees alongside them. The tree trimming will be happening between 9 a.m.-3 p.m., PennDOT announced on Friday.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 19:03:00

11 arrests made, large amounts of drugs found in Warminster raid

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Eleven people were arrested Wednesday after a massive drug bust in Bucks County, officials said. Authorities said they recovered what they believe to be more than 100 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, a loaded handgun, and at least $30,000 in cash from a Warminster home.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-13 02:12:07

I-78 traffic backs up in Pa. after dump truck rolls over

A westbound dump truck rolled over just before 9:30 a.m. on Interstate 78 beyond the Route 33 interchange in Lower Saucon Township, authorities report. One lane was closed, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and by 10 a.m., the traffic backup reached the onramp from Route 33

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-14 15:08:19

Dad steps in on son’s dispute, slams kids’ heads together, they claim

Authorities in Bucks County were investigating a report of a man slamming two juveniles' heads together over an altercation with the man’s son, Pennsylvania State Police said Thursday.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-14 01:12:35

DUI driver of car that killed Franconia woman in her bed sentenced to prison

NORRISTOWN — On the day that Marianne Lambert would have turned 87, the 21-year-old Franconia man whose vehicle crossed four yards before slamming into her bedroom wall and killing Lambert as she slept was sentenced to four to eight years in state prison.

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2018-12-13 19:18:00

Coroner called to fire scene outside Coopersburg

The Bucks County Coroner’s Office was called Thursday morning to a fire scene about a mile east of Coopersburg. The coroner’s office at 11:15 a.m. didn’t have any details to release. The coroner’s office only responds to deaths.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-13 16:51:12

Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog

A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90

NEWSWEEK - 2018-12-14 11:37:05

Overdosing Man In Cardiac Arrest Saved By Police In Bucks Co.

BUCKS COUNTY, PA — Authorities in Bucks County used Narcan to save an overdosing man in cardiac arrest this week, according to police. The incident came during Stop Overdoses in Pennsylvania Week, which is Dec. 10 to 14. In connection with awareness week, officials will be giving out overdose revers

PATCH - 2018-12-13 14:20:00

Bucks County single mom of 2 gifted new car

TURNERSVILLE, N.J. (WPVI) -- A Bucks County mom received a Christmas gift Wednesday morning that will have a big impact on her life. Virginia Costello is the proud new owner of her very own car.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 21:52:04

Pennsylvania man facing DUI charge following fatal Brandywine Hundred pedestrian crash

A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving under the influence following a fatal Brandywine Hundred-area crash early Friday morning, Delaware State Police announced later that same day.

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-12-14 15:59:00

11 in custody for running alleged drug ring out of Bucks County home

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Eleven people are in custody following a raid that in covered what police are calling a major drug operation in Warminster, Bucks County. It’s unclear how long the eleven suspects were allegedly operating their heroin and fentanyl ring, but Bucks County District

RADIO.COM - 2018-12-12 23:35:21

Warminster Restaurant Inspections: Steak N Shake, Saladworks

WARMINSTER, PA — The Bucks County Department of Health inspected 14 Warminster establishments over the past two weeks. Here's what they found. Click on the link on the restaurant name to see details, including descriptions of the violations that inspectors discovered.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 17:32:00

$8 million-per-week heroin operation busted in Bucks County

Eleven people were arrested Tuesday night in connection with the alleged discovery of a heroin packaging operation in Warminster Township, according to authorities involved in a multi-agency investigation.

PHILLYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-12 23:46:56

Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear

MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.

WTNH.COM - 2018-12-14 04:21:00

Bensalem Restaurant Inspections: 19 Violations At Local Cafe

BENSALEM, PA — The Bucks County Department of Health inspected xx Bensalem establishments over the past two weeks. Here's what they found. Click on the links so see all the details about the inspections, including descriptions of the problems that inspectors found.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:45:00

Victim pulled from Bucks County house fire identified

SPRINGTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- The Bucks County coroner has identified the person firefighters pulled out of a house blaze Bucks County. That person has been identified as 67-year-old Laurette Sabolick.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-14 01:19:01

Free Narcan Available Across Philadelphia Region

The Philadelphia area is joining counties across the state as Pennsylvania looks to stem the opioid crisis by providing people with free medication to counter overdoses. The state’s health department will be distributing kits with free naloxone, commonly known by its brand name Narcan, across 80 dif

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-12-13 16:04:39

Firefighters battle blaze at commercial building in Bucks County

PLUMSTEAD TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- First responders are on the scene of a fire at a commercial building in Plumstead Twp., Bucks County. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at 5190 Old Easton Road.

6ABC.COM - 2018-12-12 19:09:02