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Bucks County Designer House preparing for opening

Bold colors and exotic patterns invite grandkids to dream of faraway lands as they drift off to sleep. Sliding barn doors lead from a master suite’s bedroom adorned in textured fabrics to a bathroom with live edge countertops and shelving.

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Bucks County gun-lock program expanding to cover seniors as well as kids

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A gun-lock program aimed at keeping kids safe is expanding to protect another potentially vulnerable population. The Bucks County gun-lock program is called Ben’s Campaign. It’s named for 2-year-old Benjamin Smith. In 2016, he got a hold of his dad’s gun in Milfor

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List of Boy Scout leaders accused of sex abuse has South Jersey ties

A list of about 50 New Jersey Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing minors released Tuesday shows five names with ties to Atlantic and Ocean counties. The list, which was compiled and released by the law firms of Greg Gianforcaro and Jeff Anderson & Associates, names one leader each based in

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Miss Bucks County is back again

Four years after being crowned Miss Bucks County 2015, 22-year-old Fairless Hills native, Sarah Jayne Hughes was recently crowned Miss Bucks County 2019. Sarah’s year of service will be spent traveling throughout Bucks County promoting her social impact initiative, “Pantry to Pantry, The Start to Th

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2 Trenton Police Officers Facing Federal Charges After Assaulting Man During Arrest, US Attorney Says

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Two Trenton police officers are now in trouble with the law. They are accused of assaulting a man during a traffic stop in 2017. Attorney Robin Lord is seeing her client Chanzie Washington’s claims of police brutality vindicated. Two Trenton officers involved in arresting Washi

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Wildwood mayor says town will continue playing Kate Smith recording on boardwalk

The mayor of Wildwood, N.J. says the town will continue to play Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” on its boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL

Bucks County Opportunity Council: Serving those in need for 50+ years

As the lead anti-poverty non-profit agency in Bucks County, the Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) has served low-income individuals and families for over 50 years. Last year, BCOC assisted a total of 11,051 Bucks County residents in 4,783 households in five program areas.

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Trenton cop gets fired for racist social media commentary

TRENTON — Another one bites the dust. City cop Michael Palinczar has been fired from the Trenton Police Department for posting racist commentary on social media. Palinczar, who described himself as an “overseer” of Trenton’s population, is the latest officer to be booted from the force for conduct u

TRENTONIAN

Concrete saw takes down final piece of Kate Smith statue

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- On Tuesday morning, a concrete saw took down what was left of a sight familiar to any Flyers fan outside the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia.

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Troubled cops sully Trenton Police Department’s reputation

TRENTON — Hired to protect and serve, Trenton’s police force is familiar with so-called “bad apples” in law enforcement. The Trenton Police Department has punished a number of officers accused of conduct unbecoming a public servant since the turn of the century, culminating with the recent firing of

TRENTONIAN

Levittown Man Busted For Alleged Robbery Outside Wawa

A Levittown man has been charged with an alleged robbery in Bristol Township. In court papers, police said they were called to the Wawa at Green Lane and Route 13 around 4:50 a.m. Tuesday for the report of a robbery.

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Firearms, Ammo, Axe, Narcotics Seized in Flemington Traffic Stop, Cops Say

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A vehicle that police said Patrol Officer Greg Zytko stopped while driving on Route 31 for multiple reasons led police to arrest two men and seize six firearms, ammunition, a throwing axe and narcotics.

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Souderton man, Ex-Montco deputy sheriff, indicted by feds on child porn charges

NORRISTOWN — A Souderton man who once worked as a Montgomery County deputy sheriff saw previously filed county charges that he possessed and distributed child pornography transferred to federal court, where penalties are more severe upon conviction.

MERCURY

New York And Pennsylvania Will No Longer Suspend Driver's Licenses Over Drug Crimes

Under legislation taking effect this month, New York and Pennsylvania will no longer suspend driver’s licenses for people convicted of drug crimes. Previously, any drug offense in either state (no matter how minor) triggered a mandatory license suspension of at least six months, even if the crime ha

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Lansdale police share warning after SUV and cyclist collide

LANSDALE, Pa. (FOX 29) - Dramatic video shows an SUV and a cyclist colliding in Lansdale. The borough police department posted it on Facebook to send a message about cyclist safety.

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1 Seriously Injured In Plumstead Motorcycle Crash

PLUMSTEAD TOWNSHIP, PA — One person was hospitalized after a motorcycle crash in Plumstead Township last week. The incident occurred on April 18 at around 8:22 p.m. on the 5500 block of Point Pleasant Pike.

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2 cops charged with beating suspect released on $50K bails. They’re due back in court tomorrow too.

The pair of men accused of using excessive force as officers in the Trenton Police Department will be released on a $50,000 unsecured bond pending further proceedings, a federal judge ruled Tuesday afternoon.

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ATF investigating Bethlehem church fire

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- ATF agents, police and fire officials are working to determine the source of a two-alarm church fire in Bethlehem. The fire broke out a bit past midnight Tuesday at the Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem church on Pembroke Road.

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Pennsylvania State Police make nearly 400 DUI arrests over holiday weekend

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police arrested 396 people for driving under the influence over the Easter/Passover holiday weekend, from April 19 through April 21. The total represents a 10 percent increase from the 359 DUI arrests during the same holiday weekend last year.

MERCURY

NY Man Drove To Bucks County For Sex With 13-Year-Old: Cops

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A New York man has been arrested after police said he made several trips to Bucks County to meet a 13-year-old for sex. Matthew Veltri, 26, of Massapequa Park in Nassau County faces numerous charges.

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