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Warminster Pediatrician Responds After Ex-Aide Admits Child Porn

WARMINSTER, PA — No patients were harmed, and none of their records were accessed, by a former medical assistant at a Warminster pediatrics office who has pleaded guilty to child pornography, the practice said Friday.


A Horsham drug firm founder challenges the FDA’s oversight of opioids while also trying to get a new one approved

Edwin Thompson, the president of a pharmaceutical firm in Horsham, Pa., didn’t hold back when he showed up at an FDA advisory committee meeting last June to talk about opioids.


22-Year-Old Bucks Co. Woman Reported Missing

BUCKS COUNTY, PA — A 22-year-woman has been reported missing out of Plumstead Township, police said. Kendra Cruz was reported missing Thursday, Feb. 21 from the 5000 block of Winterberry Drive.


Woman jumps into Schuylkill River while fleeing scene of crash in Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN (WPVI) -- A Pennsylvania State Police trooper was hurt while investigating a bizarre crash that ended with one person jumping into the Schuylkill River. The accident happened just before midnight at Matsons Ford Road and Fayette Street in Conshohocken.


Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection

Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.


Warminster Restaurant Inspections: 8 Violations At Local Diner

WARMINSTER, PA — The Bucks County Department of Health inspected eight 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.


Bryce Harper meets with Phillies owner John Middleton in Las Vegas

Philadelphia Phillies managing general partner John Middleton flew to Las Vegas on Friday night to meet with free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper in his hometown, sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.


Warminster Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

WARMINSTER, PA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain starting in the evening.


Man pleads guilty in rape and murder of 14-year-old Grace Packer

HORSHAM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A Horsham, Montgomery County man has entered a guilty plea in the rape and murder of a teenage girl. Jacob Sullivan was in a Bucks County court Friday. He first entered a plea on Tuesday in the rape and killing of 14-year-old Grace Packer.


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks a sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


Fatal Crash Reported on a NJ Highway in Cherry Hill

Officials for the NJ State Police are looking into a crash that occurred on a highway in the state that fatally injured one person during the overnight hours. According to preliminary reports, emergency responders were called to the southbound lanes of I-295 near exit 29 in Cherry Hill after receivi


Robert Ruxton, Former Horsham Police Chief, Dies

HORSHAM, PA — Robert H. Ruxton, the former chief of the Horsham Police Department, has died, the department announced. According to a social media post from the police department, Ruxton, who served as police chief for 19 years before retiring in 2014, died Thursday.


Hatfield Man Charged With Strangling Family Member: Cops

HATFIELD, PA — A Hatfield man has been arrested after police said he strangled a family member during an argument. The incident occurred on Feb. 19 at aroun 10:04 a.m. on the first block of Brookside Drive.


Pennsylvania's AG warns people of IRS scams during tax season

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about IRS scams and it's begi


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

R. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police Friday night after being ushered away from his West Side recording studio in a black van. Kelly was indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County, court records showed Friday, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused u


Yardley Teen Gave Acquiantance Fatal Dose Of 'Molly': DA

LOWER MAKEFIELD, PA — An 18-year-old from Lower Makefield has been ordered into a juvenile facility after a court ruled he gave MDMA, also known as ecstasy or "Molly," to another teen who later died from an overdose of the drug.


Charges dropped against former day care own accused of sexual assault

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia District Attorney has dropped all of the charges against a former day care owner accused of sexually assaulting two children. According to the DA's office, the multi-year investigation was unable to find strong enough evidence to prove that Duncan Round molest


Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis

The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am


Teen convicted in fatal ecstasy overdose of honor student. Authorities say it’s a first

Kyle Valdez was a certified scuba diver, black belt in karate and honors student who was headed to Drexel University to study biomedical engineering. Last April, though, he did ecstasy with another teen and died in the front seat of a vehicle parked at a Bucks County, Pennsylvania pizza parlor. The