Bensalem

The new sportsbook at Parx Casino launched on Thursday.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
January 10, 2019 - 9:02 pm
BENSALEM (KYW Newsradio) — You can now add Parx Casino in Bensalem to the list of places in the Delaware Valley you can go to place sports bets. After a few trial days, the casino's new sportsbook officially launched on Thursday afternoon. "Probably one of the most compelling features are these...
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Sean Learn
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Toronto man will spend four and a half to nine years in prison for a DUI crash that killed a man in Bensalem last year. Shane Learn, 49, was sentenced on homicide by vehicle DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, and related charges, for a head-on crash in April in...
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Courtesy of the Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Kim Glovas
December 28, 2018 - 3:40 pm
BENSALEM, P.a. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bensalem man is behind bars after police say he attempted to firebomb his ex-girlfriend's home on Christmas morning. Bensalem Public Safety Director Fred Harran said police are lucky to be putting this guy in prison. "This is the type of guy that Lifetime movies...
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Sister Donna Breslin (front) president of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, examines the newly installed tomb of St. Katharine Drexel in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, next to Sister Jane Nesmith, the order's vice president.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
October 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The tomb of Philadelphia's Saint Katharine Drexel inside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was formally opened to the public on Tuesday. "I cannot believe how beautiful this is," said Sister Donna Breslin, president of...
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Parx officials (toward the right end of the table) present their sports betting plan to the Gaming Control Board Wednesday.
Tony Romeo | KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
October 03, 2018 - 3:39 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Parx Casino in Bensalem became one of the first two casinos to be approved for sports betting by Pennsylvania gaming regulators Wednesday, but your money will continue to burn a hole in your pocket for several more weeks at least. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control...
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The Fab Four
The Fab Four
Mark Abrams
August 05, 2018 - 12:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They sound a lot like The Beatles. And, from a distance, they look a little bit like them, too. They even call themselves The Fab Four, the Ultimate Tribute. And they're coming to Bucks County later this week. There are Beatles tribute bands that make their way...
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Patrick Ivers (left) and John Palumbo
Bensalem Police Department
Kim Glovas
July 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are in the Bucks County Correctional Facility after attempting to break into a number of vehicles in a Bensalem shopping center. The two suspects were spotted by a Bensalem police officer pulling on door handles of vehicles in an Acme parking lot at the...
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A conceptual view of the shrine for St. Katharine Drexel at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Mark Abrams
July 24, 2018 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The remains of St. Katharine Drexel will be transferred from the site of the motherhouse convent she founded in Bensalem to a new resting place. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia said the saint's crypt will be moved from the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament motherhouse...
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William Table is identified as a suspect in the killing of Teresa Priestley.
Bensalem Police Department
Andrew Kramer
July 10, 2018 - 11:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The suspect in the death of 43-year-old Teresa Priestly on Monday morning in Bensalem is now in custody. Priestly's body was found moments after authorities say she called 911, saying her ex-boyfriend was trying to kill her. She was in her car and had been stabbed...
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William Table is identified as a suspect in the killing of Teresa Priestley.
Bensalem Police Department
Tim Jimenez
July 09, 2018 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bensalem police say a woman was found dead in a car Monday morning, and her alleged killer is on the loose. Now, the police have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect . He is being charged with criminal homicide, kidnapping and possession of an instrument of crime...
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