Bensalem

Smarty Jones in the 129th Preakness Stakes
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Mike DeNardo
September 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Fifteen years after being edged-out of horse racing's Triple Crown, Smarty Jones is returning to the track where his career took off Monday.
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April 26, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the state must refund millions of dollars to two successful casinos in our region. The Sands in Bethlehem and Parx in Bensalem had filed suit in 2017. They claimed that a law calling for profitable casinos to pay into a special fund...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 13, 2019 - 4:12 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After two years of negotiations, teachers in Bensalem have voted to authorize a strike. Members of the Bensalem Education Association have voted overwhelmingly to give their leadership the go-ahead to call a strike, if necessary. The vote came Monday night. The union...
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2019 - 7:11 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The nation's oldest animal shelter, which began is Philadelphia, says its life saving mission is still going strong -- 150 years later. At the Woman's Animal Center there are dozens of animals looking for a forever home. Back in 1869, Caroline Earle White and 30...
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This is one of the cars involved in an accident on Street Road in Bensalem.
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Tim Jimenez
February 20, 2019 - 10:34 am
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. ___ BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bensalem Police are investigating a deadly accident on Street Road near I-95. Police say a man was hit by two cars while crossing the street early Wednesday morning. Police say around 5:30 a.m., a man was in the crosswalk on Street Road at...
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The new sportsbook at Parx Casino launched on Thursday.
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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.
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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.
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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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