Bensalem

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...
Read More
This is one of the cars involved in an accident on Street Road in Bensalem.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More

Pages