Bensalem

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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Fire Department and ATF back at the scene of the gas station explosion that killed one of its owners, Joe Vigilante.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 14, 2018 - 10:08 am
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Bensalem are trying to get to the bottom of this week's deadly gas station explosion. The blast killed one of the station's owners. Crews finally recovered his body Wednesday night, 27 hours after he became trapped underground. A metal fence and orange...
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Liberty gas station and Vigilante Service Center in the 1200 block of Bristol Pike
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
June 13, 2018 - 6:16 am
UPDATED: 9:40 p.m. BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Crews in Bensalem have recovered the body of a man who was 15 feet underground when he was killed in an explosion at a gas station on Bristol Pike Tuesday afternoon. Once they found his body, authorities were blocked by about 2 feet of debris, and...
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Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
June 12, 2018 - 5:23 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A major rescue operation is underway after an explosion at a Bensalem gas station has left one man hospitalized and one still buried in the rubble. It occurred around 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Liberty gas station and Vigilante Service Center in the 1200 block of Bristol...
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Crowds outside Parx Racing watching the end of the Belmont Stakes
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 09, 2018 - 10:39 pm
BENSALEM, Pa (KYW Newsradio) - Massive crowds showed up at Bensalem's Parx Racing Saturday during the Belmont Stakes. They got to place some bets, watch the race and ended up witnessing history. "Justify for sure," said Rich Duffy when asked who he bet on. "You got to want him to win. It's good for...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
June 04, 2018 - 8:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The entire tomb containing the remains of Saint Katherine Drexel will be transferred from the former motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in Bensalem to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Father Dennis Gill...
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Sean Learn
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Dan Wing
May 09, 2018 - 7:38 am
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Canadian man has been arraigned in connection to a fatal DUI crash in Bensalem in late April. The Bucks County District Attorney's Office says 48-year-old Sean Learn of Toronto surrendered Tuesday on charges of homicide by vehicle while DUI, homicide by vehicle,...
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