Bucks County

Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 12, 2019 - 12:14 pm
The defense has rested their case in Sean Kratz's murder trial Tuesday without calling Kratz to the stand. Kratz's attorney had stated previously that he would testify on his own behalf.
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
As the trial continues for the man charged with killing three people on his cousin’s farm near New Hope in the summer of 2017, jurors are watching hours of recorded interviews he gave to police in the days after the murders. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
November 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
In Bucks County, Veterans Day weekend begins Friday afternoon with dozens of service organizations and employers hosting veterans and their families. Read more here.
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 07, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Day Two of the trial of Sean Kratz, accused of killing three men in July 2017 on his cousin's farm near Near Hope, started with an action-packed, dramatic morning.
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 06, 2019 - 1:34 pm
More than two years after the manhunt for four missing men in Bucks County captivated the nation, one of the men charged with three of those murders is on trial in Doylestown. Read more on the trial of Sean Kratz here.
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Poll worker hands out an "I voted" sticker.
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Tim Jimenez
November 06, 2019 - 6:59 am
It was a blue wave in the Philadelphia suburbs as Democrats took control of Chester and Delaware counties for the first time in generations.
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Jim Melwert
November 05, 2019 - 6:39 am
For decades, county government in suburban Philadelphia was reliably Republican, but that's changed over the past few years. Voters today will have a big say where it goes from here.
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 04, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Sean Kratz, the Philadelphia man accused of killing three men on his cousin’s farm in rural Bucks County in July 2017, is expected to take the stand at his trial, which starts this week in Doylestown. Read more here.
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Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 31, 2019 - 12:43 pm
A 20-year-old former volunteer with the Trevose Fire Company has agreed to plead guilty to sexually assaulting a woman at the firehouse back in August. Read more here.
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40-year-old Miles Jones is facing criminal homicide and other charges after fatally shooting two men who tried to stop an argument between him and his girlfriend while camping, according to police.
Bucks Country District Attorney's Office
Charlotte Reese
October 20, 2019 - 1:19 pm
A Philadelphia man is behind bars for shooting two men early Saturday morning at a campground in upper Bucks County. Read more here.
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