Bucks County

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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was a shoulder-to-shoulder standing room only crowd for New Hope’s annual gay pride parade. Megan Ruhmel, vice president of the northeast Pride chapter described Saturday as, “So much color, so much energy, so much love.” Mark Machiesky of Bucks County says he...
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Bucks County Food and Wine Festival
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Hadas Kuznits
May 17, 2019 - 6:00 am
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County area restaurants will be highlighted this weekend at Parx Casino for the first annual Bucks County Food and Wine Festival . "Bucks County itself has such a strong tie-in with food, with all the farms that we have," said Emily Cummins, public relations...
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36-year-old Jamar Tucker
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Jim Melwert
May 10, 2019 - 3:25 pm
LANGHORNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County officials have released the identity of a man who was found shot and killed Friday morning. The Bucks County District Attorney's Office says 36-year-old Jamar Tucker of Trenton, New Jersey was found dead along the 300 block of S. Bellevue Avenue...
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Map shows area of ongoing investigation into a series of explosions in Upper Bucks County.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 09, 2019 - 2:33 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Quakertown man accused of setting off bombs across upper Bucks County last spring has been released on house arrest. Bail for 31-year-old David Surman was revoked Wednesday when a Bucks County judge determined Surman’s purchase of electronics was a violation...
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Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bail has been revoked for the Quakertown man accused of setting off bombs across upper Bucks County last spring. In addition to the explosives, 31-year-old David Surman Jr. is also charged with possession of child pornography. Prosecutors say the pornography was...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 31-year-old Bucks County woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 10-week-old son by breastfeeding him with a deadly combination of drugs in her system. Samantha Jones broke down in tears on Wednesday as she told the judge she loved her little boy and would do...
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A Bucks County gun-lock program named for a 2-year-old who died in 2016 while playing with his dad’s gun is being expanded to cover seniors.
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Jim Melwert
April 23, 2019 - 1:14 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A gun-lock program aimed at keeping kids safe is expanding to protect another potentially vulnerable population. The Bucks County gun-lock program is called Ben’s Campaign. It’s named for 2-year-old Benjamin Smith. In 2016, he got a hold of his dad’s gun in...
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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that makes sure people dealing with addiction can make it to Bucks County Drug Court has a new sponsor to keep the wheels turning for the next 12 months. The Kaitlin Murphy Foundation is donating $3,000 to Advocates for the Homeless and Those in...
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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.
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Jim Melwert
April 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017 was back in court on Tuesday, arguing that a confession he gave last year should never be played for a jury. Prosecutors called Sean Kratz’s mother to the stand in an effort to show he knew...
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April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Bucks County has a new chief of detectives. Marty McDonough is the new chief of Bucks County detectives. He's been a cop since 1987 and a detective with Bucks County since 2000. At his swearing-in, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub told McDonough he...
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