Bucks County

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 Bail for 31-year-old David Surman was revoked Wednesday when a Bucks County judge determined Surman’s purchase of electronics was a violation...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 (KYW Newsradio) — Bail has been revoked for the Quakertown man accused of setting off bombs across upper Bucks County last spring.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.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
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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U.S. Sen. Tom Carper hosted a discussion in Horsham on April 8, 2019, with Sen. Bob Casey in attendance, on a dangerous chemical found in drinking water near Willow Grove air bases.
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Jim Melwert
April 08, 2019 - 1:54 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- With continued frustration over a chemical found in drinking water around the Willow Grove air base on the border of Bucks and Montgomery counties, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del, the ranking member on the Enviroment and Public Works Committee, hosted a discussion in...
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Shana Decree, 45, and her daughter Dominique Decree, 19, are charged with five counts of murder and conspiracy.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 2:46 pm
MORRISVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County Coroner’s Office has released the causes of death for the five people found murdered in a Morrisville apartment last month. Four of the victims, including three children, died of asphyxiation. The fifth, 42-year-old Jamilla Campbell, was strangled...
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