Bucks County

A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
January 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments. What began in 2004 as a single light-hearted, faculty-driven concert has...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
January 23, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The death of a man found frozen in a pool in New Hope has been ruled accidental. Authorities in Bucks County say the body of 29-year-old Jose Marcial was discovered Tuesday in the rear of a business in a construction area along West Ferry Street. His body was found...
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File photo of fire truck and firefighter (Not actual scene) Credit: Dreamstime
Dan Wing
January 16, 2019 - 6:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews are battling a house fire in Lower Bucks County Wednesday morning. Several people have been injured. The fire on Edgely Road in Bristol Township was called in just before 5 a.m. Crews arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the basement and first floor. The...
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Claire Risoldi
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Jim Melwert
January 15, 2019 - 5:44 pm
DOYLESTOWN (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County woman who accused firefighters of stealing millions of dollars of jewelry from her Buckingham mansion is now on trial for insurance fraud in Doylestown. In opening statements, state prosecutor Linda Montag says Claire Risoldi was never satisfied, always...
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Bucks County Commissioner Diane Marseglia (left) and District Attorney Matt Weintraub (center) attend a Crisis Intervention Training course police graduation.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 11, 2019 - 1:50 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Another class of police officers in Bucks County has graduated from a course that teaches them how to recognize and deal with issues stemming from mental illness. Typically, Bucks County offers two Crisis Intervention Training courses each year, but Bucks County...
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Bucks County announces Darkness to Light program to educate adults on how to recognize, prevent, or respond to and report child sex abuse.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
January 09, 2019 - 1:51 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new program to fight child sex abuse is being offered in Bucks County. County officials are hoping as many people as possible will sign up for the two-hour program. Network of Victim Assistance Executive Director Penny Ettinger says statistics show one in 10...
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Dreamstime
Pat Toddy
December 31, 2018 - 9:46 am
UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County shelter-in-place order was lifted Monday morning after a gas leak at a chemical facility. Bucks officials confirmed that fluorine gas was leaking from a the Airgas building at 6117 Easton Road. Residents living within a half-mile...
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Doylestown Health recently added a medication disposal box in the Doylestown Hospital Emergency Department lobby.
Doylestown Health
Lynne Adkins
December 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Your medicine cabinet is stocked with old pills and outdated liquid medications, and now is the time to clear it all out. Old or unused medications can be dangerous when they get in the wrong hands, or simply get tossed out, according to Dr. Christine Roussel,...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 19, 2018 - 8:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Bucks County are investigating the death of a toddler. Falls Township Police say the 2-year-old child was found dead at a unit at the Commons of Fallsington apartment complex around 5 p.m. Tuesday. Very few details of the child's death have been...
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William Brennan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 18, 2018 - 11:37 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County man is facing up to 30 years in prison for selling the fentanyl-laced heroin that killed 23-year-old Lukas Titus. William Brennan, 21, was sentenced to 7.5-to-20 years in prison for drug delivery resulting in death, and another 2.5-to-10 years for...
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