Bucks County

Jennifer Clarey has been charged with poisoning her son in their Tullytown home.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 18, 2018 - 11:27 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County woman will stand trial on charges she poisoned her son. Jennifer Clarey, 42, waived her preliminary hearing, which was scheduled for Tuesday. RELATED: Woman charged with criminal homicide for poisoning 2-year-old son allegedly with Vicodin She is...
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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
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Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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The year 2018 will go down as one of the worst in decades for Pennsylvania farmers.
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Paul Kurtz
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PERKASIE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The year 2018 will go down as one of the worst in decades for Pennsylvania farmers. Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration for 14 counties, making them eligible for federal disaster relief, and there may be more to come. Tom Murtha is still tabulating...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is handing out anti-opioid-overdose medication across the state Thursday, including at more than a dozen locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The kits include two doses of Narcan (the common brand name of naloxone), which can...
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A man looking at a blurred photo on a cellphone.
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Jim Melwert
December 04, 2018 - 2:34 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County Planning Commission employee was caught sexting with who he thought was a teenager over the weekend. According to the criminal complaint, 46-year-old Kevin Sager was chatting with who he thought was a 14-year-old, but was actually an undercover...
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December 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has authorized lifting the boil-water advisory in Yardley, Pa. Pennsylvania American Water announced Tuesday morning that customers no longer have to boil water before using it. Test results of water samples...
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Tina May Smith, right, and her lawyer, Robert Goldman, arrive at a preliminary hearing in New Britain.
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Jim Melwert
November 30, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The woman who prosecutors say was behind a series of explosions in Upper Bucks County earlier this year has been ordered to stand trial on dozens of charges. According to prosecutors, 31-year-old Tina May Smith was the driver as her boyfriend, David Surman Jr.,...
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Boiling water
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Andrew Kramer
November 29, 2018 - 6:51 pm
YARDLEY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A warning if you live or work in Bucks County: a boil water advisory has been dissuaded for part of the area. Terry Maenza and Pennsylvania American Water issued the advisory for customers in their Yardley area district. "Which includes Lower Makefield Township, the...
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Kim Glovas
November 27, 2018 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bristol man is being held in Bucks County on $9 million bail after barricading himself inside a home with a hostage for hours on Monday. Bristol Borough police arrived at the home on Cedar Street just after 3 p.m. Monday, responding to a report of a stabbing. The...
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Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Kim Glovas
November 20, 2018 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More drug charges have been filed against a Bucks County man already serving time in state prison for running a heroin ring in Quakertown. The Bucks County District Attorney's office says 28-year-old Sheamus McCarthy sent letters to his brother and his girlfriend in...
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