Bucks County

Old deed books (right) next to the newly restored deed books in Bucks County.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
November 19, 2018 - 1:36 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of deed books in Bucks County dating back to the 1600s are being restored after they were found rotting away in a warehouse. Bucks County recorder of deeds Robin Robinson said she found the deed books when she took office earlier this year. She said not...
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David Faust
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a long prison sentence for the Bucks county funeral director who stole more than $300,000 from more than 50 people who had pre-paid for funeral services. Bucks County Judge Diane Gibbons told 54-year-old David Faust, with his million dollar property in...
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Philly's first snowfall, November 15, 2018
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
November 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT crews were out in force to battle the first major storm of the season. Before the snow began falling Thursday morning, crews and their trucks were already parked on the side of the roads in Chester County. When the first flakes began to fly, they rolled out...
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Warrington Township Police arrested 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Route 611.
Warrington Township Police Department
Dan Wing
November 14, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Warrington Township Police say 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez was arrested a little after 7 p.m. Tuesday, about an hour after a fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 611. Police say they were able to use vehicle parts found at the scene to identify the SUV involved...
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Matthew Laver
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
November 06, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in both Montgomery and Bucks counties have arrested a Souderton man for having and distributing child pornography. Matthew Laver, 37, faces several charges, after police say they found more than 20 graphic pictures of children stored in his cellphone,...
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August 28, 2018; Scottsdale, AZ, USA: Roger Baker (right) of Scottsdale, walks back to his vehicle after voting for the primary, at the polling place at the Paiute Neighborhood Center.
David Wallace/The Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK
Larry Kane
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day has arrived, and it turns out that both the Republican and Democratic Parties are watching our region, especially as Republicans face Democratic challenges. The Democrats want to regain control of the house. The Republicans want to stop it. In...
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U.S. marshall's have captured a West Chester man who fled trial on rape charges.
Courtesy of Bucks County DA's Office
Paul Kurtz
October 29, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A West Chester man who's been on the run after failing to show up for his trial on child sexual assault charges has been captured in Florida. Authorities say 48-year-old Shannon Westmoreland was taken into custody in Daytona Beach, Florida on Monday, one week after...
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Sean Kratz and Cosmo Dinardo
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Monday morning brought another delay in the case of Sean Kratz, the man who authorities say confessed to killing three men on a farm in Bucks County last summer, but then backed out of a guilty plea at the last minute. Kratz was in court for what was supposed to be...
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Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 24, 2018 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — History was on the move in New Hope, Bucks County, Wednesday as a famous building dating back to the late 1700s was relocated to make way for a luxury hotel. The famous Chez Odette restaurant on River Road was moved a quarter mile down the road to a new location...
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PennDOT will begin a four-year project on a section of US Route 1 starting Oct. 29.
Courtesy of PennDOT
Paul Kurtz
October 23, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is about to launch a major construction project along a stretch of Route One in Bucks County. It will take four years for workers to reconstruct and widen 1.3 miles of Route One from Old Lincoln Highway to the Neshaminy...
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