Bucks County

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Philadelphia Fire Department
Kim Glovas
October 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three juveniles have been questioned in connection with the fire at an Islamic school in Bristol Township, Bucks County. Township Police Chief Robert Coulton says the boys are all between the ages of 11 and 14. He says the three were playing with matches or a lighter...
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Shannon Westmoreland
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 22, 2018 - 4:15 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 48-year-old accused of sexually assaulting three children didn’t show up for his trial in Bucks County on Monday. Bail for Shannon Westmoreland has been revoked and a bench warrant has been issued. Westmoreland was a youth football coach in Bensalem in 2005...
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Courtesy of Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 22, 2018 - 3:40 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) – It's state prison time for family members who pleaded guilty to letting an 84-year-old Bucks County man waste away and die while they lived rent free in homes he owned and collected his pension and social security checks. Bucks County judge Wallace Bateman told...
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Carl Stokes
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 17, 2018 - 1:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County prison guard is accused of scamming workers' comp after he allegedly took two undercover detectives on a paid fishing expedition. Bucks County Correctional Facility guard Carl Stokes filed for workers' comp in November 2017. However, according to a...
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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
Tim Jimenez
October 17, 2018 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A warning for residents in the Quakertown area from authorities in Bucks County: Several devices, allegedly planted by a couple behind a series of explosions earlier this year, may still be out there. Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub, in an alert sent out...
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Spotted lantern fly
Courtesy of Delaware Valley University
Jim Melwert
October 03, 2018 - 1:24 pm
At first glance, they’re kind of neat looking, but in some parts of the Delaware Valley the invasive spotted lanternfly has become quite a nuisance. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia. It first surfaced in Pennsylvania in Berks County in 2014. Since then it’s been found in every county in...
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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
September 11, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There won't be any sports wagering in Pennsylvania until next month, at the earliest. Two casinos have petitioned the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for sports betting — including Parx Casino, which wants to offer sports betting at its Bucks County casino and its...
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After the ceremony, people placed flowers by plaques with names of the 18 Bucks County residents who died on 9/11.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
September 11, 2018 - 2:35 pm
LOWER MAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tolling of a bell to mark each plane, the reading of the names of the 18 Bucks County residents who were killed that day, and a song from the Council Rock High School South choir marked a ceremony in remembrance of the 9/11 terror attacks at the...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
August 29, 2018 - 1:50 pm
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County woman accused of killing her two-and-a-half month old baby with a deadly combination of drugs in her breast-milk is ordered to stand trial on homicide charges. Samantha Jones' son died on April 2. An autopsy concluded that the child died of a...
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Charles Freitag
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2018 - 5:27 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating the presumed suicide of a Bucks County man, just one day after he was sentenced to years in a state prison. His defense said the man's family believes imprisonment is what led him to take his own life. Charles Freitag was sentenced...
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