Norristown

Gavel in a courtroom.
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Jim Melwert
January 24, 2020 - 3:30 pm
A Montgomery County man who has been convicted of first-degree murder twice and given the death penalty three times for the same murder has been granted another trial. Read more here.
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Detour sign
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Jim Melwert
January 13, 2020 - 11:22 am
Another phase of a road construction project in Norristown has begun — signaling the start of another long-term detour. Read more here.
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A makeshift memorial is set up for Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was  struck and killed in Norristown on Sunday evening.
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Andrew Kramer
November 13, 2019 - 7:16 pm
When Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was killed in a hit-and-run in Norristown Sunday night, is buried Saturday, he'll be in another veteran's uniform. Read more here.
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Nemias Perez Severiano
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
John McDevitt
November 13, 2019 - 4:12 pm
An unlicensed driver turned himself in to police Wednesday for the hit-and-run in Norristown Sunday night that claimed the life of a Vietnam veteran. Read more here.
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A makeshift memorial is set up for Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was  struck and killed in Norristown on Sunday evening.
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Tim Jimenez
November 11, 2019 - 7:20 am
Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a Vietnam War veteran in Norristown on Sunday evening. The family of the victim, 67-year-old Samuel Jackson, is asking the person behind the wheel of the car that hit him to go the cops.
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Mason Hall
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Jim Melwert
October 30, 2019 - 5:08 pm
A 19-year-old West Norriton man is ordered to stand trial on charges he raped a woman at gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park in the summer of 2017, but his lawyer argues the case should be handled in juvenile court. Read more here.
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Mason Alexander Hall
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 21, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Authorities say they used DNA testing and genealogy research to arrest a teenager in the gunpoint sexual assault of a woman in Norristown Farm Park two years ago. Read more here.
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Lanternfly spraying
Eric Clifton, Cornell University
Mark Abrams
September 29, 2019 - 4:30 am
Researchers testing a biopesticide to control spotted lanternfly in areas of Norristown Farm Park this past summer are encouraged by the results and say they may have discovered a very effective weapon to stamp out the invasive pests.
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 08, 2019 - 7:32 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown doctor has been sentenced to six-and-a-half to 15 years in state prison for offering prescriptions for opioids and other drugs in exchange for explicit photos and videos of young women. As he handed down the sentence, Judge William Carpenter told 57-...
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25-year-old Steven Quadrel will stand trial on first degree murder.
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Jim Melwert
June 11, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 25-year-old New Jersey native will stand trial on charges, including first-degree murder, in the shooting death of his father in Norristown last fall. When police responded to a call for a man with a gun in Norristown on Oct. 24, they say Steven Quadrel told them to...
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