Quakertown

Young person using a vaping device.
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Tim Jimenez
October 30, 2019 - 8:33 am
The Quakertown Community School District plans to sue e-cigarette manufacturers. Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner says vaping is a growing problem, and students are at risk.
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Officer Dan Gallagher.
Courtesy of the Lansdale Borough Police Department
Andrew Kramer
July 05, 2019 - 1:43 pm
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An off-duty Lansdale police officer is recovering after he was stabbed Friday morning in Bucks County. At a press conference Friday afternoon, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub says Lansdale police officer Dan Gallagher was not on the clock when he came...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 28, 2019 - 10:25 am
UPDATED: 12:13 p.m. DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jacob Sullivan has been sentenced to death for the murder of 14-year-old Grace Packer. The jury deliberated for more than 11 hours over three days on the question of whether he should get life without parole or the death penalty. On Wednesday,...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 19, 2019 - 1:16 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was supposed to be the start of jury selection, but it turned out to be a guilty plea for a 46-year-old accused of killing a teenage foster child in what was described as a "rape-murder fantasy." Jacob Sullivan has pleaded guilty to rape, kidnapping and first-...
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Sheamus McCarthy
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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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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Tim Jimenez
May 30, 2018 - 7:39 am
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State Police in Upper Bucks County have a warning for residents. Mysterious booms that people have been hearing overnight in the area were caused by explosions. There have been more than 20 of them since April 2 in the hours between 1 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. Many people...
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