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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Dispute at Homewood Suites, Headlamps Taken from Car, DUI Arrest: Recent Police Activity

Newtown Township Police reported the following recent activity: Friday, July 18 At approximately 2:30 pm a resident of Newtown Township came to police headquarters to report that her bank said there was fraudulent activity on her account in the amount of $142.

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Related Topix: Richboro, PA, Southampton, PA

10 hrs ago | Philly.com

PennDOT chief: Congress must do its work or put projects at risk

Even as regional leaders approved a $10.5 billion plan to boost transportation funding for Southeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, state Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch warned that road and transit projects could be endangered by congressional inaction on the federal Highway Trust Fund.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

11 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Glacity brings contemporary comedy

From left, Jennifer Lake as Sonia, Jeffrey Burden as Spike, and Pamela Tomassetti as Masha in the Glacity Theatre Collective's presentation of 'a Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.'

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Related Topix: University of Toledo, Theater, Arts

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin Overdoses

Bensalem police officers executing warrant sweeps this morning at hotels along the Route 1 corridor in Bucks County likely saved the lives of two women who were found inside one of the rooms.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Philadelphia, PA

18 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

Convicted killer of gay man pushes for freedom

Frank R. Chester, convicted of the grisly slashing death of gay artist Anthony Milano, says his trial attorney was so dysfunctional, he had legal representation in name only.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

22 hrs ago | Philly.com

Corbett brings his pension plan plea to Bucks

Gov. Corbett on Wednesday made a Bucks County senior center the latest stop on his weeks-long campaign to rally support for a bill addressing rising pension costs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Portion of Route 263 to be Renamed in Honor of Fallen Officer Bradley Fox

A portion of Route 263 in Bucks County will be renamed as the Officer Bradley M. Fox Memorial Highway, lawmakers announced this week.

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Related Topix: Warminster, PA

Patch.com

County Considering Lower Neshaminy Creek Trail Project

The following is an announcement from Bucks County: Bucks County is preparing a study to determine the feasibility of establishing a trail, this time along the Lower Neshaminy Creek extending from the confluence of Core and Neshaminy Creeks to the Neshaminy Falls SEPTA station.

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NBC Philadelphia

Severe T-Storms, Heavy Rain Move Through Region

After several days of dry weather, heavy rain is set to return to our region Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Berks County, PA

Patch.com

Two BCCC Professors Honored by College President

Two associate professors at Bucks County Community College have been honored for their accomplishments.

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Bellingham Herald

Film camp helps those with autism

One night while browsing the Internet around 4 a.m. she stumbled across information about the Joey Travolta Film Camp - it was like "divine intervention," she said.

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Related Topix: Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

The Jersey Journal

Lawrence man who paid teenage girls for sex faces new charges in Pennsylvania, report says

Adam Carnevale, of Lawrence Township, is scheduled to be arraigned today on child sex charges in Bucks County, Penn.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pocono Record

Pocono Township sewer loan refinancing nearly done -

Township commissioners gave tentative approval Monday to accepting a 1.44 percent fixed rate from Wayne Bank for two years.

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Philadelphia Gay News

Spectacular Contemporary in Bucks County

This spectacular contemporary home nestled on a wooded lot in the sought after neighborhood of Wychwood Glen is now for sale.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

CBS Local

Bucks County Man Arrested For Alleged Rape Of A Child

According to police, 31-year-old Elmer Orlando Yanes, of the 1200 block of Lisa Drive, was taken into police custody as the result of an investigation into allegations made by two juvenile females who knew Yanes.

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CBS Local

Police Seek Extra-Large Man Who Robbed Two Drugstores in Suburbs

Police in two suburban Philadelphia communities are hoping to take an armed drugstore bandit off the streets before he strikes again.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Lansdale, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Warminster, PA

Philly.com

Pa. schools' reserve funds now top $4 billion

Not even as Philly kids, teachers and parents await word on whether schools are shuttered in September for lack of funding.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pennsylvania, Education Etc., Chester County, PA, Coatesville, PA

Philly.com

After stint in Honduran jail, he appreciates freedom even more

Tossed into a cell the size of a backyard shed with about 20 other inmates, Butler, who grew up in Doylestown, could barely see where all of his cellmates were sleeping.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Former Youth Coach Sentenced for Raping Girl

A former Bucks County football coach was sentenced to 18 to 40 years in prison on Monday for raping an underage cheerleader.

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Related Topix: Levittown, PA

Patch.com

Warminster Man Charged With Molesting Two Children

Charges have been filed against a Warminster Township man after police say an investigation reveled he repeatedly molested two children.

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Related Topix: Warminster, PA

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