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  1. Woman convicted in ex-Penn hoops star's death gets treatmentRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... her to as much as 23 months in jail with an additional 23 years of probation, ordering her transfer to the Norristown State Hospital when a bed becomes available. Defense attorney Thomas Bergstrom called the sentence "a really good result" and ...

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  2. Montco prosecutors allege Villanova Wildcats star Pinkston violated special probation programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The York Daily Record

    NORRISTOWN >> Villanova Wildcats star JayVaughn Pinkston has been called to the court the court of law, that is, - for allegedly violating the terms of a special probationary program he entered nearly two years ago in connection with an alleged 2010 assault in Upper Merion. On Friday, Montgomery County prosecutors moved to revoke Pinkston's enrollment in the county's Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program after he allegedly violated his supervision by failing to report to probation officers, failing to complete community service and failing to pay fines and costs.

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  3. Party like it's 1986: Hinton nets 1,000th, Abington wins District 1 AAAA crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... last district crown. During that period, Chester claimed 14 district titles, Glen Mills captured four, and Norristown, Coatesville, and Penn Wood each earned two District 1 Class AAAA gold medals. Entering the 2015 PIAA Class AAAA District 1 boys' ...

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  4. Unusual sentence for wife of slain basketball starRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Maria Garcia-Pellon, found guilty but mentally ill of killing her husband, former University of Pennsylvania basketball star Matt White, could have been sentenced to 25 years in jail. But, saying he thought her treatment would be inadequate in a state prison, Delaware County Court Judge Kevin Kelly crafted a sentence that calls for Garcia-Pellon to be paroled as soon as possible to Norristown State Hospital.

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  5. Greater Norristown Art League Non-Pro Show HeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Greater Norristown Art League's 2015 Non-Professional Exhibition was held on February 21 and 22, 2015. The show featured 74 pieces of artwork from 44 artists.

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  6. Wife of slain ex-Penn basketball star sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    A judge Friday sentenced a Delaware County woman who was found guilty but mentally ill of killing her husband -- former University of Pennsylvania basketball star Matt White -- to a jail term but ordered that she be paroled as soon as possible to Norristown State Hospital. "It is a really good result," said Tom Bergstrom, the attorney for Maria Garcia-Pellon, 54, of Nether Providence, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of her husband.

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  7. Parking in Norristown Getting CheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    The Norristown Municipal Council on Feb. 3 approved a resolution that reduces parking fees by 50 cents at all downtown Norristown kiosks, the municipality said. Beginning March 1, all kiosks will be $1.50 an hour.

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  8. Free Hearing ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    Sometimes hearing loss is so gradual you don't even hear it happening! Join us at Montco SAAC, 536 George Street, Norristown.

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  9. Job Hunting? Find Hundreds in NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    A New Jersey man was stabbed twice and robbed while trying to sell items on Craigslist. What are the risks to using the popular website? Josh Reddick was spotted wearing a #CamilleStrong scarf in support of Camille Chabot during spring training this week in Arizona Lisa Swinton McLaughlin always yearned to be a mother.

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  10. 32 arrested, including 4 alleged drug pushers, in Norristown drug operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman holds a bottle of horse tranquilizer used by dealers to cut heroin Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Ferman, along with area law enforcement representatives, announced the arrest of 32 suspects in a pair of drug rings that operated in Norristown.

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  11. 32 Arrested in Pa. Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... say was connected to a drug ring in Colombia. Angelo Betancourt Jr., 43, of Philadelphia, Michael Daly, 56, of Norristown, Douglas Ehrhart, 56, of Norristown, Charles Termine, 46, of Norristown and 28 other people were arrested for their roles in a ...

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  12. 32 Arrested in Massive Montco-Colombia Drug Trafficking BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Phillymag.com

    ... that a Colombian drug trafficker had recently exchanged several telephone calls with Michael Daly, a 54-year-old Norristown resident, who spent time in federal prison back in the 1990s after a conviction for possession of cocaine with intent to ...

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  13. Bucks County Law Enforcement Help Bust Two Area Drug RingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    ... crystal meth into the region in separate operations. The first arrests were made on Jan. 24, when Michael Daly of Norristown and Angelo Betancourt of Philadelphia were charged in connection with the drug trafficking. Daly's bail was set at $99,000 ...

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  14. 32 arrested in suburban Philadelphia drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Erie Times News

    ... trafficking investigation in Colombia had possible links to Pennsylvania. Authorities say they identified a Norristown resident on a wiretap speaking with a Colombian drug trafficker. Investigators say a break in the case came when a citizen called ...

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  15. Wiretapping Leads To Major Drug Trafficking Bust in Montgomery CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... heroin and cocaine in Montgomery County. In October 2014, NET learned that Michael Daly had supplied a known Norristown drug dealer with "bundles of heroin" for resale. At that point, NET made this investigation a priority due to the rise in ...

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  16. 32 Arrested in Heroin, Cocaine, Meth TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    More than 30 people have been arrested and charged in the trafficking of heroin, cocaine and methamphetmaine, the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia district attorneys offices; Pennsylvania State Police; Lower Providence Township Police; Plymouth Township Police; Norristown Police; and the Drug Enforcement Administration, authorities said.

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  17. Montco DA announces arrests of 32 in drug trafficking ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Philly.com

    ... $44,000 in cash, 10 phones, and five vehicles, Ferman said. One of those arrested, Michael Anthony Daly, of Norristown, ran his drug ring "like a pizza delivery service," Ferman said. After the investigation and wiretaps began, Ferman said, she also ...

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  18. Multi-car Crash On Pa. Turnpike Snarls Traffic Near King Of PrussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CBS Local

    ... you the best Philly has to offer. Talk Radio 1210 [...] The accident happened on I-276 at milepost 326 between Norristown and Valley Forge near around 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Three or four vehicles were involved in the multi-car crash, including a ...

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  19. Lisa Pellegrino, 50, of ShrewsburyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Lisa Ann Pellegrino, 50, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, with the family that loved her dearly gathered at her bedside, after a courageous and valiant battle with breast cancer. Lisa started her life Dec. 28, 1964 in Norristown, Penn., a daughter of Ronald and Gloria J. Favacchia.

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  20. Wiretaps uncover multi-county drug trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WFMZ

    Law enforcement officials in Montgomery County announced Wednesday the arrest of 32 people in connection with a wide-reaching drug organization. The suspects were involved in a heroin, cocaine and meth trafficking ring centered primarily in Norristown but operated throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, officials said.

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