Bucks County

(New US citizens are sworn in at the National Museum of American Jewish History.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

In Philadelphia, US Citizens Sworn In on World Refugee Day

Abbas Khalaf, a native of Iraq, had a dramatic journey to resettle in the United States, finding his way to Northampton, Pa.

06/18/2015

A 89-year-old woman was killed in the crossfire during a police standoff in Bucks County in February, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Warminster Pays $650,000 To Family Of Woman, 89, Killed By Police

Warminster is paying a $650,000 settlement to the family of an 89-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by its police department during a standoff with a drunken suspect.

06/17/2015

(A plaque next to the front door indicates that Highland Farms, the home of the late Oscar Hammerstein II, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein Regroups After Doylestown Twp. Zoning Board Rebuff

Hammerstein’s grandson has been trying to preserve the property where some of the most famous Rodgers-and-Hammerstein works were written.

06/16/2015

(Nicholas Helman, following his arrest in March.  Credit: CBS3)

Lengthy Prison Sentence For Man Who Sent Romantic Rival Ricin-Laced Birthday Card

A 20-year-old Hatboro man is sentenced to decades in prison in Bucks County court for sending a romantic rival a birthday card laced with a deadly poison.

06/15/2015

(A 1948 aerial photo of Oscar Hammerstein II's "Highland Farm."  Photo provided by Will Hammerstein)

Vote Set on Zoning Changes To Oscar Hammerstein Property in Bucks County

After five hearings and more than a dozen hours of testimony, the Doylestown Township Zoning Hearings Board will take a vote on whether or not to grant variances to Highland Farm.

06/15/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene in Doylestown, Bucks County on June 12, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

8 Hospitalized In Doylestown Accident

The accident was reported at about 9:36 p.m. Friday at Pebble Hill Road near Spring Valley Road.

06/12/2015

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Police: Bensalem Pursuit Ends In Philadelphia

No injuries have been reported.

06/09/2015

(Marcel Johnson, 22, was convicted of the November 2013 death of 22-year-old Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter.)

Bucks Man Gets Death Sentence in Murder of Woman and 4-Year-Old Girl

Marcel Johnson, 22, was sentenced to death for the murder of four-year-old R’Mani Rankins and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her pregnant mother, Ebony Talley.

06/09/2015

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SEPTA Says It Is Ahead Of The Train Overspeed Controversy

In the wake of last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.

06/09/2015

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Weather Blog: Yesterday’s Storms Moved On, But We’re In For A Mixed-Bag Sort Of Day

It will be a warm day, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

06/09/2015

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Weather: Region Will Endure Chance For More Showers, Thunderstorms On Tuesday

After a wild afternoon of weather, heavy rain will continue overnight and the region will endure the chance for more showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday as a cold front exits the region. Any storms on Tuesday may also contain gusty winds and downpours but the threat severe weather will be greatly reduced.

06/08/2015

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Crews Battle House Fire In Bucks County

Flames broke out on the 2700 block of Schukraft Road Monday afternoon.

06/08/2015

(The Bucks County Courthouse.  File photo)

Penalty Phase of Bucks County Double-Murder Case Heads To Jury

Marcel Johnson was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Ebony Talley and her daughter R’mani Rankins in 2013, then setting their bodies afire.

06/08/2015

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Police: Man Bolts From Pa. ER In Hospital Gown, Jumps Into Lake

Police say a man being treated at a suburban Philadelphia hospital walked out of the facility and jumped into a nearby lake.

06/08/2015

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In Bucks County Court, Weighing Life or Death for Convicted Murderer

Marcel Johson was convicted of stabbing Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter to death in 2013.

06/05/2015