Bucks County

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Local Baseball Coach Accused Of Ripping Off Youth Team

A baseball coach is accused of ripping off his Bucks County youth team.

06/23/2015

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Bucks Man Gets Decades in Prison For Shooting Strip Club Workers, Firing at Cops

Joseph Thiers, 57, was sentenced to 22 to 44 years in state prison.

06/22/2015

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Bucks Man Gets Prison Sentence in New Year’s Even Stabbing Murder of Uncle

Kyle Simpson pleaded guilty in Bucks County Court to stabbing his uncle, who was acting as peacemaker in a dispute with another family member.

06/22/2015

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Oil Truck Fire Shuts Down All Eastbound Lanes Of PA Turnpike In Bensalem

It happened around 7 a.m. when a truck carrying 2,700 gallons of home heating oil caught fire.

06/20/2015

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Weather: Heavy Rain Expected This Weekend

Heavy rain is expected this weekend as remnants from Tropical Storm Bill spin eastward into the Delaware Valley. A Flood Watch is in effect for our entire region Saturday evening through Sunday because of the threat of downpours and flooding.

06/19/2015

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Croydon Man Rearrested as DUI Fugitive After Serving Time on Another DUI in Maryland

The Montgomery County, Pa. sheriff’s office learned of his whereabouts following his release from a prison in Maryland, after serving time for his part in a fatal DUI down there.

06/19/2015

(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