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(A poster at the groundbreaking showed some of the remodeling plans for Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

8-Phase Makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Begins

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held today for a $40-million makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Montgomery County.

06/22/2015

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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

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Investigators Visit Office of Embattled Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane; No Items Seized

Montco DA Risa Ferman has been assigned to decide whether to file charges against Kane, in light of a grand jury report that accused Kane of leaking grand jury information and then lying about it.

06/18/2015

(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

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Guilty Plea in 2013 Violent Home Invasion in Blue Bell, Pa.

The incident, at a home along Wyndrise Drive in October 2013, left a 77-year-old man with a broken nose, cerebral hemorrhaging, and a detached larynx.

06/18/2015

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People Camp Out In Montco For Free Chick-fil-A For A Year

How much do you love Chick-fil-A? Enough to camp out in the rain?

06/18/2015

(County commissioners Josh Shapiro, center, and Val Arkoosh, standing at right, at the Homelessness Summit at Montgomery County Community College.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Homelessness Summit in Montco Touts County’s Aggregate Approach

Today, community and government leaders met to discuss the achievements of the county program to fight homelessness, called “Your Way Home Montgomery County.”

06/17/2015

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Puppies Get Loose On Pa. Turnpike After Crash In Montgomery County

An accident involving a van carrying a load of puppies caused quite a back-up Wednesday morning for drivers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

06/17/2015

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Sewer Construction Project Causing One-Day Closure of Portion of Montco Bike Trail

The trail closure is expected to last only one day (Tuesday).

06/15/2015

(Robber holds an employee by the neck while rifling the cash register at the Whitpain Tavern.  Surveillance photo provided)

Luzerne County Man Convicted in String of Area Bar-Restaurant Robberies

His attempted getaway from one robbery, and the ensuing manhunt, shut down Montgomery County Community College for a day.

06/15/2015

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2 Pa. Troopers Injured As High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash in Royersford

Reading police say they were chasing 35-year-old Daniel Arroyo-Vazquez after he got into a victim’s car at gunpoint, injected heroin, and eventually drove off, leaving the victim behind.

06/15/2015

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1 Dead, 4 Injured In Montgomery County House Fire

Flames broke out in a home on Skippack Creek Road near Fretz Road around 2 a.m. Monday.

06/15/2015

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Local Hospital To Receive Support In Its Effort To Make Facility More Baby-Friendly

A local hospital is getting assistance in its effort to spread the word on the benefits of breastfeeding.

06/14/2015

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Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Montco Apartment Complex

Emergency officials in Montgomery County said the blaze was reported just before noon Saturday at the Towers at Wyncote Apartments in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County.

06/13/2015