Montgomery County

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Weather: Refreshing Weather To Stay For A While

The humidity is continuing to drop as well, a precursor to what you can expect over the next several days.

07/22/2015

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Medics Respond To Overturned Tractor-Trailer On Pa. Turnpike Ramp

Authorities say medics are responding to the scene of an accident on the ramp from Interstate 276 eastbound to Interstate 476 northbound.

07/21/2015

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New App Guides Employers Through Implementing Plan To Prevent Heat Related Illness

OSHA, the Occupational and Safety Administration, says dozens of outdoor workers die each year because of heat related illnesses, and thousands more become sick.

07/21/2015

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Help Is Now Just A Text Away In Montgomery County

The service works with the major carriers. Emergency officials say calling 9-1-1 is still the best way to get help, with texting sort of a last resort.

07/20/2015

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New Wheels For Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

The new cars cost 35 thousand, 18 thousand of which was used to equip them with hybrid technology.

07/17/2015

This TD Bank branch in Hatboro was robbed shortly before Kevin Way, walking down the street, was shot by a Hatboro councilman.  File photo from Chopper 3)

Montco DA Weighing Charges Against Hatboro Councilman Who Shot Bank Robbery Suspect

Could councilman George Forgeng face criminal charges? The Montgomery County district attorney must decide.

07/10/2015

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Damage, Power Outages Reported As Storms Move Through The Area

Storms moved through the area Thursday night, leaving behind damage and power outages.

07/09/2015

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Truck Driver Charged in April Crash in Montco That Killed Another Trucker

Edwin Olivo is charged in connection with the April 27th crash on South Park Avenue in Lower Providence Township.

07/09/2015

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Main Line Catholic School Parents Convene To Discuss Controversial Firing of Teacher

Parents learned through an e-mail sent Friday that Waldron Mercy Academy teacher Margie Winters had been fired. While not saying it specifically, the e-mail strongly hints that Winters was fired because she is gay.

07/08/2015

This TD Bank branch in Hatboro was robbed shortly before Kevin Way, walking down the street, was shot by a Hatboro councilman.  File photo from Chopper 3)

Police: Robbery Suspect Shot By Borough Official In Montgomery County

Police say the suspect is now in custody.

07/08/2015

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Montco DA Says Statute of Limitations Prevents New Prosecution of Bill Cosby

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says there’s nothing her office can do with the new information that he obtained prescription drugs for others.

07/07/2015

(Stephen Stace follows his lawyer out of a Montgomery County courtroom following his sentencing.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Retired Montco Music Professor Sentenced For Sexting Minor Girl

Stephen Stace, a retired Penn State-Abington music professor, is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sharing explicit photos with a 16-year-old girl in Spain.

07/06/2015

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Officials Warning Residents Of Possible Coyote Sightings In Whitpain Township, Pa.

Whitpain Township police say that although the animals are not normally aggressive toward people, they have been known to attack and feed on smaller animals, including househould pets.

07/06/2015

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Area Patient-Assistance Group Says Need For Housing During Pope Visit is Huge

Hosts for Hospitals, based in Gladwyne, maintains a network of families who offer their homes as a place for patients and family members who come from out of town for specialized care at hospitals in the Greater Philadelphia area.

07/02/2015

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3 Hospitalized In ATV Accident In Montgomery County

Chopper 3 was over the scene Wednesday night in Upper Hanover, Montgomery County.

07/01/2015