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Bensalem Pa.

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Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin Overdoses

Police say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.

07/24/2014

Suspect Michael Dougherty. (credit: Bensalem Police)

Popular Teen App Linked To Alleged Crime In Bucks County

An anonymous social networking app has been linked to the rape of a Bucks County teen.

07/03/2014

Police close off road in Bensalem after black bear sighting on May 23, 2014.

Black Bear Roaming In Bensalem, Pa.; Police Warn Residents

There was another sighting Friday night of a bear in Bensalem, Bucks County.

05/23/2014

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Dragnet Out For Dozens of Fugitives in Bensalem Township

Fred Harran, the township’s director of public safety, says township police are working with Philadelphia police, Radnor Township police, and state constables in a multi-county roundup targeting 58 people.

05/08/2014

Parx Racing in Bensalem File Photo (Credit: CBS Philly)

Jury Gives Family Of Jockey Killed At Parx Racetrack Huge Reward

A jury has come back with a nearly $8-million award for the family of the jockey who was killed nearly four years ago.

04/10/2014

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Bensalem Police Release ID of Sunday Morning Murder Victim

Nineteen-year-old Joseph Romano is charged with stabbing another 19-year-old, Jacob Simmers, to death.

03/31/2014

(Sixth-grade students in the financial literacy program at Faust Elementary, in Bensalem, break into small groups to discuss topics ranging from saving and investing to business loans.  Photo provided by FFBC)

A Bucks County Bank Helps To Educate Kids About Managing Their Money

First Federal president and CEO Jeane Coyle says learning how better to manage money is a key life skill.

03/26/2014

(Andrew Townsend and Danielle Holmberg.  Photos provided by Bensalem PD)

Grandson of Bucks Cemetery Operator Accused of Stealing Grave Markers

Two Bucks County residents are facing theft and related charges, accused of stealing 17 bronze markers from gravesites in a Bensalem cemetery and then selling those markers for scrap.

03/18/2014

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Suspects in Bucks Jewelry Thefts Eyed in Similar, Related Heists

The suspects are identified as 27-year-old Mark Donato and 40-year-old James McGrath, both of Philadelphia.

03/05/2014

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UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike Reopened After Massive Crash, All-Day Closure

Several multi-vehicles crashes involving dozens of cars and several trucks shut down the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/14/2014

(Josh Benson, in police custody in Bensalem.  Photo by Brad Segall)

More Sex Assault Accusations Against Bensalem Teen

Josh Benson has been charged in connection with eight sexual assaults of teenage girls — six while he was a juvenile and two as an adult.

11/22/2013

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Bensalem Teen Charged In String of Sex Assaults on Underage Girls

And officials believe there may be more victims out there.

11/21/2013

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Bensalem Police Dept. Expanding Its DNA Testing, Cataloguing Facility

Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says the BodeHITS Rapid DNA Initiative will take DNA testing to the next level.

11/19/2013

Luke Radick. (credit: Bensalem Township Police Department)

Cops: One Man Robbed 3 Banks In 2 Hours in Bucks County — In a Taxi!

It all started shortly after noon, when the suspect identified as Luke Radick walked into the Sovereign Bank on Street Road in Bensalem.

08/29/2013

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More Arrests In Bensalem School District Insider Swindles

The most recent arrests bring to 27 the number of people taken into custody in connection with the thefts that authorities say date back more than a decade.

08/28/2013

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