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Bucks County Playhouse Hoping Old Flood Map Doesn’t Delay Expansion Plan

A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that dates back nearly fifteen years puts the playhouse and its highly anticipated expansion in a high-risk flood zone.

12/16/2013

(Credit: Brad Segall)

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

Bucks DA Thinks Tullytown Police Acted Appropriately in Arrest of Teen Boy

Bucks County district attorney David Heckler says the boy fell onto his face after being Tasered while trying to escape. The boy’s mother says her son was beaten.

11/18/2013

("Baxter" is an industrial robot made by Onexia Inc., based in West Chester, Pa.   Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Delaware Valley Manufacturers Strut Their Stuff on National Manufacturing Day

The “Made in America” event gave local firms a chance to showcase some of the more cutting-edge technologies available to manufacturers.

10/04/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Bucks County Mom Sentenced For Using Daughter, 7, For Child Porn

The woman also allowed her boyfriend to molest the girl.

08/21/2013

(Photo from Doylestown PD)

Bucks County Man Gets 8-25 Years In Rt. 611 Crash That Killed Girl

A man convicted of third-degree murder in a suburban Philadelphia crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and paralyzed her grandmother has been sentenced to eight to 25 years in state prison.

08/15/2013

(Cars head over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked-out New York City skyline on August 14, 2003.  Credit: Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

On 10th Anniversary of Major US Power Outage, Electric Industry More Secure

“It was a pretty scary time in that, immediately after it happened, we really did not know what had caused it,” recalls an electric industry official at a major regional interconnect in Valley Forge, Pa.

08/14/2013

(Jack Myers, in February 2013 file photo.  Credit: CBS3)

Business Manager in Scandal-Ridden Bensalem School District Gets Probation

Jack Myers is charged with theft and misappropriation of government property, but those charges could be expunged if he completes the ARD program.

07/10/2013

(Credit: Lynne Adkins)

St. Mary Celebrates Completion of 2nd Phase of Renovations

The ribbon was cut and the new emergency room entrance was opened at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.

04/09/2013

(The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, near Doylestown.  File photo)

Woman Sues Phila. Archdiocese, Shrine Over Alleged Priest Sex Assault

The victim’s suit says the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the priest’s order, and the Bucks County DA’s office failed to act after she reported being assaulted by a priest at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, near Doylestown.

04/03/2013

Police Say Two Bucks County Pharmacy Robberies Are Linked

Police, reviewing surveillance video from both stores, believe the same men are responsible for both holdups.

03/22/2013

(credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput Allows Girls To Play Football

The archbishop of Philadelphia says he’ll allow the region’s Catholic youth sports league to field co-ed football teams.

03/14/2013

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Bucks Officials Awaiting Ballistics Test After Fatal Standoff in Warminster, Pa.

Andrew Cairns is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and numerous other offenses, but prosecutors say a murder charge could be added depending on how the investigation falls out.

02/22/2013

(2010 Miller photo courtesy Delaware County News Network.  2005 Hogeland photo courtesy Bucks County Courier Times.)

Two Retired Judges Plead Guilty in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Probe

Warren Hogeland was a senior judge in Bucks County, and Ken Miller was a senior judge in Delaware County, but each would pitch in and help in Philadelphia Traffic Court when asked.

02/12/2013

Bucks Man Pleads Guilty to Buying Gun For Friend Who Later Shot at Police

Samuel Sofia pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to providing false information during the purchase of a gun, and conspiracy. Both are felonies.

01/31/2013

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