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Former Head Of Montgomery County Courthouse Law Library Pleads In Misuse Of Funds

The former head of the Montgomery County Courthouse law library has pleaded guilty to misuse of funds.

05/29/2014

(DA Risa Ferman, Sheriff Eileen Behr, and dogs-in-training "Reece" and "Bear" wtih their handlers.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Patrol Dogs Being Added at Montgomery County Courthouse

The district attorney’s office used money confiscated from convicted drug dealers to buy a pair of dogs that will be trained to sniff for narcotics and will be used to patrol the two courthouse entrances and the hallways outside courtrooms.

10/07/2013

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Theft Trial Ordered For Former Montco Law Librarian

Bruce Piscadlo is charged with stealing taxpayer money to buy expensive items for himself and his staff.

08/30/2013

A stop gun violence rally in front of the Montgomery County Courthouse on National Day to Demand Action. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Law Enforcement, Politicians, Public Gather For ‘Stop Gun Violence’ Rally In Montgomery County

It was billed as a National Day to Demand Action with hundreds of people across the country demanding that Congress take immediate action to strengthen the background check system and reduce gun violence.

03/29/2013

A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Montgomery County To Test Use Of Self-Service Payment Kiosks

Montgomery County is looking into whether self service payment kiosks will help collect more county fees, court costs, fines and other financial obligations that people owe.

12/31/2012

A portrait of Judge Richard Hodgson hangs in the Montgomery County Courthouse. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Mourns Loss Of Prominent Common Pleas Court Judge

Longtime Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Hodgson passed away on Thursday night at the age of 64 after an illness.

07/20/2012

Students demonstrate against bullying outside the Montgomery County Courthouse. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Students Say No To Bullies

The children of Gotwals Elementary School in Norristown rallied on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse yesterday in an effort to put an end to bullying.

05/18/2012

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Montgomery County Hires Firm To Rid Courthouse Of Mold

Officials in Montgomery County are taking aggressive steps to get rid of some mold that was discovered in the courthouse in Norristown earlier this year.

04/05/2012

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Hatboro Man Sentenced For Beating Rival To Death With Baseball Bat

Thomas Bellezza, 51, will spend 4¼-12 years behind bars after admitting he used a baseball bat to beat another man to death last year during a jealous rage over a former girlfriend.

03/11/2011

(Photo by Brad Segall)

Plaque Remembering Late Montco Sheriff Is Unveiled

On Wednesday, a hallway at the county courthouse was filled with more than 150 people, a tribute to how well liked Sheriff John Durante was.

11/10/2010

Lookout Man In Montco Robbery-Murder Sentenced

Robert Eatman cut a deal with prosecutors, pleading guilty to third-degree murder and then cooperating with police, testifying against his co-defendants in exchange for a 20-40 year sentence.

10/01/2010