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Montgomery County Pa.

(Supporters of same-sex marriage rally on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Gay Marriage Supporters Rally at Montco Courthouse

Several dozen members of the community showed up to thank register of wills Bruce Hanes for the bold step he’s taken in issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.

08/05/2013

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Montco Asks Pa. Judge To Toss Pennsylvania’s Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

Montgomery County Solicitor Ray McGarry filed a response to a lawsuit challenging the Register of Wills Bruce Hanes’ decision to grant same-sex marriage licenses.

08/02/2013

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Delaware Valley Bracing For Upsurge In Mosquito Population

Weather experts say June was the wettest month on record for the Philadelphia region, and that could translate into a bad mosquito season later on this summer.

07/05/2013

Man Gets 23 To 46 Years In Pa. Girlfriend’s Murder

A man has been sentenced in the strangulation murder of his girlfriend in Pottstown last year.

06/24/2013

(A truck driven by Benjamin Kane lays overturned on the Pennsylvania Turnpike after crashing into a maintenance crew.  File photo)

Guilty Plea In 2012 Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash That Killed Maintenance Worker

Benjamin Kane pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing an accident involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed.

06/24/2013

Montco commissioners Bruce Castor, Josh Shapiro, and Leslie Richards, L-R, at Tuesday morning's announcement.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Montgomery County, Pa. Named Among The Healthiest Counties Nationwide For Kids

Montgomery County came in 35th among all counties in the US — the only Pennsylvania entry.

06/18/2013

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Montco Bookkeeper Charged With Buying Daughter’s Textbooks Using County Funds

Prosecutors say Barbara Melnyk was taken into custody inside the courthouse and charged with theft and related offenses.

06/14/2013

Montco Officials Urging Deadbeat Parents To Beat Child Support Amnesty Deadline

So far this week, two dozen people have turned themselves in to make arrangements to pay without fear of being arrested or sent to jail.

06/13/2013

(Montgomery County sheriff Eileen Behr announces the one-week child support delinquency amnesty.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Announces One-Week Amnesty For Child Support Deadbeats

Montgomery County officials say there are 300 outstanding bench warrants representing nearly $6 million that’s owed to the children.

05/29/2013

(Family photo provided by Pa. State Police)

Parents Of Missing College Student From Montgomery County Make Emotional Plea For Son’s Return

On the same day that Pennsylvania State Police got new information on a missing 21-year-old college student from Montgomery County, the student’s parents made a plea for his safe return.

05/20/2013

vandalized vehicle

Vehicles Vandalized In Montgomery County

Vandals struck a quiet neighborhood in Montgomery County early Sunday morning, damaging more than a dozen vehicles.

05/19/2013

(Hamlet and Olesia Garcia, right, with their new attorney, Ricardo Corona.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Philly Couple Enlist High-Powered Attorney In Fight Over Daughter’s School District

Hamlet and Olesia Garcia (at right in photo) are facing felony charges, accused of sending their child to an elementary school in Lower Moreland.

04/09/2013

(Montco DA Risa Ferman and other officials show one of the secure medication drop-off boxes that will be placed around the county.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Placing Secure Drop-Boxes For Prescription Drug Disposal

There will be two boxes at the county courthouse in Norristown, and at eight others at police departments scattered throughout the county.

04/04/2013

(Luckenson Desrivieres.  Photo from Norristown PD)

Judge Bars Press From Portion of Hearing in Norristown Double Murder Case

Prosecutors asked the judge to close the evidence-suppresion hearing and seal the testimony of a special agent from the Department of Homeland Security because it could jeopardize the safety of others and compromise ongoing investigations.

04/02/2013

(Daylin Leach.  Photo provided)

Pa. Sen. Daylin Leach Announces Run To Succeed Allyson Schwartz in Congress

Leach, an unabashed liberal, has served in the state legislature for the last decade and becomes the first candidate to officially enter the Congressional race.

04/02/2013

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