Norristown Pa.

(File photo from Montco DA)

Montco Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Relationship With Eighth-Grader

Jessica Streeper pleaded guilty to felony sex charges that could put her behind bars in state prison for several years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(Pennsylvania first lady Frances Wolf reads to a class at Fly Elementary School during her visit.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Frances Wolf, Wife of Governor, Discusses Education Funding Initiatives in Norristown

The wife of Gov. Wolf visited Fly Elementary School, in the Norristown Area School District, visiting classes and meeting with two dozen teachers and administrators.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(The current security checkpoints at the Montgomery County Courthouse are being expanded.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Courthouse Expanding Security; Judges, Attorneys To Undergo Screening

Starting next month, Montgomery County, Pa. will implement new security measures at the courthouse in Norristown.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(A Port Indian water skiier performs some tricks on New Year's Day 2013.  File photo from CBS3)

Crazy Montco Group Again Water Skiing on New Year’s Day — But It’s For A Good Cause

A New Year’s Day tradition that dates back more than three decades in Montgomery County is designed to be a day of fun but also to raise money for a camp for deserving children.

01/01/2015

(Montgomery County, Pa. sheriff Russell Bono, flanked by assistant DA Bradford Richman, left, and DA Risa Ferman, right, talks about the DUI sweep.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Nine Nabbed in Montco For Ignoring DUI Court

“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.

12/22/2014

(Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Dozens Arrested in Latest Montco Sweep of Alleged Deadbeat Parents

Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono says they’re pleased with the way the raids have been going.

11/19/2014

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Police-Involved Shooting Follows Hit-And-Run Crash In Montco

Authorities say a tractor trailer was involved in a hit-and-run in Norristown, Montgomery County late Thursday night, just before a police-involved shooting.

10/17/2014

(Elizabeth Yerger holds a giant rabbit at the Elmwood Park Zoo.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Thirty-Pound Rabbits?! A Montco Zoo Shows Off Its ‘Gentle Giants’

If you see a picture of these hefty bunnies, you might say it’s been Photoshopped.

10/02/2014

(File photo: carcasses of dead bedbugs.  Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

County Offices in Norristown, Pa. Reopen After Bedbug Scare

Exterminators were brought in to One Montgomery Plaza, across the street from the courthouse, on Monday and Tuesday after someone spotted a bedbug on a child’s stroller brought in by a family.

09/24/2014

July 4th Fireworks at Longwood Gardens in Chester County. (Credit: CBS3)

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Throughout Suburbs

Many fireworks shows in the Pennsylvania suburbs launched on Independence Day without a hitch.

07/04/2014

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PA Trooper Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Pregnant Wife

Authorities won’t file charges against a Pennsylvania state trooper who shot and killed his pregnant wife.

06/07/2014

(Ivy Harper, of Schwenksville, Pa., described the help she received in the Montgomery County anti-homelessness program, "Your Way Home."  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Client Sings Praises of Montco’s New Anti-Homelessness Program

Ivy Harper says she and her four kids were forced into a shelter by an abusive relationship but the “Your Way Home” program helped her regain her footing.

05/29/2014

(File photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Pa. Legislator Promises Hearing on Montco ‘Boil-Water’ Situation

Pa. state representative Mike Vereb calls the hearing a fact-finding mission, not a witch hunt.

05/22/2014

(The Tuna Seazure.  Photo provided by Northeast Scuba Supply)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Scuba Diving Adventures in South Jersey

A getaway into an underwater world of pirates, shipwrecks, and naval battles is as close as Monmouth County, NJ.

05/08/2014

Norristown Council president Bill Caldwell is flanked by town and county law enforcement, public safety, and related officials during a press conference on April 30th.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Norristown Officials Say Town is Safer Than Ever, Despite Perception

Without offering much in the way of concrete evidence that their community is safer, Norristown police say they are working closely with the DA’s office, the sheriff’s department, and Septa police to create a more visible police presence on the streets.

04/30/2014

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