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Norristown Pa.

(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

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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

("The Cat Crew" sets traps for a wild cat catch-spay-release program in Norristown, Pa.    Credit: Dan Wing)

In Norristown, Pa., An Ongoing Effort To Control Town’s Wild Cat Population

The self-designated “Cat Crew” usually sets their traps twice each week, bringing in about ten strays each time.

03/21/2014

(A tree brought down by the February 5, 2014 ice storm lands on a car in Ardmore, Pa.   Photo by KYW's Pat Loeb)

Montco Gearing Up For Next Major Snow Event

With at least six inches of snow forecast for a large part of the county and winds that could bring down power lines and trees, county commissioner Josh Shapiro is urging residents to sign up for “Ready Notify Pa.,” to get emergency alerts.

02/11/2014

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Protest Says Undocumented Immigrants in Norristown Unfairly Targeted

About two dozen people demonstrated across the street from the Philadelphia office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) for the release of four men facing deportation by the US government.

02/11/2014

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2 Injured, 19 Displaced In Multi-Home Fire In Norristown

The two-alarm fire broke out at a rowhome in Norristown, Montgomery County Saturday afternoon and spread to as many as seven other homes.

01/04/2014

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Montco Attorney For Accused Dealers Caught in Phila. Rx Drug Sting

Gregory Noonan is accused of selling nearly 400 oxycodone pills to an undercover cop at $15 each.

12/20/2013

(Former Montgomery County commissioner Jim Matthews, in file photo.)

Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Gets His Record Cleared

Matthews, a former Montgomery County commissioner, spent a year on probation after agreeing to enter a probationary program for first-time offenders without admitting any guilt.

10/25/2013

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Norristown ‘911 Landlord’ Law Will Face Federal Court Challenge

Under the measure, a landlord whose tenant calls police three times in four months is issued a fine.

09/19/2013

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Norristown Advertises For More Volunteer Firefighters

A billboard campaign designed to increase the number of volunteer firefighters in that Montgomery County community appears to be working, but officials say there is still a long way to go.

09/11/2013

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