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Norristown Pa.

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Former Head of Veterans’ Group in Norristown Sentenced For Embezzlement

Robert Fisher, himself a Vietman vet, pleaded guilty earlier this year to pilfering the money while serving as commander of the Disabled American Veterans chapter between 2008 and 2011.

08/13/2013

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1 Hospitalized After Shooting In Montgomery County

Police in Norristown say an unidentified man was shot multiple times around midnight in the 200 block of East Oak Street.

07/28/2013

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Montgomery County Officials Create Guide To Assist Schools, Parents With Cyber-Bullying

Montgomery County officials announced the creation of a guide that offers advice and suggestions on how parents and schools can handle cyber-bullying situations.

07/10/2013

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

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Montco Drop-off Box Ensures Respectful Disposal For Old American Flags

When it’s time to retire your flag, officials say, bring it to the courthouse and deposit the flag in the box.

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

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Local Casino Operator to Fund Norristown’s July 4th Fireworks Display

This is good news for some local business owners who were planning to hit the streets this weekend to try to raise enough money for the fireworks.

06/06/2013

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Norristown Children’s Activity Group Says Thousands of Dollars Missing

Amy Grebe, executive director of the ACPPA Community Art Center, believes their Paypal account was hacked earlier this month and nearly $3,000 was diverted.

05/28/2013

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Pa. Lawmakers Urge Norristown To Overturn Its Rule Limiting 911 Calls By Renters

The ordinance calls for financial penalties for a landlord who has a tenant who calls police at least three times during a four-month period.

04/30/2013

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Twin Boys Injured In Norristown Fire After They’re Left Home Alone

The blaze broke out around 12:45 p.m. Sunday along the 100 block of East Marshall Street in Norristown. Firefighters arrived on scene at short time later and found two toddlers inside a first floor bedroom in the rear of the apartment. They say the children were home alone.

04/21/2013

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Chesco DA Will Pursue Death Penalty in Murder-Arson of Norristown Teen

Police say Shakeem Carter stabbed Kevin Allen more than twenty times before dousing the body in vegetable oil and setting it on fire.

04/11/2013

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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

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Police Searching For Missing Man Suffering From Alzheimer’s

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

03/08/2013

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Elmwood Park Zoo’s Popular Jaguar Dies at Age 19

Officials of the zoo say Anasazi died following a sudden decline in health while battling cancer and kidney failure.

03/05/2013

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6 Sickened By Fumes In Norristown Home

Authorities say six people were sickened by suspected carbon monoxide fumes early Monday morning in Norristown, Montgomery County.

03/04/2013

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