Norristown Pa.

(Shakeem Carter, following his arrest in February. Credit: CBS3)

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

(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

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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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Code Blue Declared For Montgomery County

Montgomery County has issued a Cold Blue Cold Weather Emergency from Saturday to Tuesday.

02/16/2013

(Markley Street in Norristown.  Penndot photo)

Motorists Warned of Coming 3½-Year Detours on Rt. 202 South in Norristown

Phase one of the nearly $21-million project calls for crews to completely rebuild Markley Street, also known as Route 202 South.

01/23/2013

(Hatfield police chief Mark Toomey, at lectern, says he applauds the decision of the Montgomery County commissioners to upgrade the county's radio systems.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Officials Announce Plan To Upgrade County’s Emergency Radios

County officials say this upgrade will greatly improve safety to the residents but the cost won’t break the bank.

12/20/2012

(Montco sheriff Eileen Whalon Behr, left, and DA Risa Ferman hawk promotional newspapers to raise money for Variety, benefitting the disabled.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Officials, County Workers Hawk Papers for ‘Variety’ Charity

“Would you like to support disabled children? Oh, thank you so much — thank you,” said sheriff Eileen Behr, who, along with Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman, was hawking the promotional newspapers.

09/28/2012

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Mom In Custody After Abandoned Baby Found In Norristown

Williams was picked up late Tuesday night in Southwest Philadelphia.

08/15/2012

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Norristown Man Arrested For Setting Up Love Triangle Murder

Montgomery County authorities have arrested a 31-year-old Norristown man who they say ordered a hit on another man because they were involved with the same woman.

08/03/2012

("Bella," a blue-nose pit bull,  continues to recover after being scalded over 30 percent of her body.   Photo provided by Montco DA's office)

Montco Couple Charged With Scalding, Then Neglecting, Their Pit Bull Puppy

Authorities say Charles Charen and Erica Cannella brought four-month-old “Bella” to the SPCA a week after she suffered her injuries.

07/27/2012

Long Prison Term For Norristown Burglar Under Pa. ‘Three Strikes’ Rule

A Montgomery County judge today sentenced Frank Roselli to 25 to 50 years in state prison following his third conviction of a home burglary that included violence.

07/10/2012

(The Rittenhouse Club condominium, in Norristown.  File photo)

Judge Rules Builder Of Condemned Norristown Condos Was Not Reckless

Judge William Carpenter ruled that prosecutors did not meet their burden of proof in the case against Bruce Fazio, accused of lining his own pockets by intentionally cut corners on the construction project.

06/25/2012

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Former Norristown Police Detective Arrested For Drug Dealing

Prosecutors say Jack Pennington used his former position of authority and a Norristown police badge to protect himself while he was dealing drugs on the streets.

06/21/2012

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