Norristown Pa.

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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

(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

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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

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

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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

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