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("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.


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.


(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.


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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.


(Credit: Brad Segall)

Work Begins On Lafayette Street Extension Into Norristown

Montgomery County officials have broken ground on a long-awaited road construction project designed to improve access to the Norristown area.


(Montgomery County commissioner Leslie Richards, obscured, and borough councilwoman Linda Christian plant a tree in Norristown.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Norristown Planting 2,000 New Trees With Help of Pa. Horticultural Society

The Borough of Norristown will be turning greener, thanks to 2,000 new trees that are being planted this season throughout the Montgomery County community.


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Montco Man Convicted of Stealing Catalytic Converters From Parked Cars

Judge Garrett Page found Lewis Granger of Bridgeport, Pa. guilty of eight counts of theft by unlawful taking.


(Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Man Who Took Part in ‘Occupy Philly’ Sets Sight on Schwartz’s Congressional Seat

Nathan Kleinman, 29, is believed to be the first member of the “Occupy” movement to announce his intention to run for US Congress.


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Montco Man Charged With Molesting Girl While Advertising Online As Babysitter

When police confiscated Gary Romano’s computer last year and charged him with trading sexually explicit images with other users, they found a picture of him touching a child and determined that he had been advertising online as a babysitter.


(Credit: Brad Segall)

Dozens Charged As Alleged Montco Drug Ring Is Taken Down

Police seized nearly $170,000 in cash, plus cocaine, 92 pounds of pot, guns, bank records, and drug paraphernalia.


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Montco Man Hopes For Lower Bail In Triple-Murder-For-Hire Case

Defense attorney Francis Recchuiti argued that his client, Paul Vangore, is not a flight risk or a threat to the community, his wife, or the alleged victims in the case.


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2 Arrested In Cheltenham Christmas Day Murder

Prosecutors say the US Marshals and Philadelphia Police homicide were able to track down Rayshon Carwheel, 24, and arrest him for the murder of Robens Borno.



Woman Pleads Guilty To Drug-Smuggling Aboard Small Plane In Montgomery County, Pa.

Tamara Vincent quietly pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to deliver and one count of conspiracy after she and her pilot-boyfriend flew a small plane in to Wings Field in Montgomery County as part of a drug-smuggling operation.


(Asia Santana is taken into custody following her sentencing in Montgomery County Court.  Credit:  Brad Segall)

Norristown Transgendered Woman Sentenced For Murder Of Boyfriend

Shaking and sobbing uncontrollably, 41-year-old Asia Santana recounted for the court how she loved 29-year-old Eric Nevith but their five-year relationship was punctuated with arguments because he gave her HIV.


(Colleen McIntyre, an assistant district attorney in Montgomery County, hawks newspapers during "Old Newsboys' Day."   Credit:  Brad Segall)

Volunteers Raise $$$ In Montco During ‘Old Newsboys Day’

College students joined business and elected leaders and other volunteers to hawk the “Happiness Edition” of the newspaper in front of the courthouse in Norristown.