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UPDATE: Three Confirmed Cases of Whooping Cough at Souderton High School

Health officials have declared an “outbreak” status at the school, meaning any student with a cough should stay home until they’ve been seen by a doctor.

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(Montgomery County, Pa. sheriff Russell Bono, flanked by assistant DA Bradford Richman, left, and DA Risa Ferman, right, talks about the DUI sweep.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Nine Nabbed in Montco For Ignoring DUI Court

“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.


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Montco Man Sidesteps Personal Adversity To Continue Mission of Feeding Homeless

Every Thursday, Cranford Coulter spends the day in his kitchen preparing gallons of homemade soup. Every Thursday night, he feeds hundreds of homeless people in Philadelphia. He almost lost his own home.


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Authorities Take Down Operation Distributing Synthetic Drugs Throughout Tri-State Area

Fifteen people are under arrest in Montgomery County for running a synthetic drug and drug paraphernalia network throughout the Philadelphia area.


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Lawyer Wants Confessions of Skyler Kauffman Murder Suspect Tossed

Defense attorney Craig Penglase believes his client, James Troutman, may have been under duress when he told police last May that he strangled nine-year-old Skyler Kauffman in the basement of their apartment complex in Souderton.


(James Troutman is charged with the rape and murder of a nine-year-old Souderton, Pa. girl.)

Suspect In Rape-Murder Of Montgomery County Girl Will Face Death Penalty At Trial

Prosecutors say defendant James Troutman will face the death penalty for the rape and murder of nine-year-old Skyler Kauffman.


James Troutman arrested in connection to the murder on 9-year-old Souderton girl.

Court Date Postponed For Souderton Man Accused Of Rape And Murder

James Troutman, accused of raping and murdering 9-year-old Skyler Kauffman, had a preliminary hearing scheduled for Thursday May 19th. It has been postponed indefinitely.


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Souderton Mayor Says Police Acted Correctly In Previous Skyler Incident

Mayor John Reynolds says he’s heard from a number of people in the community over the last several days — many of them concerned, some of them afraid, and lots expressing support for the quick action by the police department to arrest alleged killer James Troutman.


(Montgomery County, Pa. commissioner Joseph Hoeffel.  File photo)

Montco Commissioner Hoeffel Wants Police Documents In Skyler Case Released

Commissioner Joe Hoeffel is calling for public disclosure of the initial police report from last month’s encounter between accused child killer James Troutman and his nine-year-old alleged victim, Skyler Kauffman.


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Pa. State Police Say Near-Midnight ‘Amber Alert’ Was Right Thing in Skyler Kauffman Case

An “Amber Alert” for nine-year-old Skyler Kauffman was put out about 3½ hours she was reported missing.


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Montco DA Defends Actions of Souderton Cops Before Skyler’s Murder

While family and friends wonder whether the suspect in Monday night’s murder of nine-year-old Skyler Kauffman should have been behind bars for an earlier incident that occurred with the girl, police are defending their actions.


James Troutman arrested in connection to the murder on 9-year-old Souderton girl.

Suspect Charged In Murder Of 9-Year-Old Souderton Girl

Police in Souderton, Pa. were questioning a suspect in the murder of a nine-year-old girl whose body was found wrapped in a cloth, in a dumpster, after her parents reported her missing.