Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which can happen but shouldn't (sign up for our free newsletters), here's a look at the top headlines around our area this week:
Police: 44-Year-old Caught Stealing at Macy’s
Bensalem Police report three retail thefts on Dec. 27.
Police Investigating Fraud Attempt at PNC Bank
Doylestown police say a man tried to withdraw $6,200 from a flagged account.
Demolition of Abandoned Homes Begins
A string of abandoned and boarded-up houses at Durham and Eagle roads is being demolished in the coming weeks to make way for an assisted living complex.
Township's 'Buckle Up' Campaign a Success
Northampton Township Police Department dedicated 23 patrol hours to the Anti-Aggressive Driving/Buckle Up Campaign.
Hatboro TD Bank Robbed
The FBI confirmed the Hatboro branch of TD Bank had been robbed on Friday.
New PA Laws Taking Effect in 2013
Laws impact fines for underage drinking, reporting child abuse, animal euthanasia, simplifying voting rules for servicemen and women, and more.
Bomb Threat Made at Truman High School
Letters were sent home to parents Wednesday that a bomb threat had been made against Harry S. Truman High School.
High School Student Killed by Train
A 16-year-old Langhorne resident's death on the train track in Middletown was ruled accidental, officials said Wednesday.
Top Reads for 2012
Kick off the New Year with a great book from the Horsham Township Library, or Union Library of Hatboro.
Serious Injury Reported in Nasty Route 413 Crash
A minivan and a tractor-trailer were involved in a crash that tied up traffic on I-95 and Veterans Highway (Route 413) in Bristol Township Friday afternoon.
Stamp Prices Will Increase in 2013
The U.S. Postal Service is raising the cost of stamps for first class letters by one cent.
Warrington Pipe Bomb Maker Gets Prison Time
John Grzyminski pled guilty last September to charges relating to the construction of pipe bombs in his Warrington home.