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There had been multiple complaints about an aggressive panhandler outside the Please Touch Museum.
Police say that a passenger stabbed the driver Tuesday morning and drove off in the taxi.
Montgomery, Chester, Berks and Bucks counties have agreed to set up a regional plan to accept 911 texts.
Four people, including one from Montco and two from Philadelphia, allegedly stole $162,600 from 11 elderly victims throughout the country.
Lower Merion is interested in pursuing mutual-aid agreements with other nearby municipalities.
The home invader was a convicted felon, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said.
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to prison for stealing $2.4 million worth of Comcast service.
The device turned out to be a prop from a play.
An 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy was apparently dead in his home for days before authorities were contacted.
Jason Brown, 19, was sentenced to 11.5 to 23 months in jail.
The 28-year-old man's name has not yet been released.
Dr. Lee Silverman had a concealed-carry permit for the weapon he used to shoot a hospital gunman, authorities said.
In addition to prison time, the man must pay restitution and court fees.
Jessica Streeper waived her arraignment on Tuesday.
Pennsylvania State Police on Friday, June 27, found a body wrapped in a tarp in Gibson Township, Susquehanna County. It was identified as a Plymouth Township man.
The DA's Office said that though Joseph Miller's actions were negligent, they were unintentional and accidental.
A man walking alone at night said he was approached by two men.
Jessica Streeper, 33, of Doylestown is an eighth-grade math teacher at Eisenhower Middle School.
The seven-year State Police veteran is doing administrative work while authorities investigate the shooting death of his pregnant wife.