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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Delco Unveils New 'SWAT ONE' Crimefighting Vehicle

Delco Unveils New 'SWAT ONE' Crimefighting Vehicle

“We now have the ability to protect our police officers as they approach homes, businesses and schools while taking direct fire,” District Attorney Jack Whelan said.
Police to Increase Patrols on I-95 This Weekend

Police to Increase Patrols on I-95 This Weekend

Officers will target aggressive driving, distracted driving, speeding and seat belt use, as well as motorcycle, pedestrian and commercial vehicle safety.
Owners of Popular Shore Spot Plead Not Guilty to Tax Evasion

Owners of Popular Shore Spot Plead Not Guilty to Tax Evasion

The owners of Manco & Manco appeared in federal court Monday afternoon.
Smoke Smell Wafting Across Region is from N.J. Forest Fire

Smoke Smell Wafting Across Region is from N.J. Forest Fire

A 1,500-acre fire has been burning since Sunday morning.
Teen Drivers Will Compete to See Who's Safest

Teen Drivers Will Compete to See Who's Safest

Thirty teens from 10 high schools in the five-county region will be competing for $2,000 in scholarship prize money.
Owners of Popular Shore Spot Charged with Tax Evasion

Owners of Popular Shore Spot Charged with Tax Evasion

Charles Bangle, 54, and his wife, Mary, 53, were charged Thursday morning with multiple counts of tax evasion and other charges.
Police: Razors Taped to Delco Playground Equipment

Police: Razors Taped to Delco Playground Equipment

No injuries have been reported. The razors were found Tuesday.
Deadly Drug on Streets, Delco DA Warns

Deadly Drug on Streets, Delco DA Warns

Many may believe they are buying heroin, but in fact are getting something much more powerful, the District Attorney's Office warned.
Tainted Heroin Blamed for Rise in Overdose Deaths in Pa.

Tainted Heroin Blamed for Rise in Overdose Deaths in Pa.

At least 22 people have died in the past two weeks.
'Suspicious' Powder Delivered to MetLife-Area Hotels Likely Cornstarch

'Suspicious' Powder Delivered to MetLife-Area Hotels Likely Cornstarch

New Jersey State Police issued a warning Friday afternoon that they are investigating 'several' locations that received suspicious letters and substances.
Pennsauken Man in Bizarre Naked Crash, Philly Police Say

Pennsauken Man in Bizarre Naked Crash, Philly Police Say

Vincent Wade wrecked his car at a Crown Fried Chicken in the city.
Grand Jury to Probe 1983 Death of Wrestler Jimmy Snuka's Girlfriend

Grand Jury to Probe 1983 Death of Wrestler Jimmy Snuka's Girlfriend

A Lehigh County, PA, grand jury will investigate the 1983 death of Nancy L. Argentino in Whitehall, PA.
Pa. Ranks Fourth in Black Homicide Victims

Pa. Ranks Fourth in Black Homicide Victims

A new study from the Violence Policy Center found that blacks are killed at disproportionately high rates in Pennsylvania.
OMG PD: Man Uses Feces to Apologize

OMG PD: Man Uses Feces to Apologize

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.
Pa. Woman Gives Birth on a Sled

Pa. Woman Gives Birth on a Sled

A Roxborough woman gives birth to her baby girl on her front lawn, on a sled early Tuesday morning.
OMG PD: Alleged 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' Arrested

OMG PD: Alleged 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' Arrested

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.
Multiple Thefts From Unlocked Vehicles Reported

Multiple Thefts From Unlocked Vehicles Reported

Cash, credit cards and food have been taken from unlocked vehicles, police said.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Reports: Charges Coming Soon Against Tollefson

Reports: Charges Coming Soon Against Tollefson

Sports broadcaster Don Tollefson is accused of not producing ticket packages after accepting donations at a Warminster 5K fundraiser.
72-Year-Old Woman on Tire-Slashing Spree

72-Year-Old Woman on Tire-Slashing Spree

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.