This Pennsylvania City Ranks Among Worst in U.S. for Bed Bugs
One thing we'd rather not encounter when traveling? Bed bugs. Actually, "rather not" is putting it a bit tamely. For most of us, the thought of seeing or getting bitten by a disgusting bed bug is enough to make us want to peel our skin off. Bad news for Philadelphia.
Gunshots fired at car on 476, with child in vehicle, in apparent road rage incident: officials
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A terrifying turn of events on 476 in Delaware County Friday afternoon as a shooting on the highway led to two vehicles crashing, one with a child inside, and a driver injured. The scenario played out Friday, around 12:30 in the afternoon, officials said, on the...
Shooting on I-476 leads to two-vehicle crash involving father and 8-year-old son
Police say the driver of a blue Honda Civic fired multiple shots into another vehicle with a 41-year-old father and his 8-year-old son inside.
PSP: Large seizure of heroin lands two in jail
SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Two people are facing charges after a traffic stop turns up thousands of bags of heroin on the PA Turnpike in Somerset County. Khaiir McKinnon, 28, of Norristown, and Aisha Marshall-Johnson, 25, of Philadelphia were arrested Thursday on felony drug charges after police found 8,300 bags of heroin in their […]
6 teens allegedly connected to 'Kia Boys' arrested after police chase in Radnor, Pa.
Dashcam video shows police pull up onto the scene and circle a lot. Officers then witnessed a silver Hyundai take off, which led police on a chase.
Man and woman shot dead in 'execution-style' killing in Philadelphia park
The man and woman, whose names and ages have not been revealed, were found dead in East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia snow forecast: Possible snow for next weekend in time for clock change
PHILADELPHIA - It may be the start of "meteorological" spring, but don't think we're done with snow just yet. The future radars we use to forecast in the FOX 29 Weather Authority Weather Center have been eyeing up some snow for next weekend. Next weekend also happens to be the...
Father and Son from Chalfont Accused of Distributing Cocaine and Methamphetamine
A Chalfont father is free on $200,000 unsecured bail after being arrested and charged with allegedly running a father-son cocaine and methamphetamine distribution operation. Mark Francis Serafin, 53, of Patriot Drive, is charged with two felony counts each of criminal use of a communication facility, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and criminal conspiracy, according to Warrington Township Police Department.
Philadelphia Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 1427 Incidents and 100 Crime Stories
Philadelphia Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 1427 Incidents and 100 Crime Stories. During the last week, Philadelphia reported a total of 1427 crime cases, a concerning number for the place. The most prevalent crime was theft, accounting for 633 cases, followed by assault with 328 incidents, and vandalism with 143 cases. Other crimes were also reported, including 126 unspecified cases, 71 arrests, 56 burglaries, 46 robberies, 19 shootings, and 5 cases of arson. The data reveals a serious issue with theft and assault in the place, making up almost 67% of the total crimes. The relatively high number of vandalism cases also indicates a trend that needs to be addressed. The lower but still significant numbers of burglary, robbery, and shooting incidents further underscore the pressing need for improved security measures in Philadelphia. The situation is alarming and calls for immediate attention and action from the local authorities.
Vigil held for beloved barber killed in hit-and-run, while search for driver continues
CEDARBROOK - A vigil to remember the man and father of three killed in a hit-and-run, while the search continues for the driver of the car, seen in surveillance images, who police say hit the victim and took off. Meanwhile, a Cedarbrook community is in mourning and pleading for that...
Philadelphia, PA, police need help finding 10 missing children
Within the past month, nearly a dozen children went missing in the City of Philadelphia. It's a heartbreaking reality that repeats itself every month in one of America's most dangerous cities. Even worse, several of these children are as young as 12 years old. How to Help Police. If you...
Racist message found written in bathroom of Philadelphia Catholic girls school
A message found on the bathroom wall of Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls was serious enough to get not only the Archbishop of Philadelphia involved, but also the Philadelphia Police Department.
'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials
Ridley Township will host a TV crew this weekend, according to the Board of Commissioners. "Task," a followup to the 2021 HBO miniseries "Mare of Easttown," will film scenes at Our Lady of Peace School, 208 Milmont Ave., officials said at the Board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28.&nbs…
Montgomery County judge declares mistrial in case of two 23-year-olds charged with murder along Schuylkill River Trail
A Montgomery County jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision on homicide charges in the trial of two 23-year-olds accused of shooting and killing a 25-year-old man. The judge declared a mistrial.
This Philadelphia, PA Italian Restaurant Has Been Named Amongst The Best in America
In my opinion, there’s nothing better than going out for a nice Italian meal. Italian food is just one of those types of cuisine where everything just makes you feel so comfortable and there’s nothing better!. Tasting Table has been named the 20 best Italian restaurants in the...
Captured pig is putting the ham in Cheltenham
Officers say they believe this is the same pig that had been wandering around Cheltenham Village last weekend.
3 endangered Chacoan peccaries born at Elmwood Park Zoo
Norristown's Elmwood Park Zoo welcomed 3 Chacoan peccary babies this week. The Chacoan peccary is a highly endangered species that was once thought to be extinct. "We and other AZA-accredited facilites have increased their numbers through the AZA's Species Survival Program," the zoo shared. Staff at the zoo said the...
Suspect who fled police outside Philadelphia hospital gets arrested more than 200 miles away
The U.S. Marshals announced Alleem Bordan was taken back into custody more than 200 miles away from where he fled from police outside Temple University Episcopal Hospital in Kensington.
Final Report Outlines Plan to Address Homelessness in Norristown: What Local Residents Need to Know
The Montgomery County Homelessness Task Force in Norristown, Pennsylvania, has published its final report. The report presents a strategic plan to tackle homelessness and housing accessibility issues. The task force, comprising community leaders, experts, and advocates, was formed to study the causes of homelessness, identify service gaps, and suggest practical solutions.
Central Pa. man reported missing, may be at special risk of harm
State police are looking for a missing 55-year-old York County man who they say may be at special risk of harm or injury. Winston Pinnock was last seen near the 7600 block of Seneca Ridge Drive, Springfield Township, on Tuesday around 9 a.m., according to a police report. Police said Pinnock drives a white Chevrolet work van.