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East Brunswick man among 14 corrections officers indicted in Edna Mahan ‘extraction’ incidents

TRENTON – A state grand jury has voted to indict 14 corrections officers, including an East Brunswick man, for allegedly removing inmates from cells “forcibly,” beating some, which left two of the victims severely injured at the Hunterdon County-based Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, according to the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General.

Lehigh Valley weather: Rainy weekend expected as Hurricane Ian’s remnants pass by

The remnants of Hurricane Ian will bring a rainy weekend to the Lehigh Valley and a drenching to areas farther south. Ian, which already caused destruction in Florida, has reformed as a hurricane in the Atlantic as it bears down on the South Carolina coast. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that the storm will continue northward through the Carolinas, weakening to a tropical storm. It will then weaken to a tropical depression by Saturday afternoon as it approaches Virginia.

2 men wanted for brutally beating, robbing beloved Bucks County comic store owner

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (CBS) -- Police in Bucks County are looking for two men who bound, beat and robbed a beloved 61-year-old comic store owner. The brutal incident was captured on a surveillance camera."We sell comics, action figures, music even you name it, we have it," Comic Collection founder Dave Schwartz said.Comic Collection has been a haven for hobbyists for nearly 40 years. Schwartz is known to his customers as the sovereign of eclectic treasures from eras past and present so much so they call him "The Comic Deity."Two Sundays ago. the 61-year-old was alone doing inventory in his Feasterville shop...

The day they blew up Spinnerstown's wonder

Milford Township in the far northwestern corner of Upper Bucks County is loaded with interesting sights and history. I’ve written about the township many times. My first visit was to the home of a local hobbyist and Revolutionary War actor. He taught me how to fire a flint-lock musket and throw a tomahawk in a field in Spinnerstown. The settlement is one of six hamlets that make up the 28-square-mile township. The others are Milford Square, Gerysville, Finland, Trumbauersville and Steinsburg.

See Which Five Bucks County High Schools Ranked Among the Top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2023

Five Bucks County public high schools are among the top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2022, according to a new ranking recently released by Niche. To determine the ranking for its 2023 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania list, Niche performed an analysis of key statistics from data provided by the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews written by students and parents. The metrics used include SAT and ACT scores, college readiness, graduation scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.

"Gender identification procedure" puts CB West HS students' safety at risk, teachers say

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) -- Teachers say confusion over a new "gender identification procedure" at Central Bucks West High School puts students' safety at risk and creates an environment of fear. CBS Philadelphia spoke with two teachers about what's at stake."Everything that we've ever been taught as teachers is that it's the kids first," Central Bucks West teacher Rebecca Cartee-Haring said.Cartee-Haring has been teaching at CB West High School for the past 16 years. She says she is one of many teachers concerned about a new "gender identification procedure" announced verbally back on Sept. 8 banning educators from calling...