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Cops: “Suspicious” Death Investigation Ongoing, Son is Charged in Separate Incident

Bristol Borough Police are investigating the "suspicious" death of a 58 year-old local man that took place Thursday afternoon and county detectives charged his son in a separate incident early Friday morning. Investigators were still on the scene well into…

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Nearby: Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Six Armed Robberies

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Phillip Cottman, 40, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 28 years (336 months) and one day in prison by United States District Judge Berle M. Schiller for a spate of armed robberies committed…

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Two Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Trafficking Cocaine from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh

Two men – one from New Jersey and the other from Florida - have been sentenced in federal court on their convictions for violating federal drug laws related to their trafficking of kilograms of cocaine from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, United…

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State Police Warn 77 Bars & Restaurants about COVID-19 Infractions, None in Bucks Co.

State Police issued a report last week identifying 77 businesses warned for violating health and safety restrictions intended to help mitigate the spread of the new coronavirus cases in the commonwealth.  During a week long - July 6 to July…

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Nearby: Philadelphia man admits to heroin and fentanyl distribution in West Virginia

A Philadelphia man was sentenced to up to 20 years in federal prison for distributing the deadly drugs fentanyl and heroin in West Virginia the U.S Department of Justice announced last week.    Richard Gaines, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has admitted…

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Feds: Be Aware of Fake COVID-19 Antibody Test Schemes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning the public about potential fraud schemes related to antibody tests for COVID-19. Scammers are marketing fraudulent and/or unapproved COVID-19 antibody tests, potentially providing false results. In addition, fraudsters are seeking to obtain individuals’…

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Three -Vehicle Accident Shuts Down PA Turnpike in Bristol, 2 taken to Hospital

A three-vehicle accident sent two people to the hospital and shut down the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Bristol Exchange completely for about two hours Tuesday afternoon.  Witnesses on the scene said the accident started when a dump truck came around…

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