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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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Fire, EMS Crisis Grant Application Process Opens

First responder squads impacted financially by the Coronavirus pandemic can now apply for Crisis Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program (FCEMSGP) officials said Monday.  The purpose of the grant is to provide much needed financial assistance to first…

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Nearby: Philly Woman Steals Car after Shopping at Supermarket, Police Say

Police in Lower Southampton say a 56-year old Philadelphia woman finished her grocery shopping, jumped into a victim's vehicle and sped away back in April. Police say Kimberly Ann Means is the woman who abandoned a shopping cart near the…

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Law Enforcement Reminds Bucks Residents about Fireworks Law, Restrictions

Local law enforcement agencies are preparing for the deluge of Independence Day complaints and concerns by informing the pubic about recent changes to fireworks use laws in the Commonwealth.  Fireworks related complaints begin to spike this time of year, annually…

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Bucks County Man Charged with Sexual Assault, Investigators Fear there are More Victims

For the third time in a weeks time a Bucks County man is being charged for sexual assault authorities say. Abdul Samad Washington, 33, Holland  was arrested Thursday and is accused of exposing himself and trying to have sex with…

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Bucks Lawmaker Introduces Measure Seeking Stiffer Penalties For “Porch Pirate” Crimes

A local state Representative wants to put an end to local news headlines detailing what has come to be known as porch piracy; theft of packages and or mail from the homes of Pennsylvania residents with tougher penalties Rep. Wendi…

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