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Bristol Twp Deputy Police Chief Johnson Passes Away

Bristol Township Deputy Police Chief Ralph Johnson passed away Friday morning after a long bout with cancer. Johnson was promoted to Deputy Chief at an official ceremony in December and was a 37 year veteran of the force. A  local…

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County Opioid Advisory Committee Presents “Roadmap for Settlement Funds”

The Opioid Advisory Committee (OAC) has announced its 18-month “roadmap” for the allocation of funds Bucks County was awarded in a lawsuit against several opioid giants earlier this, Commissioner Chair Bob Harvie said. The county sued the three major manufacturers…

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Shapiro Names Former Bucks DA, Interim Attorney General with Plan to Nominate for Rest of Term

Moments before Josh Shapiro was sworn in as Pennsylvania's 48th Governor he officially resigned as the states top prosecutor and names former Bucks County District Attorney as interim AG, with an eye towards the former Bucks prosecutor to finish out…

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Inmate Dies at Bucks County Jail

An inmate at the Bucks County Correctional Facility died Monday and the death is under investigation. The inmate, a male in his 30s, was pronounced dead Monday by medical personnel at the jail. There were four deaths reported at the…

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Falls Man Sentenced to up to 46 Years in State Prison for Sexually Assaulting Two Girls

Convicted of repeatedly sexually assaulting two 9-year-old girls, a Falls Township man was sentenced on Tuesday, to 23 to 46 years in state prison. Craig S. Hartman, 69, was convicted by a Bucks County jury in September of one count…

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Coroner to Hold Unattended Veterans Service for Service Men From Bucks, Jan 26

Tbe Bucks County Coroner’s Office at the Unattended Veterans Service at  Washington Crossing National Cemetery later this month honoring among the service men two from the Levittown area.  Services will be held at 830 Highland Road, Newtown PA, 18940 on…

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Philly Man Sentenced for Assaulting County Ranger and Drug Offenses

A Philadelphia man screwed around and found out as they say recently, discovering not only can Bucks County Rangers arrest you, they can also have you sent to jail. David Reinhardt, told County Rangers they didn't have the authority to…

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Bucks Receives $2.5M in Grants for Newtown Rail Trail

State and federal grants totaling $2.5 million will help fund the second phase of construction of the Newtown Rail Trail as it stretches into Northampton Township. The Bucks County Commissioners approved receipt of the grants – one from the state…

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Bridge, Roadway Construction Planned Next Week on U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday that bridge and roadway construction will continue next week on U.S. 1 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 interchanges under a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section…

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Nearby: Whitehall Man Convicted for Stealing from Disabled Family Member

A Bucks County jury convicted a 46-year-old man of stealing more than $38,000 from a disabled relative and creating fake invoices to hide some of his spending. Patrick Wayne Alderton, formerly of Whitehall Township, was found guilty on Wednesday, Jan.…

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