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December 14, 2017

All fireworks now legal in PA

By Alex Lloyd Gross Effective immediately, all consumer grade fireworks are legal to be purchased and used in Pennsylvania.  Just in time for New Years Eve 2017. This was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf. It also ends the decade old insanity of not allowing Pennsylvania residents to purchase fireworks inside stores that are

Crime

Vodka truck turns over on expressway

By Alex Lloyd Gross A tractor trailer, hauling cases of Titos Vodka turned over on the Woodhaven Road ramp to southbound Interstate 95 today, December 7, 2017 . The truck driver was able to get out without help but fire crews were called because of initial reports were that he was trapped.  There were broken

Crime

City to pay two photographers $250,000 in civil rights case

By Alex Lloyd Gross When Charles Ramsey was Philadelphia Police Commissioner, he instituted a policy that officers were not to bother, obstruct, obfuscate , harass or stop photography of police officers.  In addition to that, the action of photographing police scenes  was protected by the United States Constitution.  With all of that in place, two

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Crime

Three teenagers charged in murder of Northeast man

By Alex Lloyd Gross Three teenage males  screwed up the rest of their lives, police said, when they beat and killed  Kevin Cullen, 57  from the 2600 block of Southampton Road. The three are alleged to have beat him on the 4200 block of Loring Street and stole his belongings.  The man was left on

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News

Phila lawmaker wants to outlaw bulletproof glass in stores

By Alex Lloyd Gross Democratic Councilwoman Cindy Bass, represents the 8th Council District in Philadelphia. Bass,  reports to work everyday in a heavily secured building and gets armed police with walk=through metal detectors manning each entry to the floor when bills are debated . She has introduced that bill called the “Stop and Go” bill.

Crime

Two shot to death on Interstate 95

      By  Alex Lloyd Gross                                                                UPDATED 11/262017 6:30 AM Two people, a male and female were shot to death on the entry to Interstate 95 from the Park and Ride, in Bensalem  Bucks County.  This is being called a murder suicide . The incident is being investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police.  Authorities

Higher Ed

Judge vs Lincoln football rivalry 2017

By Alex Lloyd Gross Good sportsmanship is taught at all levels of education. That may be a  good idea to follow, but when two teams get on the field, both want to win. That was never more evident than at Lincoln High School today, November 23, 2017 for the annual Thanksgiving rivalry between the Lincoln

Music

Remembering David Cassidy’s last area appearance

By Alex Lloyd Gross David Cassidy, one of the biggest teen heartthrobs of the 1970,s died today, November 21,2017. He was 67 years young. On August 9, 2009, the township of Bensalem hired him to play a show at the outdoor amphitheater . It was to be a huge deal. While the Partridge Family had

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