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May 26, 2018

Public Safety

Pedestrian hit by car in Bensalem

By Alex Lloyd Gross UPDATED MAY 25 2018 A pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in an accident today in Bensalem.  The crash happened at the intersection of Hulmeville and Mechanicsville Roads about 2:15 PM May 24, 2018. The circumstances surrounding the crash are still being investigated but officials said that it

Krasner’s office issues ruling on police involved shooting

By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner issued his first ruling on a  police involved shooting, since he became District Attorney in January  of 2018.  In the case involving Officer Shannon  Coolbaugh for an incident  that happened  May 4 , 2016.  On that date,  the officer went to a report of a suspicious

Township Manager wants to eliminate rescue squad coverage

By Alex Lloyd Gross Bristol Township residents are expected to flood the township building on Thursday, May 17 when a proposed ordinance is read that will eliminate a very busy squad from providing coverage to Bristol Township.  This has been initiated by William McCauley, the Township Manager.  He wants to replace the coverage with an

Gymnasium to be built to honor injured Philly cop

By Alex Lloyd Gross If you ever drove past Conwell Avenue  and Roosevelt Blvd. you saw a sign advertising the future home of the John Marynowitz Gymnasium  which will be built soon. The sign had been there for years. The future is now.  Yesterday, May 3, 2018, police brass joined rank and file officers as

Middletown cops looking for witnesses to Langhorne crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross On Friday afternoon, April  27, 2018 Middletown Police were dispatched to a serious crash at an unusual location.  Two vehicles collided head on directly under a one lane bridge on Wood Lane. The was right next to Woodbourne Road.  Four people were hurt,  and the injuries range from serious to moderate,

Bensalem cops investigate Richlieu Road crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Police in Bensalem have closed Richlieu Road from Rockview to Galloway Road while they piece together an accident that could claim the life of a motorist.  details are few and far between, but a pickup truck that was traveling towards Galloway Road, clipped a guide rail and then veered head on

Did Meek Mill get special favors to get out of jail?

By Alex Lloyd Gross Meek Mill, The rapper who has been in and out of jail or on some sort of supervised release for most of his adult life was sprung from jail yesterday, April 25, 2018  by the state Supreme Court.  He was on supervised release for a fire arms violation and drug dealing

Traffic tie ups in Penndel as van hits pole

By Alex Lloyd Gross One man is seriously injured after the van he was driving slammed into a utility pole on the 400 block of E. Lincoln Highway in Penndel. The pole snapped, causing wires to dangle from them, precariously just a few feet over the heads of rescue workers who worked feverishly to free

Fatal motorcycle accident in Feasterville

By Alex Lloyd Gross Police in Lower Southampton were called to a fatal  accident involving a motorcycle April  19 2018 on the 500 block of Bustleton Pike.  According to Police Chief John Krimmel, the crash involved two vehicles, a delivery van and a motorcycle. Identities of both men were not available. Preliminary investigation has the

Marine escorted from Dover AFB to Bucks County

  The body of US Marine Captain Samuel A. Schultz is escorted through Bensalem on Friday afternoon. He was killed when a training mission on a helicopter went bad, and the copter crashed in California.  He was escorted with the help of various police departments from Dover Delaware to Trevose , Pa. The funeral will

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