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October 23, 2018

Public Safety

Pep rally held in advance of Hero Thrill Show

By Alex Lloyd Gross Busy Market Street was closed to traffic for an entire block today, September 12 2018 as police and fire officials displayed motorcycles and fire apparatus.  They were there to drum up interest in the Hero Thrill Show. These people raise funds to pay for the college education for police and firefighters

Man killed in Roosevelt Blvd. wreck

By Alex Lloyd Gross Police said that speed was most likely the factor behind a one car crash on the 8700 block of Roosevelt Boulevard yesterday,  September 11, 2018.  According to police, Edwin Rodriguez of the 2800 block of Home Ave. was southbound  inner drive when he tried to use a crossover to go to

Motorcyclist killed in Philly accident

By Alex Lloyd Gross A motorcyclist was killed today, September 5 2018 when a vehicle turned in front of him as he was traveling straight on Comly Road.   The other driver was making a left onto Dutton Rd, when the two vehicle collided.  The driver of the car was not injured and did not seek

Fire rips through Tacony junkyard

By Alex Lloyd Gross A stubborn fire at a junkyard on the6200 block of Unruh Street slowed traffic and damaged a pile of junk vehicles.  Travelers in New Jersey could look across the Delaware River and see a huge plume of smoke billowing in the air. In the Tacony section,  curious people stopped and drove

Black Lives Matter leads vigil for male shot by cops

By Alex Lloyd Gross Asa Khalif a leader in the Black Lives matter chapter of Philadelphia was front and center  with his bull horn leading chants for Jeffrey Dennis a male who was shot by police earlier this week, That shooting on the 7100 block of Hegerman Street is being investigated. Dennis died after trying

Bensalem cops looking for battery thief

By Alex Lloyd Gross Bensalem Police are trying to determine the identity of this male. He was caught on security camera multiple times, taking large,commercial batteries out of trucks.  Anyone that has had to replace a battery in their vehicle knows the cost for a decent battery can be as much as two hundred dollars

Toddler mauled and killed by dogs in Kensington

By Alex Lloyd Gross A 2 year old toddler was mauled by two Pitbulls inside a residence on the 3000 block of Agate Street  August 1 2018.  The attack happened around 5:00 PM. Police did not say whether the toddler lived in the home or was a guest of the homeowners when the attack happened. 

Power out in Bensalem area after traffic crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross A family from Bensalem sustained injuries  after a mini van they were in veered off of Bensalem Boulevard and struck a pole near Yates drive.  The pole was cracked in two and will have to be replaced.  It was partially leaning on the minivan that struck it. The crash happened just

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