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NORRISTOWN — A Souderton woman admitted she delivered a fatal mixture of fentanyl and heroin - bags stamped with “Danger” and a skull and bones insignia - to a Lansdale man who she claimed was a friend and who suffered a fatal overdose.

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UPPER MERION — And the winners are… On Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, the Upper Merion Township Public Library in King of Prussia, PA held a special Awards Ceremony in Freedom Hall at the Township Building. At this special event, the library honored all of the young authors who entered their 45th annual Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest. The contest was open to all students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Book submissions were received from many different public and private schools in the area. Winners were chosen by a diverse and experienced panel of literary judges from the community. All winning books are bound, cataloged and included in the permanent Children’s Collection at the Upper Merion Township Library.

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Students and staff at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS), Colonial Middle School (CMS) and Conshohocken Elementary School (CE) participated in unity walks and assemblies on February 24. The events were held in recognition of Black History Month and in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s message of unity across all differences and walks of life. The initiative was led by the Black Cultural Awareness (BCA) clubs at PWHS and CMS.

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NORRISTOWN — Posing as a young female named “Sarah” in online dating apps, a West Pottsgrove man sent dozens of males, some seeking sexual encounters, to the Upper Merion residence of an unsuspecting couple he never met and who feared for their safety and saw their lives disrupted, according to authorities.

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NORRISTOWN — An Ambler woman choked back tears as she admitted to fatally stabbing and beating her grandmother with a baseball bat, a “horrific” crime that occurred while she was suffering from a severe mental illness.

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NORRISTOWN — A Whitpain Township man joined his girlfriend in admitting the couple conspired with a North Wales man to operate a gun trafficking network that prosecutors alleged profited by arming criminals.

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NORRISTOWN — The next stop is prison for a Philadelphia man found possessing a backpack containing 800 packets of heroin as well as a cache of prescription medications as he traveled through Pennsburg and East Greenville.

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Big changes to the way Pennsylvania has conducted elections and counted ballots for many decades are underway in county election offices throughout the commonwealth.

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NORRISTOWN — A Limerick woman acquitted of charges in 2013 that she was driving under the influence of prescription drugs when she struck and injured a man mowing his lawn faces new charges of DUI and illegally possessing drugs in the township.

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NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man awaiting trial for his alleged role in the 2018 overdose death of an Upper Merion man faces new charges he ran from the scene of a two-vehicle crash in the borough that killed a Hatfield motorcyclist.

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NORRISTOWN — Choking back tears, a Lansdale woman testified she believed she was going to die as her onetime paramour, a former Upper Gwynedd Township police officer, strangled her, impairing her ability to breath, during a violent domestic assault.

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NORRISTOWN — A West Norriton man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park has lost his bid to reduce the bail that is keeping him in jail while he awaits trial.

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LIMERICK — A former Limerick Township Police Department corporal is contesting his termination after he was fired in the wake of his arrest and trial in Ocean City, Md., last year.

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NORRISTOWN — Sheriff Sean Kilkenny and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office sworn officers and office staff recently accepted formal recognition of re-accreditation from the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association at the county courthouse.

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NORRISTOWN — A Bucks County man was sent to prison after he admitted he was driving under the influence of drugs at the time he caused a two-vehicle crash in Hatfield Township that seriously injured occupants of the second vehicle.