Norristown Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Campus chatter: 'Do you have the plague?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Philly.com

    She took a Spanish test in the morning, and had no complaints about having to bundle up and trudge off to the athletic center for a hoagie. Her roommate had starting vomiting overnight - the first sign of what everyone was calling the Ursinus plague.

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  2. Ursinus College entranceway off of Main Street in Collegeville.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Philly.com

    The day after scores of students became sick with a stomach illness, Ursinus College closed its dining services and its 1,650 students lined up in the athletic center for grab-and-go meals from Wawa. "I think everyone's nervous about getting sick," said freshman San Hayslett, as she waited in line for a hoagie for lunch.

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  3. Funeral set for boy who died trying to save fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Philly.com

    A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday for the 12-year-old Norristown boy who died last week when he ran back into his burning house to try to save his father. The service for Sanford Harling III, nicknamed "Man Man," will be held at Christian Network Outreach United Church of Christ, at 1001 Swede Street in Norristown.

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  4. One group says 'No!' to King of Prussia rail proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Philly.com

    Next month the region will see the five proposals for the King of Prussia rail spur wheedled down to one. SEPTA is presenting at a series of public meetings the recommended locally preferred alternative for the five-mile extension to the Norristown High Speed Line.

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  5. Keep killer in prison, family pleadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Philly.com

    Family members of murder victim Ellen Gregory Robb, backed by Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, said Monday they would vigorously oppose parole for her husband, who is serving a 10-year prison term for her killing. "Ellen is serving a lifetime sentence in her grave, and this man must fill his entire sentence," Gary Gregory, Ellen Gregory Robb's brother, said at a news conference Monday, attended by family members and public officials in Norristown.

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  6. Mourning continues for 'Man Man,' a young hero killed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Philly.com

    As candles, sympathy cards and stuffed animals stacked up on the charred Norristown porch Sunday, tears flowed and stories were told about the 12-year-old boy who died Friday trying to rescue his bedridden father from a raging fire that gutted the family's home. In addition to being moved by the death of Sanford "Man Man" Harling III, some folks said they stopped to pay their respects because the Harlings' home on Markley Street was the "Christmas house" in the neighborhood - all decked out with lights, the side yard festooned with an inflatable Santa, Frosty the Snowman, and reindeer.

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  7. Boy runs into burning building for dad, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Philly.com

    Terrance Phillips was in the third-floor bedroom of his Norristown home Friday morning when he smelled smoke, then opened the door and knew there was trouble. The 23-year-old climbed out the window to the roof, where he grabbed a thick tree branch and jumped down onto a second roof before leaping to the ground.

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  8. Newspapers' parent company invokes Shield Law in leak probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Philly.com

    Philadelphia Media Network is fighting prosecutors' efforts to obtain documents that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is accused of illegally leaking to the Daily News in a bid to embarrass a political rival. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said he was seeking the documents given to reporter Chris Brennan, then with the Daily News, because he would like to conduct fingerprint and DNA testing on them.

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  9. Boy, 12, killed in Norristown fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Philly.com

    The blaze broke out just before 9 a.m. Friday in a three-story brick duplex on the 1000 block of Markley Street, authorities said. Norristown Fire Chief Tom O'Donnell told reporters that five people were initially trapped in the house, and one died.

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  10. Will 'America's Dad' be convicted? UnlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Philly.com

    BILL COSBY'S LUCK ran out on a dark and rainy Wednesday in a Norristown courthouse. He lost the legal battle, but I suspect, unhappily, that he will win the war.

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  11. Who's on trial here - Cosby or his accuser?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Philly.com

    BILL COSBY'S tattered reputation might be front and center now, but so is that of his alleged local victim, Andrea Constand. My mind couldn't help but go there Tuesday evening as I read about the latest installment in the Cosby comedown earlier in the day in the courthouse in Norristown.

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  12. SEPTA train hits car in ConshohockenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Philly.com

    A SEPTA train has hit a disabled taxi on the tracks in Conshohocken, but there are no reports of serious injuries.

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  13. Castor: Cosby was 'not getting prosecuted - ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Philly.com

    The former Montgomery County District Attorney told a judge Tuesday that he chose not to prosecute Bill Cosby a decade ago because he had questions about the credibility of the woman who leveled the accusations, particularly after learning that she had contacted a civil lawyer before calling police. Bruce L. Castor said that was just one factor about the timing of Andrea Constand's 2005 complaint - a year after she said Cosby had drugged and assaulted her at his Cheltenham mansion - that might not pass muster with a jury.

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  14. NBC10 Weather: Here comes the rain againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Philly.com

    Hope you've been enjoying our recent warm up. There's almost no snow left on the ground in Philadelphia, and even the Lehigh Valley, which saw more than 30 inches of snow, is down to half a foot of snow.

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  15. Odds are against dismissal of Cosby's sex assault case: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    Bill Cosby's lawyers may face difficulty in convincing a Pennsylvania judge this week to throw out sexual assault charges in light of what the disgraced comedian's defense team characterizes as a decade-old non-prosecution deal, legal experts said. Cosby is due back in court in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, after the 78-year-old entertainer was charged last month with sex assault in 2004.

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  16. Castor could be key witness at Cosby hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Philly.com

    But Castor has also said his declaration that he would not charge Cosby in 2005 - when he had the chance as Montgomery County district attorney - might prevent prosecutors from now pursuing their sexual-assault case against the comedian. How Castor reconciles these positions is likely to play a central role Tuesday at the first pivotal court hearing since Cosby's arrest last month.

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  17. Gigantic SEPTA snow-thrower cleared rail linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Philly.com

    SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel, who announced Monday that 75 percent of the blizzard-battered public-transit system was running again, said he was teased by a reporter earlier this winter after buying gigantic snow-fighting machines. The 28-year SEPTA veteran, who has battled the four biggest snowstorms in Philadelphia history, oversaw the purchase of a rail-riding, snow-throwing monster truck with a rotating arm that looks like something out of Mad Max: Fury Road .

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  18. Snow-filled streets still stymie efforts to get buses rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Philly.com

    "These operate in neighborhood areas, and to be able to bring a 40-foot bus down a street requires the street to be relatively cleared," said Manuel Smith, spokesman for the transportation authority. SEPTA is coordinating with the city, and it made progress Monday.

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  19. SEPTA: Running again, but delays likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Philly.com

    SEPTA Regional Rail trains are operating again, but trains are not running at regular speeds and might be short cars. "Delays can be expected all day," SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel said at a media briefing this morning.

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  20. Bruce Arians is easy to cheer forRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Philly.com

    It was always easy to root for Bruce Arians. He was the kind of guy you could sit down with over a cold beverage or two and feel real comfortable.

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