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  1. Driver dies after flying debris goes through windshield17 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 |

    Pennsylvania State Police say a 57-year-old driver on a highway near Philadelphia was killed by a piece of debris that a truck hit and sent airborne into the other vehicle's windshield. Police say the truck driving in the opposite lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike hit a piece of debris Friday morning.


  2. Pa. approves Amazon's Woot! plant near NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 |

    Amazon Woot clothing manufacturing center, 2455 Boulevard of the Generals, West Norriton Township near Norristown, Pa. Amazon plans to set up dozens of Kornit printing machines to make and ship clothing to customers at this site, as the online shopping, shipping and Web services giant has expanded from retailing to branding and now producing the items it sells.


  3. Businesses bullish for KoP rail as neighbors push for route changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 |

    A route shifted 30 yards or so may soothe opposition to plans for a light-rail line to King of Prussia. At the first of three public comment sessions scheduled this week, people who have opposed the plan said running the light rail north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike might address many of their concerns .


  4. SEPTA hearings to begin on King of Prussia rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 |

    The first two of three hearings on extending SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line to King of Prussia and Upper Merion Township is scheduled for Monday. The hearings, preceded by an open house, will be held in the Jefferson Ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel, 301 W. DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia.


  5. Bring Pa. into 21st century and make it easier to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 |

    A Philadelphia lawyer turned political commentator, Michael Smerconish is a nationally syndicated radio host, best-selling author and weekly contributing columnist to The Philadelphia Inquirer's Sunday Currents section. The Michael Smerconish Program is heard exclusively on SiriusXM - POTUS Channel 124 from 9a12p ET - reairing again 6-9p ET.


  6. Conor Patrick Devlin, 25, accomplished law student with a passion for Chinese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 |

    Conor Patrick Devlin, 25, of Bryn Mawr, an accomplished law student with a passion for Chinese language and culture, died Friday, Oct. 27, of unknown causes at his apartment in Rosemont. Mr. Devlin was found unresponsive by a family member.


  7. Victims of opioid overdoses stack up at coroners, costing taxpayers dearlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 |

    Alexander Balacki, First Deputy at the Coroner's office, stands at the "grossing station" in an autopsy suite at the Montgomery County Coroner's office, in Norristown, PA, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Six corpses - some shrouded in white, others enveloped in orange body bags - were stacked two to a gurney inside a freezer.


  8. Group forms to back rail to King of Prussia as vital city-suburban linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 |

    A new group of business, civic and academic leaders backing SEPTA's proposed Norristown High Speed Line extension to King of Prussia is portraying the project as a crucial link between the region's largest suburban employment center and Philadelphia's urban core. The King of Prussia Rail Coalition was formed to promote the extension after the release late last week of a draft report on the project's impacts, an important early phase of development.


  9. Amazon boxes ride a conveyor belt at the UPS Worldport hub in Louisville, Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 |

    It started with that shopping website. Grew by shipping other companies' stuff cheap, from all those upstate warehouses .


  10. A new Amazon plant stalled in the Philly suburbs42 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 |

    The Ricoh copier facility in West Norriton. Amazon's subsidiary Woot! wants to open an on-demand t-shirt printing facility at the location but has experienced a delay in a Pennsylvania state air pollution review.


  11. Hundreds in Norristown pray for victims of Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 |

    Amayrani Higueldo saw a photo on Snapchat of the devastation that resulted when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon and quickly checked the news. The 19-year-old Norristown resident said she didn't know where in Mexico the quake had struck, and needed to find out.


  12. How to help? Across the Philly region communities come together for Mexico's quake victims7:07 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 |

    Eva Hernandez, who grew up in Mexico City, talks about helping the earthquake victims. She is pictured in her shop Chocolate Arts & Crafts in Philadelphia, PA on September 20, 2017.


  13. Teenager arrested in July shooting death in Norristown20 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 |

    A nearly two-month-long manhunt came to end when police arrested the man they say shot and killed 16-year-old Jordan Scott as he walked on a Norristown street. U.S. marshals found 18-year-old Isaiah "Zay" Freeman at a residence on North Third Street in Philadelphia on Wednesday.


  14. Trains crashed at 69th Street despite safety protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 |

    An automated safety system would have been active in the rail terminal where one Norristown High Speed Line train struck another last week, but its effectiveness may have been limited by the conditions at the end of a line, SEPTA officials said Tuesday. For the first time since the crash, SEPTA managers detailed the Automatic Train Control system that works to maintain safe conditions on the 13.4-mile route.


  15. 42 hurt in SEPTA train crash at 69th Street Terminal in Upper DarbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 |

    SEPTA officials look over the damaged train cars, Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017, at 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby Pa. According to SEPTA officials a train from the Norristown High Speed Line arriving at the transportation center shortly after midnight struck an unoccupied train car that was sitting at the station platform, injuring 42 people.


  16. Second Cosby lawyer quits as November retrial loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 |

    Bill Cosby's lawyer Angela Agrusa, talks to the press outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown on Dec. 14, 2016 . A second member of Bill Cosby's defense team bailed on his sexual assault case Tuesday, prompting the 80-year-old entertainer to ask a Montgomery County judge for more time to find new attorneys.


  17. Kane attorney: More to come on the porn emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 |

    Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane walks into courtroom B at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown for a preliminary hearing on perjury, false swearing and obstruction of justice charges. Montgomery County Magisterial District Judge Cathleen Kelly Rebar ordered Kane to be held for trial on charges of perjury, criminal conspiracy and obstruction of justice, fallout from a bizarre scandal that has threatened to topple the attorney general's career.


  18. One dead in Norristown crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 |

    One person was killed Thursday morning in Norristown when a car fleeing from police crashed into the personal vehicle of a Montgomery County sheriff's deputy who had been driving to work, authorities said. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m., when a white Hyundai sedan ran a red light at Hamilton and Main Streets and struck the deputy's vehicle.


  19. Cosby defense lawyer asks to quit as retrial loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 |

    Laura McCrystal covers everything about taxes, government revenue, and how such policies impact people in Philadelphia and beyond. She previously covered news in Montgomery County, including Bill Cosby's trial.


  20. Cosby's trial cost Montgomery County more than $219KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 |

    Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial cost Montgomery County at least $219,000, according to a partial accounting released Thursday that could offer a preview of the financial burden taxpayers will be asked to shoulder again when the 80-year-old entertainer returns to Norristown this fall for his retrial. County officials said they had not yet calculated how the expenses associated with the case - which ended in a mistrial last month and is set for a second trial starting Nov. 6 - will impact the annual budget.


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