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  1. Man Accused of Raping Boy During 'Furry Parties'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | NBC Philadelphia

    Police arrested five men in connection to the repeated sexual abuse of a young boy during "furry parties" in Bucks County. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the charges during a press conference Sunday.

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  2. Death Penalty Notice Expected at Grace Packer Murder HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Sara Packer , and Jacob Sullivan are charged in the rape, murder and dismemberment of Packer's 14-year-old adoptive daughter, Grace. Prosecutors allege Sullivan killed Packer over the summer after sexually assaulting her in the attic of a Bucks County home as the mother watched.

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  3. 13 Charged in Major Bucks County Heroin Operation: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    A major heroin bust in Bucks County led to the arrest of 13 people and the dismantling of a large drug operation responsible for several fatal overdoses, according to officials. Investigators announced charges against three brothers, Sheamus McCarthy, 28, Casey McCarthy, 22, and Thomas McCarthy, 25, as well as ten other suspects.

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  4. Social Media Posts Could Play Role in Rape-Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Old social media postings could play a role in the case against a woman accused of helping her boyfriend kill her adopted daughter in a rape and murder fantasy. Sara Packer and her boyfriend Jacob Sullivan are both in jail and awaiting a preliminary hearing in the rape and murder of Grace Packer, 14. The couple allegedly beat, raped and killed Grace in their rented home in Quakertown last year and left her in the attic for months before eventually dumping her body in a wooded area of Luzerne County, according to authorities.

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  5. Packer Off Suicide Watch, But Without Visitors: AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Sara Packer is no longer on suicide watch as she sits in Bucks County Jail awaiting a preliminary hearing in the alleged rape and murder of her adopted daughter, Grace, her court-appointed attorney said Thursday. Packer, who turned 42 on Sunday, remained in restrictive housing at the jail outside Doylestown, her attorney Keith J. Williams said.

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  6. Judge Hoped in 2010 that Grace Packer Was 'Resilient Enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    New court documents obtained by NBC10 from David Packer's sex abuse convictions in 2011 are proof that Grace Packer endured abuse from an early age. At David Packer's sentencing in 2011 for sex with a foster daughter and indecent assault of an adopted daughter, since identified as Grace Packer, a judge said the young girls "will struggle with this for quite a while."

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  7. Big Rig Spills Roofing Materials, Closes NE ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | NBC Philadelphia

    Drivers should try to avoid the Northeast Extension or the Pennsylvania Turnpike Wednesday morning due to an overturned tractor-trailer. The flatbed big rig flipped in the southbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near milepost 35, after the Quakertown Interchange , around 7:50 a.m. The wreck left roofing materials all over the roadway and caused a massive backup as drivers were told to get off at the Quakertown Interchange and take Route 663 to Route 309 south.

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  8. Alabama Pet Turns Up in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | NBC Philadelphia

    It was late August when a small black and white terrier was found along the side of the road and brought into the Bucks County SPCA in Quakertown as a stray. Turns out, this 4-year-old pup named Fancy had quite a story to tell, if only she could talk.

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  9. Hurricane's Blog: The case study for StormRanger10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | NBC Philadelphia

    The dots are small, but basically our area is "covered" by radars in Ft. Dix, New Jersey; Dover, Delaware; and State College, Pennsylvania.

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