Police Arrest Second Person of Interest in Bucks County Murders

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A law enforcement official escorts Cosmo DiNardo to a vehicle Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Hours after 20-year-old Bucks County resident Cosmo DiNardo confessed to killing four men reported missing last week, police arrested a second person of interest Thursday night in Northeast Philly.

Sean Kratz, 20, was taken into custody on the 800 block of Magee Avenue, a source told Philly.com. The news organization reports that Kratz was out on bail for burglary, criminal trespassing, theft and other charges stemming from two pending burglary cases in Philadelphia courts. In March, he posted 10 percent of $10,000 bail. Read more »

“All Hands on Deck” in Search for Four Men Missing in Bucks County

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From left to right: Dean Finocchiaro, Tom Meo, Jimi Tar Patrick and Mark Sturgis | Courtesy of the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office

State and local police are searching for four men missing in Bucks County.

The men are 22-year-old Mark Sturgis of Pennsburg; 21-year-old Tom Meo of Plumstead; 18-year-old Dean Finocchiaro of Middletown; and 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick of Newtown Township.  Read more »

Report of Escaped Prisoner Prompts Lockdowns at 7 Bucks Co. Schools

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Image via Doylestown Police

UPDATE: Doylestown Police have taken Daniel Selby Jr. into custody.

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.

A possible sighting of the escaped prisoner who prompted an intense police search in Bucks County on Sunday has led seven schools to enter lockdown mode.

Doylestown Township Police are investigating a tip that the inmate, 25-year-old Daniel Selby Jr., was spotted on the 2500 block of County Line Road heading toward the Bradford Dam Reservoir in Warrington Township.  Read more »

Bucks County Black Bear Captured

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Photo via Twitter

The Bucks County black bear that got away after officials tranquilized it this past weekend has finally been captured.

The young male bear, which was first spotted last week, fell asleep in a tree after getting tranquilized Sunday night. Yesterday, he took a dip in a creek and romped around a Feasterville swim club before climbing very, very high in another tree, where he spent the majority of the afternoon.  Read more »

Escaped Inmate Prompts Central Bucks Schools to Close

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UPDATE: Police have called off the search after receiving information that the inmate, Daniel Selby, has allegedly fled the area.

This is a developing story.

The Central Bucks School District is closed today as police continue their search for an escaped prisoner.

Doylestown police said the inmate, 25-year-old Daniel Selby, escaped around 10:30 p.m last night while being transported from a Montgomery County facility to the Bucks County Correctional Facility.

Selby, who police said has no history of violence, is described as a 6-foot tall man with brown hair and a scruffy beard. Police say he was last seen at a 7-Eleven in Edison Village, wearing an orange shirt, a transport belt and handcuffs that he hid using a white blanket.  Read more »

Most Philly Wedding of All Time? Bucks County Couple Hitched by Eagle Brandon Graham

Photo by Moments in Milestones.

What are some ways that diehard Philly sports fan couples incorporate their love for our teams into their wedding day? Usually it’s a small nod to the effect of naming tables after favorite players, a funny wedding cake topper or having the DJ play “1 2 3 4 5 Sixers.”

But that wasn’t enough for one lucky Bucks County couple, who won WIP’s Dream Sports Wedding contest and had Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham officiate their nuptials on Thursday at Celebrations Wedding Venue in Bensalem. Read more »

Bear Spotted in Bucks County Backyard

Photo courtesy of Anne Marie Sweeney

Remember the Radnor black bear that caused multiple school cancellations and inspired a parody Twitter account last year? The same bear that was captured using donuts, maple syrup and honey?

It looks like he might have a friend in Bucks County!

The Doylestown Borough’s Twitter page posted a photo of a small bear spotted this morning in a neighborhood called Old Orchard, near Route 202 and East Swamp Road. Officials are warning residents to use caution and keep pets inside.

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