Exterminator Charged for Murder; Jesus and the Car Thief and More
Here are the most popular local stories from Patch during the week.
Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which can happen but shouldn't (sign up for our free newsletters), here's a look at the top headlines around our area this week:
Bensalem Police Make 17 Arrests in Warrant Sweep
In the second phase of a warrant sweep, Bensalem Township Police Department made 17 arrests
Police: Man Tries to Steal Cart Full of Red Bull
Police say a man tried to make off with a cart full of an energy drink from the Doylestown Acme.
Council Rock South Graduate Headed to NFL Draft
Justin Pugh, Syracuse football offensive tackle, will enter the NFL Draft in April.
POLL: Military Lifts Women in Combat Ban
Do you agree with the Department of Defense's decision to allow women to fight on the front lines?
Popular Snowman Cookie Has Warminster Roots
A melted snowman cookie is all over Pinterest, but did you know he got his start right here in Warminster.
Police Draw Rifles, Descend Upon Quiet Street for Call
Area cops with AR-15 rifles poured into Ivyland Tuesday afternoon for reports of an armed subject. The incident turned out to be a strange misunderstanding.
Jesus Bumper Sticker Does Not Dissuade Car Thief
Information regarding incidents and arrests as reported by the Upper Southampton Police Department.
ATM Skimmers Found in Bensalem and Lower Southampton
Authorities believe the ATM skimming devices were identified and removed quickly.
Police: Exterminator Murders Young Doctor During Argument
Police release more details about the murder of Philadelphia doctor Melissa Ketunuti, who was allegedly killed by a Levittown exterminator, Jason Smith.
Water Main Work Creates Traffic Woes on County Line
Traffic restrictions at County Line and York roads has caused a build up of traffic congestion at the busy intersection. The section is expected to be complete by next week.
Hatboro Home Site of New NBC TV Episode
A Newington Drive home in Hatboro served as the setting for the filming of an episode of "Do No Harm," a new TV show premiering on NBC Jan. 31.