Pottstown clergy rally for peace
Another local community rallied Thursday night against violence. At least a dozen pastors came out to lead a group calling for unity in Pottstown, Montgomery County. The group said it's concerned with the level of violence that the community saw this year. A 47-year-old woman was shot and killed in Pottstown earlier this month, and others have been injured in separate shooting incidents as well ...
Driver killed when car hits water treatment building
A driver was killed early Thursday when a car hit a building in Montgomery County. The single-vehicle crash happened around 1:40 a.m. on Industrial Highway, near Moser Road, in Pottstown, police said. The car was traveling east on Industrial Highway and missed a curve in the road, police said. The vehicle left the road and hit a building on the property of the Pottstown Waste Water Treatment ...
Hit and run destroys garage in Pottstown
Pottstown Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that destroyed a garage. It happened around 8 p.m. Sunday on Lesher Alley, near the intersection of Washington Street. Police say they're looking for the person, or people, who were in the car because they fled after the crash. The garage was destroyed in the accident.
Police investigate death of woman inside Pottstown home
Police are investigating the death of a woman in Montgomery County as a possible homicide. The woman's body was found Monday morning inside a home in the 500 block of King Street in Pottstown, said police, who have not released any additional information. Montgomery County detectives and Pottstown police secured the scene and executed a search warrant Monday evening. "We were woken up to cops ...
Police: Neighbor confesses to torching cop's house
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) ? Authorities say a southeastern Pennsylvania woman has confessed to setting fire to a police detective's home. Donna Krupp is the detective's neighbor.
Police: Car involved in deadly crash was stolen
The woman who died when a car slammed into a building in Pottstown on Thanksgiving morning was in a stolen vehicle, police said. Police in Limerick Township said Joni Lafean-Nelson was driving a car that was stolen outside a bar in Limerick moments before the crash. The car smashed into a water treatment building on Industrial Highway.
Fire that destroyed detective's house ruled arson
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police say a fire that ripped through a detective's house in eastern Pennsylvania was intentionally set. WFMZ-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1yU9td5 ) investigators ruled the fire a case of arson Friday. State police have taken a woman into custody, but have not released her name.
Fire displaces family in Pottstown
A house fire has displaced a family of two in Montgomery County. It broke out just after midnight Wednesday at 235 Henry Street in Pottstown. Police say the home was damaged on the side and in the back. The family and their four dogs all got out safely. The fire is under investigation.
Highway worker struck, killed outside Philadelphia
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) ? Police say a construction supervisor died after he was hit by an SUV while setting up cones for a highway lane closure outside Philadelphia.
2 people wounded, 3rd robbed in related acts of violence in Pottstown, police say
Police are investigating the shooting of a man in Montgomery County. Several witnesses reported hearing shots fired around 7 p.m. Sunday in the area of Rowan Alley and Franklin Street in Pottstown. Officers arrived on the scene to find the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds to his abdomen and leg, police said. The man, in his 30s or 40s, was rushed to nearby Pottstown Memorial Medical ...