Jell-O Shot Brawl, New Requirements for Limerick Reactor Top Local News

A scholarship fund for a slain Spring-Ford student and an embezzlement allegation against a county bookkeeper round out this week's top stories in Montgomery County.

Royersford Woman Assaults Mom Over Jell-O Shots: Police

Gwen House, 33, allegedly struck her mother after the woman questioned her daughter's excessive drinking. 

Limerick Nuclear Plant Ordered to Upgrade Ventilation System

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission referenced a 2011 Japanese nuclear power-plant accident as reason for the upgrade.

Scholarship Fund Created for Slain Spring-Ford HS Senior

Julianne Siller, 17, was fatally stabbed May 25 in Skippack, allegedly by her 16-year-old boyfriend. 

Barbara Melnyk allegedly used funds for personal items, including her daughter's college textbooks and a dorm-room refrigerator.

Former Montco DA Bruce Castor Joins Bryn Mawr Law Firm 

The Montgomery County commissioner is leaving Blue Bell Firm Elliott Greenleaf for Rogers & Associates.

Six fire companies and a Montgomery County HAZMAT unit were on scene on Route 309 between Richardson Road and North Broad Street in Montgomery Township for an ammonia spill from a leaky drum on a tractor trailer.

Partial Collapse Forces Evacuation of Norristown Row Home

After the structure was evaluated by a municipal engineer, the decision was made to tear down the facade of the home. 

Is West Nile Virus Coming to Montgomery County?

Patch offers mosquito prevention tips, and a map showing the number of West Nile cases last summer.


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