Cosby jury back for another day; Heroin keeps police busy – Pennsylvania News

Cosby jury back for another day; Heroin keeps police busy – Pennsylvania News


Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region today.

WEATHER

Still pretty warm out there, just not as hot. Expect highs in the 80s today and maybe a shower popping up.

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Jury works through second night at Bill Cosby trial


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After 16 hours of deliberations over two days, a jury weighing the fate of actor Bill Cosby was unable to reach a verdict Tuesday at his sexual assault trial. “Simply, you are exhausted. I respect that,” Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill addressed the jury of seven men and five women shortly after 9 p.m. “You are doing an incredible job, showing fidelity to your oath.”

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12 days in June: 35 heroin victims

In the wake of the slew of opiate overdoses plaguing the township, June has been particularly beastly, with a total of 35 victims in a dozen days and counting. All of those calls – pleas for help in the war against heroin and opioid overdoses – were logged between June 1 and June 12, as township officers, first responders and even some civilians rushed to respond and administer the life-saving Narcan antidote. In all but two instances, the overdose victims were revived. Two people did succumb to the deadly drug.

Water tower’s demolition symbolizes end of Pennhurst segregation

Crews took just two days to demolish one of the last remaining symbols of an era of segregation in the region. Not racial segregation. This was segregation of those with developmental disabilities. The iconic water tower was…

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