Regional Roundup: Kidnapping Hoax Mom Faces Second Sentencing
A federal judge ruled that Bonnie Sweeten stole more than $1 million from business associates and family members before reporting a fake carjacking and fleeing to Disney World with her daughter.
Check out today's highlight's for stories throughout our region:
SOPA Protest Blacks Out Major Web sites: In dissent to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a bill with versions in the House and Senate designed to stop web-based copyright infringement, many popular websites are going black today.
Kidnapping Hoax Mom Faces Second Sentencing: A federal judge ruled that Bonnie Sweeten stole more than $1 million from business associates and family members before reporting a fake carjacking and fleeing to Disney World with her daughter.
Centennial Looking at Tax Raise, Teacher Cuts to Close Budget Gap: Facing a $3 million gap in the 2012-2013 budget, Centennial officials have placed higher tax rates and staff reductions on the table to balance the ledger.
School Board To Consider Preliminary Budget Thursday: Council Rock School Board will start its budget process Thursday as it considers a proposed preliminary budget for 2012-2013.
Police Chief: "We're Being Targeted": Recent burglaries around Doylestown have township police Chief Stephen White worried enough that he took the opportunity at Tuesday night's township supervisors' meeting to remind people to call the police at the first sign of trouble.
Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Agenda: The Lower Moreland Board of Commissioners will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building.
MSNBC: Former Hatboro Cop Used Authority to Obtain Drugs: A former Hatboro police detective who is being investigated by the Attorney General's office obtained drugs for his own use, according to an article on MSNBC.
Firefighter’s Family Needs Help: The Bensalem Department of Public Safety has put out a request for help for one of its own. Danny Bevans has been a firefighter with the Eddington Fire Company for 16 years, proudly serving his Bensalem community, according to a news release.
Council Rock North Beats Neshaminy: CR North boys basketball beat Neshaminy Tuesday night 66-41.