Regional Roundup: Neighborhood Defaced by Homophobic Slurs

Today's top stories from across the region.


Neighborhood Defaced by Homophobic Slurs: Lower Moreland Police reported that graffiti was sprayed on numerous properties along Levy Lane in Albidale 2.Find out more about this incident on Lower Moreland Patch.

Man Arraigned for 2006 Bristol Township Killing: Ckaron Handy, 24, of Philadelphia, the alleged triggerman behind the 2006 Bristol Township murder of Kevin Batista was arraigned in Bristol Township on Thursday. Watch video of him being lead out of court on Levittown Patch.

School Board Updates Policy Regarding Guns at Meetings: After discussing the lack of language restricting anyone from bringing a gun to the Chancellor Center, where board meetings are held, the Council Rock School Board voted to update local board procedures regarding meetings. Read about the discussion on Northampton Patch.

Nearly $10K in Jewelry Stolen From Brownsville Antiques: According to the police report, the one suspect distracted the employee while the other suspect repositioned the surveillance cameras so that he was out of the camera's view. Visit Lower Southampton Patch for a description of the suspects.

: The blackened skeleton of the home serves as a dismal reminder of the large blaze that consumed it after it was struck by lightening in July. Find out why there's nothing Toll Brothers can do about it on Newtown Patch.

Fire Company Surprises Contest Winner: Members of the Southampton Fire Company made a special call Thursday evening, to surprise the winners of the department's annual fire prevention poster contest. See pictures of the surprise on Upper Southampton Patch.

More Residents Use Technology When Sandy Hit: More residents in Bucks and Montgomery turn to their smartphones in emergencies, like Hurricane Sandy. Visit Warminster Patch for more information.

Police Nab Suspected Car Thief after Traffic Stop: Whitemarsh Police arrested a Philadelphia man Sunday, after an investigation led them to believe he stole a black Audi A8 from a car dealership in Willow Grove. Read about the incident on Upper Moreland Patch.

Developing in Horsham Could Cost More: It will cost developers more money to build in Horsham under a proposed ordinance that would nearly triple the traffic impact fees paid for new construction. Find out why on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.

Route 202 Parkway Set to Open Dec. 3: The $200 million Parkway will have a 40mph limit and feature 12-foot-wide shared-use bike and pedestrian pathways. Doylestown Patch has all the details about the new parkway.


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