Regional Roundup: Do You Feel Safe After Theater Shooting?
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Theater Shooting: Do You Feel Safe?: Shortly after midnight, an armed subject opened fire inside a movie theater filled with people watching "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo. Read more local news on Newtown Patch.
State Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint: Between July 20-22, the Pennsylvania State Police Trevose station will conduct a sobriety checkpoint. Troopers will stop vehicles to look for signs of DUI. Read more local news on Bensalem Patch.
Local Cops Crack Down on Aggressive Drivers [Video]: The current “wave of enforcement” in the PennDOT-funded Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement Project (PAADEEP) runs through Aug. 16. The project focuses on aggressive and distracted drivers, with a secondary focus on running red lights. Read more local news on Lower Moreland Patch.
Five Things To Know About Ramadan: About 23 percent of the world’s population is Muslim, yet few outside the religion understand its holidays. Here’s a primer on Ramadan, a month-long celebration that begins today. Read more local news on Levittown Patch.
Famous Footwear to Donate Socks for Soldiers: At June's Northampton Township Board of Supervisors meeting, resident Lori Loughlin explained that area Famous Footwears are teaming up with ShoeBox Recycling in order to raise money to purchase socks that will then be donated to soldiers. Read more local news on Norhtampton and Warminster Patch.
Southampton Baseball U16 Team Takes Wood Bat Title: The Southampton Baseball (Upper Southampton) 16 and under team won the Montco 15 & 16 wood bat championship. The team defeated Chestnut Hill 7-4 on Tuesday evening for the title. Read more local news on Upper Southampton Patch.
Weekend Weather: Cooler Temps, Chance of Showers: The super hot temperatures we had this week will be long gone by the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, daytime highs will be in the upper 70s and low 80s, while overnight lows will dip into the low 60s to low 70s. Read more local news on Lower Southampton Patch.
Miniature Marines Answer Duty's Call: The Horsham-based United Young Marines teaches kids the importance of leadership, teamwork and community service. Read more local news at Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
NTPD Reminds Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving:The Northampton Township Police Department is asking motorists not to drive impaired by enforcing the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" program, according to the police chief. Read more local news on Northampton Patch.