'Most Wanted' Capture, 'Gingerbread Man's' Facebook Check-In Top Eastern PA News
Deadly industrial accident and man accused of robbing nine banks also made headlines.
Check out some of Patch's biggest stories from the past week in eastern Pennsylvania:
A 21-year-old Hatfield, Montgomery County, man taunted police on the Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch Facebook page while a warrant was out for his arrest, authorities say.
Francisco Miranda—one of Pennsylvania's most wanted—has been arrested, accused of a fatal stabbing that happened in 1994 in Bethlehem, Northampton County.
A 50-year-old New Jersey man was killed in an industrial accident in Falls Township, Bucks County, on Monday.
Police say the man is responsible for nine bank robberies in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties the past three weeks.
A Lehigh County woman died from complications caused by a gunshot wound during a robbery in Harrisburg 30 years ago and her death has been ruled a homicide.
A Lehigh County man who was studying to become a nurse died of complications from flu and pneumonia at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in what state officials call one of the deadliest flu seasons ever.
The 42-year-old man was charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness and disorderly conduct after the Feb. 11 incident at a Chester County store.
A 20-year-old resident of Norristown, Montgomery County, was arrested for a Feb. 12 murder.
An autopsy on the Upper Moreland, Montgomery County, victim found multiple broken ribs, skull fractures and injuries to her nose consistent with pinching the nasal airway.
An Arizona man pleaded guilty to orchestrating the delivery of 270 pounds of marijuana in a Montgomery County parking lot.
A man returning from Afghanistan and his friend suffered serious burns at a homecoming party in Montgomery County.
About 400 residents of Roxborough in northwest Philadelphia have registered their opposition to construction of the fast-food spot there.