BucksInq Archive: July, 2012

Perkasie police chief starting probe of fatal shooting

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The Perkasie Borough police chief is starting his investigation of the fatal shooting of a handcuffed, mentally ill Quakertown man by one of... Read more

Heckler to discuss fatal police shooting

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District Attorney David Heckler has scheduled a 3 p.m. press conference to discuss the investigation into a Perkasie police officer’s... Read more
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Free tours offered at Pearl S. Buck's farm

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Pearl S. Buck International, the non-profit organization inspired by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winner, is offering free tours of the author’s... Read more
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Bucks DA: Fatal police shooting was justified

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The fatal shooting of a handcuffed, mentally ill Quakertown man by a Perkasie Borough police officer last month was justified, Bucks County... Read more

DEP lifts ban on L. Bucks building permits

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A month-old ban on sewer hookups and building permits in most of Lower Bucks County has been lifted temporarily, the state Department of Environmental... Read more

Court voids key parts of Pa. gas drilling law

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Major provisions of Pennsylvania’s controversial law governing oil and natural-gas drilling were ruled unconstitutional Thursday, returning... Read more
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Rappin' for the new Voter ID law?

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The Bucks County Commissioners received 37 recommendations Wednesday to educate the public about the state’s controversial Voter ID law... Read more
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Lacrosse tourney means big bucks for Bucks

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If Bucks County seems more crowded than usual this weekend, it’s because the 5th annual Patriot Games youth lacrosse tournament is in... Read more