Delaware County

John Ballas
Delaware County
July 12, 2019 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Any hopes of bail for the man who shot and killed a neighbor in Delaware County on Memorial Day Weekend, were dashed Friday, when a judge decided that man should stand trial on first-degree murder. The lawyer for John Ballas argued first-degree murder charges against...
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The scene of a manhole emergency.
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Justin Udo
July 11, 2019 - 1:54 pm
ALDAN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two workers are dead after being found unresponsive in a Delaware County manhole. The men, who were in their early 20s, were conducting a dye test in a manhole at West Rively and South Sycamore avenues in Aldan, but had to be pulled out in an emergency rescue after they...
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Footage of possible tornado captures winds flipping over a car in Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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July 06, 2019 - 3:47 pm
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Officials have confirmed a tornado did indeed touch down before flipping a car and damaging a New Jersey warehouse Saturday. The National Weather Service says a brief "landspout tornado occurred in Mount Laurel Township in Burlington County, New Jersey."...
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Authorities say one person has been shot dead at the district courthouse.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2019 - 12:03 pm
UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. LINWOOD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County man, who was suspected of being high on PCP, was shot and killed by police in the parking lot outside of his preliminary arraignment. Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland held press conference Friday on the shooting death...
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Mark Abrams
June 10, 2019 - 8:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A car collided with a SEPTA bus Monday morning in Delaware County, sending nine passengers to the hospital. SEPTA says the Route 126 bus was hit by car at Glendale and Burmont roads in Haverford Township about 7 a.m. A SEPTA spokeswoman says the nine bus passengers...
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Dan Wing
May 28, 2019 - 7:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County man is dead after being shot by his neighbor early Sunday morning. Joseph Iavarone, 44, was shot in the head by his neighbor around 3 a.m. Sunday near his home on Bishops Drive in Chester Heights. State Police say John Ballas, 49, shot Iavarone. He...
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Jennifer Gock
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Dan Wing
May 24, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special education teacher who works for the School District of Philadelphia has been arrested for allegedly selling cocaine. It's not clear what school 40-year-old Jennifer Gock works at, but police say on four occassions she sold cocaine to an undercover cop. She...
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Tim Jimenez
May 22, 2019 - 9:54 am
MARPLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Voters in five Delaware and Chester county communities have spoken, and those "dry" towns will be dry no more. Marple Township isn't completely dry, because there are beer distributors and liquor stores in town. But there are no bars. And if you want a mixed...
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School hallway.
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Andrew Kramer
May 20, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A student at a high school in Delaware County got sick after drinking what he thought was just water. Two 15-year-old girls at Penncrest High School in Media are accused of giving a fellow student a drink that had toilet water and urine in it. The 15-year-old boy...
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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 6:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Suburban voters are going to have plenty of decisions to make this upcoming Election Day. Start with the race for the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Democratic incumbents Ken Lawrence and Val Arkoosh will look to fend off a primary challenge from...
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