Jim Melwert

December 12, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Business leaders and influencers in the Philadelphia area are asked to join KYW Newsradio for an in-depth discussion on some of the most pressing issues facing the Philadelphia region and the nation in 2019. Our panel of KYW Newsradio subject matter experts will share their insights on what to...
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Jim Melwert
December 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A court stenographer from Montgomery County is getting her 15 minutes of fame as she was a featured extra in a limited series now airing on Showtime. Emilie Posnan has been a court reporter for more than decade, so when her actress friend sent her a casting call...
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KYW's Executive Briefing 2019
You're invited to attend KYW's Executive Briefing on January 24 at Independence Live in Center City. Business leaders and influencers in the Philadelphia area are asked to join KYW Newsradio for an in-depth discussion on some of the most pressing issues facing the Philadelphia region and the nation...
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Christmas Trees
Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 22, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- If you’re heading out Christmas tree shopping, area growers want you to know concerns over lanternflies hatching in your tree are overblown. Laternflies generally aren’t drawn to Christmas trees, says Emilie Swackhamer, a Penn State Extension educator in...
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Jim Melwert
November 20, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia man accused of stabbing and running over his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges in Montgomery County. Emotions ran high Tuesday at the preliminary hearing for 33-year-old Lawrence Crawley as a...
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Jim Melwert
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NORRISTOWN, PA. (KYW Newsradio) -- A former employee of a Norristown day care center is accused of slamming a child’s face into a filing cabinet. Thirty-year-old Joy Nelson of Conshohocken is charged with endangering the welfare of children, simple assault, and reckless endangerment. Nelson was a...
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Joe (left) and Sean Gale shake hands at the 2018 Glenside July 4th parade.
Photo provided by Joe Gale
Jim Melwert
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale has announced his running mate for next year’s election. The Republican says when he seeks re-election next year, he'll be running as a team with his brother, Sean Gale. Joe Gale won the minority seat on the Montgomery...
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From left: Ryan Gricco, Jake Cross and Brock Anderson
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 16, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- It took a jury in Montgomery County 11 hours to reach a mixed-verdict in the trial of three men charged with assault for their roles in a 2017 on-ice, high-school hockey brawl. Former Ridley High School hockey players Jake Cross and Brock Anderson were both found...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- There’s a new congressional map in Pennsylvania for this year’s election, and for the first time in decades, the bulk of Montgomery County is its own district. Here is a look at the candidates vying for that seat in the House of Representatives. Montgomery County’...
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