Jim Melwert

Richard Blong
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 11, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A Horsham, Montgomery County man is charged with using social media to proposition underage girls for photos, allegedly even meeting up in-person with one teenager. Richard Blong, 27, is accused of contacting three girls, ages 14-17, on Facebook and trading...
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Jim Melwert
October 11, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Radnor police say they have two men in custody in connection to a stabbing that happened near a bar that’s popular with Villanova University students. The stabbing happened around 2 a.m. on Oct. 6, as a man and woman, both Villanova students, were walking home from...
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Delco addiction summit
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Jim Melwert
October 05, 2018 - 8:00 pm
ASTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Officials in Delaware County have gathered for a summit on dealing with addiction or mental health issues before they end up in criminal court. The summit was hosted by the Delaware County Board of Judges. Among the speakers was Norristown State Hospital CEO Edna...
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Jim Melwert
October 05, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The man accused of killing a former Playboy model inside her Montgomery County condo in August told police he went there to sell her cocaine, but things spiraled out of control after an apparent misunderstanding of payment. That’s according to testimony at his...
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zerns farmers market
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Jim Melwert
September 28, 2018 - 6:05 pm
GILBERTSVILLE, Pa (KYW Newsradio) -- It’s the final weekend for a Zern's Farmers Market in Gilbertsville. After 96-years, the Montgomery County landmark will turn the lights off for the last time on Saturday. It's a far cry from the days of the animal and auto auctions, but there are still a lot of...
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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse on the first day of sentencing in his sexual assault trial on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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September 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — "Today, justice was served," said Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele following the sentence of now convicted felon Bill Cosby. Cosby left the courtroom Tuesday in handcuffs, on his way to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility to begin his prison...
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Prison cell
Jim Melwert
September 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A recent study finds more than three-quarters of people released from prison will end up back behind bars within five years. A role-playing game in Montgomery County gave policy makers a chance to see what might cause some of those people to end up back in jail...
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Jim Melwert
August 24, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Amid ongoing concerns of chemicals found in drinking water around the naval air bases, a Montgomery County school district is taking steps to try to protect students. Upper Dublin School District is pledging to test water at all their schools, install carbon...
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Gary Goddard
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 27, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NORRISTOWN, PA. (KYW Newsradio) --The lawyer for a Bristol, Bucks County man charged with shooting a 19-year-old in the head says the shooting was self-defense and protection from a group from a rival neighborhood. Forty-eight-year-old Gary Goddard was originally charged with the murder of 19-year-...
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Jim Melwert
July 21, 2018 - 9:45 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — He was a victim of a home invasion who was charged with homicide after he chased down the intruder and killed him with his own weapon. But it didn’t take long for a jury in Montgomery County to find a Norristown man not guilty. Santiago Andrade was found not guilty...
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