Jim Melwert

Eagles Cheerleaders / Cirque de Soleil’s “Volta”
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Jim Melwert
July 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
OAKS, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Artists and performers in Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA in Montgomery County got a visit Thursday from Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders. Eagles cheerleaders, along with team mascot Swoop, got lessons from Cirque du Soleil on Swiss rings, trampoline, and baton twirling. The...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
July 13, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A Bucks County woman has been charged with killing her infant son, accused of transmitting a deadly combination of drugs through her breast milk. According to court documents, an autopsy shows Samantha Jones’ baby died of methadone, amphetamine and methamphetamine...
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Liberty gas station and Vigilante Service Center in the 1200 block of Bristol Pike
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
June 13, 2018 - 6:16 am
UPDATED: 9:40 p.m. BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Crews in Bensalem have recovered the body of a man who was 15 feet underground when he was killed in an explosion at a gas station on Bristol Pike Tuesday afternoon. Once they found his body, authorities were blocked by about 2 feet of debris, and...
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Derrick Cosby
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 24, 2018 - 1:26 pm
HATFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After two and a half hours of deliberation, a Montgomery County jury has found a Hatfield man not guilty of voluntary manslaughter for shooting a party guest last summer. Derrick Cosby claimed he shot the man, Jeremy Chasteen, in self-defense. Cosby testified in his...
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Cosby arrives for his final court session in June 2017.
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Jim Melwert
May 23, 2018 - 7:45 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Another member of the prosecution team that convicted Bill Cosby on sex assault charges is leaving the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. Stew Ryan is joining the personal injury and accident law firm Laffey, Bucci & Kent in Philadelphia, where he...
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Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 23, 2018 - 7:30 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a week after he backed out of a plea agreement, one of the co-defendants in the quadruple murder on a Bucks County farm last summer has a new attorney. The prior attorney, Craig Penglase, admitted he leaked taped confessions from the two defendants. Sean...
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Derrick Cosby
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 22, 2018 - 10:46 pm
HATFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors tasked with deciding the fate of a Montgomery County man who shot a guest at a party he was hosting last July heard differing accounts of the shooting from witnesses. Derrick Cosby was charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting Jeremy Chasteen last July...
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Derrick Cosby
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 21, 2018 - 1:59 pm
HATFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The trial is underway for a Montgomery County man who shot a guest at a party he was hosting last summer. Prosecutors are calling the incident an “execution,” but the defense says it was justified self-defense. Derrick Cosby, 43, was charged with voluntary...
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Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 16, 2018 - 8:19 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The two cousins who prosecutors say were behind the four murders on a Bucks County farm last summer were expected to plead guilty today. One of them did — the other backed out at the last minute. Cosmo DiNardo, 21, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was...
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Madeleine Dean is flocked by supporters who feel a victory at the end of a three- person race for the newly drawn 4th District.
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
May 15, 2018 - 9:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Election results for the Pennsylvania primary are in. Statewide nominees Sen. Bob Casey was uncontested and will face Republican candidate Lou Barletta — a four-term congressman who is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump — who received the vote over Jim...
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