Montgomery County

Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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Police say there were no survivors in this small plane crash.
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August 08, 2019 - 7:18 am
UPDATED: 8:00 p.m. ___ UPPER MORELAND, TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Three family members died in a small plane crash in Upper Moreland Township early Thursday morning. A lot of emergency personnel is on scene and still on their way. Please be aware of fire police EMS PD and FD in your rear view...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a review of social media accounts landed dozens of Philadelphia police officers in hot water, a new effort has taken a closer look at cops' social media posts in the suburbs. Of some of the images and posts found by watchdog group The Plain View...
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The rehab of the Byberry Road Bridge in Upper Moreland, Montgomery County is finished. But a major complication is preventing it from re-opening.
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Mark Abrams
August 07, 2019 - 8:18 am
UPPER MORELAND TWP., Pa (KYW Newsradio) — The long-anticipated re-opening of the small but heavily used Byberry Road Bridge in Upper Moreland has been delayed because of a subcontractor's costly digging mistake. The two-lane Byberry Road Bridge over a tiny section of the Southampton Creek has been...
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 18, 2019 - 5:03 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County woman is on her way to state prison for selling the drugs that killed a Willow Grove man in 2016. After she was sentenced to six to 15 years in state prison for selling fentanyl laced heroin to 32-year-old Michael Pastorino, Gwendolyn Prebish...
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Jim Melwert
July 08, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is ordered to stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2016. Charges were filed more than 2 1/2 years after the little girl died when her brother was hospitalized with what are described as injuries similar to...
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The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids.
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Jim Melwert
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids. Oscar Vance was chief of Montgomery County detectives for 30 years, retiring in 2012. Through his Vance Community...
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Alicia Terrizzi and Loreen Bloodgood are shown at Stonehenge with their two sons.
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In 2015 — 46 years after the Stonewall uprising — same-sex marriage became the law of the land with a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. But two years before that, the Montgomery County register of wills played a key role in getting same-sex marriages...
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 25, 2019 - 4:56 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Sixteen people are charged in a drug smuggling ring that authorities say shipped drugs in stuffed animals and used stolen identities to rent luxury apartments in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office says 29-year-old Amir Green...
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has filed an appeal of his sex assault conviction in Montgomery County in hopes of getting a new trial. In his 175-page appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court, Bill Cosby says the Montgomery County judge that oversaw his trial on sex assault charges erred by...
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