Montgomery County

A Montgomery County investigator with the detectives unit and her K-9 therapy dog get recognition for their work with victims and witnesses in the court system.
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John McDevitt
May 01, 2019 - 8:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County investigator with the detectives unit and her K-9 therapy dog get recognition for their work with victims and witnesses in the court system. Turks, a Red Fox Labrador and her partner and handler Kiersten McDonald, an investigator with the...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Jim Melwert
April 25, 2019 - 12:13 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Spotted lanternflies will start hatching soon. A horticulture expert has some advice on what to do — and what not to do — to fight the pests. Spotted lanternflies don’t bite people or pets, but since they have no known predator here in the US, they tend to swarm...
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Butler Pike construction
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2019 - 1:27 pm
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A stretch of Butler Pike that closed last summer in Montgomery County was supposed to open earlier this month. But much to the frustration of businesses and residents, that re-opening is delayed at least a year and a half. Butler Pike was first closed between...
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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Pennsylvania Superior Court to let him out of state prison on bail until his appeal is heard. Cosby has been in prison since September, serving a three- to 10-year sentence following a conviction on aggravated indecent assault...
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Patrick Bradley
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 19, 2019 - 3:32 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawyer from Collegeville who pleaded guilty to stealing from trust funds set up for people with special needs has been sentenced. The 17- to 34-year prison sentence for Patrick Bradley represents one year for each of his 17 victims, according to prosecutor Kelli...
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U.S. Sen. Tom Carper hosted a discussion in Horsham on April 8, 2019, with Sen. Bob Casey in attendance, on a dangerous chemical found in drinking water near Willow Grove air bases.
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Jim Melwert
April 08, 2019 - 1:54 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- With continued frustration over a chemical found in drinking water around the Willow Grove air base on the border of Bucks and Montgomery counties, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del, the ranking member on the Enviroment and Public Works Committee, hosted a discussion in...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
March 28, 2019 - 4:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Southeastern Pennsylvania to fix roads and bridges. Several projects are already underway, with even more coming down the pike in the near future. "That includes resurfacing of over 270 miles of highway and...
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Phil Ricciardi poses with Alex Trebek on the set of "Jeopardy!"
Phil Ricciardi
Tim Jimenez
March 13, 2019 - 9:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alex Trebek is back at work on the set of "Jeopardy!" about a week after sharing his stage-four pancreatic cancer diagnosis. His announcement hit former contestants hard, including a "Jeopardy" champion from Montgomery County. When the long-time "Jeopardy!" host told...
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Luciana Stock of Souderton charged with homicide by vehicle in the Sept. 5, 2017, death of a Franconia Township Highway Safety worker.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 11, 2019 - 1:58 pm
UPDATED: 5:50 p.m. ___ MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 21-year-old Montgomery County woman has been found guilty of killing one Franconia Township worker and seriously injuring another as they were painting road markings in September 2017. In a non-jury trial, Montgomery County Judge...
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A judge has denied a defense request to suppress the statements that a 31-year-old defendant gave to detectives, following the murder of a model in her Ardmore condo last August.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 08, 2019 - 2:31 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has denied a defense request to suppress the statements that a 31-year-old defendant gave to detectives, following the murder of model Christina Kraft in her Ardmore condo last August. A homicide investigator with the Montgomery County Detective...
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