Montgomery County

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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Paul Kurtz
March 01, 2019 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's Veterans Trust Fund is awarding $800,000 in grant money to nearly 30 organizations that support veterans programs across the commonwealth. Tim Williams, executive director of the Veterans Multi-Service Center in Old City, says the $25,000 grant his...
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John McDevitt
February 23, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A woman is in police custody after she tried to flee the scene of a crash in Montgomery County by jumping into the Schuylkill River. The accident happened just before midnight at Matsons Ford Road and Fayette Street in Conshohocken. Pennsylvania State Police said the...
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Image of a racist flier found in Montgomery County. Due to the language used, this image has been blurred.
Courtesy of Jennie Lawston
Antionette Lee
February 19, 2019 - 8:14 am
SPRINGFIELD TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — About 200 people attended a public in Springfield, Montgomery County, on Monday night after some racist fliers were found around town. Springfield Township Commissioner Eddie Graham organized the event. He says the racist literature was only the tip of the...
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Jules Ross
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 04, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 26-year-old Montgomery County man has been charged with killing his mother’s boyfriend in their Upper Dublin home. Jules Ross Jr. is facing a first-degree murder charge as he is accused of stabbing 49-year-old Johnny Johnson in the neck. When police got to the...
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Men ice fish at Montgomery County's Green Lane Reservoir.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 24, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People can do strange things when winter turns frigid — like, for instance, look for ice instead of warmth. Even in the Philly suburbs, there is a hearty breed that enjoys cutting a hole in the ice and squatting over it for hours. They're called ice fisherman, and a...
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From left: Edwin Negron, Darin Collins, Alfred Gregory, Anthony Saxby and Randall Sims
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 23, 2019 - 6:56 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Five guards from the Montgomery County jail are on trial for beating inmates. On Wednesday, another guard who was charged but pleaded guilty to lesser charges testified he was told to keep his body camera off and was coerced to file a false report. Former...
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From left: Edwin Negron, Darin Collins, Alfred Gregory, Anthony Saxby and Randall Sims
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 22, 2019 - 7:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of five corrections officers at the Montgomery County jail accused of beating two inmates and then trying to cover it up. Prosecutor Kelly Lloyd says the inmate in question is seen in video mouthing off, but says...
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