Montgomery County

Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has ruled that a Norristown woman — the first person in Pennsylvania to be convicted under a new state law that increases penalties for cruelty to animals — will face no jail time. Montgomery County Judge Risa Ferman found 64-year-old Cecelia Johnson guilty...
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Gov. Tom Wolf tours areas in Delaware County affected by severe weather and flooding on Aug. 16, 2018.
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Ian Bush
December 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's now federal help available for people affected by serious flooding this past August in Philadelphia, as well as in Delaware and Montgomery counties. The governor's office said low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners, per the Small...
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Homemade, high-tech Christmas light shows synced up to music are a big draw. One of the more popular ones in Gilbertsville, Montgomery County is back after a two year break.
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Jim Melwert
December 10, 2018 - 10:40 pm
GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Homemade, high-tech Christmas light shows synced up to music are a big draw. One of the more popular ones in Gilbertsville, Montgomery County is back after a two year break. In 2006, Adam Canigiani’s newborn son had kidney issues, and he and his wife were...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is handing out anti-opioid-overdose medication across the state Thursday, including at more than a dozen locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The kits include two doses of Narcan (the common brand name of naloxone), which can...
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An 8-inch cast iron main broke here on Trooper Road by Woodland Ave close to 4 a.m.
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Tim Jimenez
December 05, 2018 - 8:15 am
LOWER PROVIDENCE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A water main break is causing problems along a busy roadway in Lower Providence, Montgomery County, and cutting off water service for about 20 homes in the area. The low temperatures are adding to the issue. Trooper Road northbound is closed between Egypt...
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Kathleen Kane
Montgomery County Correctional Facility
Jim Melwert
November 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Once a rising-star in Pennsylvania politics, former Attorney General Kathleen Kane is now behind bars, having reported this morning to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility — more than two years after she was convicted of obstruction and perjury...
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Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is one step closer to prison as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined to take on her appeal.
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Jim Melwert
November 28, 2018 - 2:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawyer for Kathleen Kane is asking a judge to reconsider an order demanding the former Pennsylvania attorney general report to prison by Thursday morning. Attorney Bill Brennan says Kane recognizes she needs to serve her time in county prison, but he’s...
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In the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Montgomery County officials host a discussion for religious leaders dealing with prevention and safety, but also with the possible aftermath of a major event.
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Jim Melwert
November 27, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Montgomery County officials host a discussion for religious leaders dealing with prevention and safety, but also with the possible aftermath of a major event. Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh says...
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Atlas, a husky-Rottweiler mix, survived being shot early Sunday morning, but authorities are investigating who would do such a thing.
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Jim Melwert
November 26, 2018 - 4:01 pm
WORCESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Montgomery County are investigating an incident in which a dog was shot early Sunday morning on a walking trail near several homes in Worcester Township. The husky-Rottweiler mix survived, but its owners wonder who would do such a thing. Andy McIlhenny...
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Matthew Laver
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
November 06, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in both Montgomery and Bucks counties have arrested a Souderton man for having and distributing child pornography. Matthew Laver, 37, faces several charges, after police say they found more than 20 graphic pictures of children stored in his cellphone,...
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