Montgomery County

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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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- There’s a new congressional map in Pennsylvania for this year’s election, and for the first time in decades, the bulk of Montgomery County is its own district. Here is a look at the candidates vying for that seat in the House of Representatives. Montgomery County’...
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This is all that’s left of the service area at Carfagno Chevy, gutted by two-alarm fire.
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Paul Kurtz
October 31, 2018 - 6:42 am
UPDATED: 11:40 a.m. PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators are trying to find what sparked a fire overnight that heavily damaged a portion of a car dealership in Plymouth Meeting. Little is left of the main service bay area at Carfagno Chevrolet at Ridge Pike and Conshohocken Road...
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Father Jason Kulczynski, pastor of Holy Martyrs Church in Oreland, Montgomery County, displays some of the relics which are going on public exhibit on Thursday to mark the Roman Catholic All Saints Day.
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Mark Abrams
October 30, 2018 - 6:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Roman Catholic Church will celebrate the Communion of Saints on Thursday, and to help the faithful connect with the spiritual world a Montgomery County pastor will curate a special exhibit. Father Jason Kulczynski, pastor of Holy Martyrs Church on Allison Road in...
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Jim Melwert
October 30, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In light of recent headlines, some state, local, and religious leaders gathered outside the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday to stand together against hate speech. The event was dubbed, An Appeal for Healing and Solidarity. Val Arkoosh, Montgomery County...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot after he was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 24, 2018 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —Bill Cosby is appealing his conviction on sex assault charges, in part claiming the Montgomery County judge who handled the case should have recused himself. The appeal includes a signed affidavit from the former Montgomery County district attorney who declined to...
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Antionette Lee
October 10, 2018 - 7:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens recognized the Laurel House Domestic Violence shelter during a luncheon Wednesday for being a safe haven for domestic abuse survivors. The emergency shelter, located in Norristown, Montgomery County opened it's doors in 1980 to provide a hotline and emergency...
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Spotted lantern fly
Courtesy of Delaware Valley University
Jim Melwert
October 03, 2018 - 1:24 pm
At first glance, they’re kind of neat looking, but in some parts of the Delaware Valley the invasive spotted lanternfly has become quite a nuisance. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia. It first surfaced in Pennsylvania in Berks County in 2014. Since then it’s been found in every county in...
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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
October 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown woman is the first in Montgomery County to be convicted under a new state law that brings stiffer penalties for animal abuse or neglect. Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a...
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Thomas Kummer
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 01, 2018 - 1:23 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Abington Senior High School Latin teacher is in Montgomery County prison on $250,000 bail, facing charges he had inappropriate sexual contact with a student. The school district says 55-year-old Thomas Kummer, who teaches Latin, has been suspended. RELATED:...
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