South Jersey

Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
Andrew Kramer
June 10, 2019 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey man has been charged with having sex with a child at his home. After they met on the Kik app last month, authorities say 49-year-old Charles Torrence and the girl texted each other and talked on Facetime for about a week. Torrence then picked her up at...
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Students at eight South Jersey schools are getting free books Friday thanks to a nonprofit that collects donations from the "haves" to benefit the "have nots."
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Mike DeNardo
June 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at eight South Jersey schools are getting free books Friday thanks to a nonprofit that collects donations from the "haves" to benefit the "have nots." It's book fair day for eight elementary schools in the Camden, Lindenwold, Vineland and Glassboro school...
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Some recent internet, TV and landline outages in South Jersey are being blamed on "sabotage."
Courtesy of Verizon
Kim Glovas
May 28, 2019 - 12:21 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County man has been arrested for damaging Verizon communication lines earlier this year. David Reidenbaker, 38, of Southampton, New Jersey, is charged with the interruption or impairment of public communications, theft, and other crimes. In March and...
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On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
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David Madden
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. A plaque now hangs outside...
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Some recent internet, TV and landline outages in South Jersey are being blamed on "sabotage."
Courtesy of Verizon
Ian Bush
May 13, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some recent internet, TV and landline outages in South Jersey are being blamed on "sabotage." That's according to Verizon, which is offering a $10,000 reward for key information in the case. The company says someone has been cutting fiber optic and copper cables,...
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This car vandal who has been targeting people based on the condition of their lawns
Westhampton Township Police Department
Tim Jimenez
May 09, 2019 - 7:33 am
UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. ___ WESTAMPTON TWP., N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in a South Jersey community say they’re trying to identity and find a car vandal who has been targeting people based on the condition of their lawns. Westampton Township Police say the vandal calls himself "The Code Enforcer,"...
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Kids Castle daycare and school
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Mike Dougherty
April 12, 2019 - 12:38 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Employees at a now-closed school and daycare center in South Jersey have hired an attorney to get back pay from the owner, who has filed for bankruptcy. There's a "For Sale" sign up at Kids Castle in Barrington, which closed abruptly last month. Alex Colella worked...
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Home in Ortley Beach, New Jersey caused by hurricane Sandy, which made landfall near Brigantine, New Jersey on October 30, 2012,
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Kim Glovas
April 08, 2019 - 12:41 pm
UPDATED: 2 p.m. MONMOUTH COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It's been six years, and about 1,000 families are still out of their homes because of Superstorm Sandy. On Monday, however, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced more funding to fuel the rebuilding process. "We have completed all the required...
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Matt Vecere
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Tim Jimenez
March 12, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED 9:04 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the victims of the Ethiopia Airlines crash grew up at the Jersey Shore. READ: Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics Matt Vecere was living in California, but home for him is Sea Isle City. He was one of the eight...
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His first love is boxing, but playing classical piano is a close second for 23-year-old lightweight Jeremy Cuevas.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The newly restored Met in North Philadelphia returns to its 20th century boxing roots Saturday night . Nine fights are scheduled, and one will feature an up-and-coming lightweight from South Jersey who is also an accomplished musician. His first love is boxing, but...
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