South Jersey

The Cherry Hill Food Pantry is losing its lease and looking for help to fix up new location.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Cherry Hill Food Pantry has been helping people in South Jersey for more than a dozen years. Now it needs some help itself. Janet Giordano walked through the Brace Road storefront where on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Cherry Hill Food Pantry opens its doors to...
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Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case.
FBI
Andrew Kramer
June 24, 2019 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case. "This case has been past down through generations of law enforcement," said Burlington City's police chief John Fine. What...
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Donald Cramer Jr.
New Jersey State Police
Dan Wing
June 11, 2019 - 10:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local man is being hailed a hero after rushing to help a woman being attacked by a man right next to I-295 in South Jersey last week. John Bishop, 54, of Burlington Township says he doesn't take 295 often, but he had to Thursday afternoon to pick up some stuff for...
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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."
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
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
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
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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