Montgomery County

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, flanked by Berks County DA John Adams, left,  and Pottstown police chief Richard Drumheller, holds a seized Tec-9 automatic handgun.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

34 Arrests, With More Expected, in Drug Gang Probe In and Around Pottstown, Pa.

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says the gangs were rivals not just in selling drugs but in violence, without regard to anyone in the community.

05/14/2015

(AWAY HE GOES!  The zipline experience starts atop a tower at Spring Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Treetop Canopy Tours at Spring Mountain

Thrill seekers get some high-flying adventure on a “zipline,” which carries the timid and bold at daunting speed above the trees, harnessed to a cable.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/14/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene on Monday, May 11, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Woman Speaks Out After Rescue On Northeast Extension In Montgomery County

By Steve Patterson MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa., (CBS) — “I was just terrified. I thought I was going to be dead.” When 78-year-old Nahlin Duka felt the first impact she knew she and her daughter were […]

05/12/2015

(Images of suspect Bradley Stone before and after modification by a Souderton student at the request of the Montco DA.)

Montco High School Student Honored For Helping DA via Photoshopping Skills

“Cory (Azeff) was able to use the facilities at Souderton High School digital media lab to create an image for us that more closely reflected what the suspect looked like on that day,” DA Risa Ferman says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(credit: Chopper 3)

2 Injured In Crash Involving Van And School Bus In Montgomery County

The accident happened on Layfield Road and Klinerd Road in Upper Hanover.

05/11/2015

(Chad Wilcox is led from court after being sentenced to 40-80 years in prison for third-degree murder, robbery, and burglary.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Pa. Man Gets Decades in Prison After Guilty Plea in a Craigslist Murder

Chad Wilcox, 29, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to robbing and killing a Norristown man he’d met through a sex ad on the commerce web site “Craigslist.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(photo provided by Ryan Ritchey)

Local Documentary Filmmaker Sets Sights On Willow Grove Park

A documentary-film maker is focusing on an area-theme park that’s been closed for decades, but was once one of the biggest in the country.

05/10/2015

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono announces new bike unit on steps of Montgomery County Courthouse. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Gets New Bike Unit

Some Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies will be patrolling on bicycles around the courthouse, the Norristown Transportation Center, and on the trails, thanks to some help from Pottstown police, the D.A.’s office – and an anonymous donor.

05/09/2015

(credit: CBS)

Man Shot, Wounded In Ambler

It happened around 12:45 a.m. near Tennis Avenue and North Spring Garden Street.

05/09/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Weather: Warm Weekend For Mom

If you are a fan of warm weather you are going to enjoy this weekend.

05/08/2015

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

New Children’s Hospital Branch in King of Prussia, Pa. is Dedicated

The new, 135,000-square-foot facility will house all the services that CHOP has offered in King of Prussia, including urgent care, but this facility also has an ambulatory surgery center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

Multi-car crash in King of Prussia on May 8, 2015. (credit: CBS)

At Least 2 Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Crash In King Of Prussia

Chopper 3 was over the scene of the crash at Allendale and Keebler Roads in King of Prussia.

05/08/2015

(Credit: CBS 3)

School Project On Racial Stereotypes Sparks Outrage In Montgomery County

“My son came home very upset. He wouldn’t eat; it was strange, ” says the father of a Souderton Area High School student, who asked not to be shown.

05/07/2015

(Michael Call is led into court for his guilty plea.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Prison Inmate Sentenced For Slashing Fellow Prisoner

Michael Call, 29, of Norristown, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for slashing Gary Romano with a sharp object inside Romano’s cell at the county prison.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Weather: Another Big Warm-Up Is On The Way

After a brief dip in the mercury today, the heat is back starting Thursday – and by the weekend, it’s going to feel like mid-summer here in Philadelphia!

05/06/2015