Montgomery County

File photo: A college student fills out a form during a voter registration drive. (Credit: John Moore/ Getty Images)

Registration Deadline For May 19th Pa. Primary, Including Phila. Mayoral and Council Races

Links to registration form is here. You can drop completed form at City Hall Room 142 until 5pm, or at 520 North Delaware Avenue until 12 midnight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

Josh Shapiro, chair of the Montgomery County commisioners, speaks to reporters about train safety efforts.  Commissioner Bruce Castor is at left, and commissioer Val Arkoosh is at right.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Leaders Say They Are Upgrading Capabilities to Deal With Train Derailment Oil Spills

With recent high-profile derailments in the news, county officials gathered Friday to give an update on emergency preparedness.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Road Project To Add Big Delays To Already Congested Area Along Montco, Chesco Border

Road work on a bridge will close Valley Forge Road in Phoenixville beginning next week until at least this fall.

04/17/2015

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Police: Officer Struck By Vehicle In Montgomery County

This happened just before 9 p.m. on East High Street near Moser Road.

04/16/2015

(Rocks are placed temporarily around the collapsed roadway where a sinkhole undermined the Plymouth Road Bridge.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

PennDOT Presses For Replacement of Plymouth Rd. Bridge By August 31st

Government officials expect the bridge, closed since a sinkhole opened last month, to be reopened by the end of the summer and say the contractor will be fined $20,000 a day if it isn’t.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, shown with a kilogram of heroin, a handgun, and $10,000 cash found in an investigation that was started by an intercepted phone call to a Mexican drug trafficker.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Drug Task Force Intercepts Kilo of Heroin in Norristown, Pa.

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says the heroin has a street value of more than $300,000.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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1 In Custody After Double Stabbing In Montgomery County

They found two women, ages 22 and 26, both suffering from stab wounds.

04/15/2015

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1 Injured In Pottstown House Fire

Fire tore through a home in Pottstown, Montgomery County.

04/14/2015

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Battle Over Montco Prisoner’s Prior Prison Record in His Attempted-Murder Trial

Is Michael Call targeting child molesters in prison? That’s the argument being made by county prosecutors, although the inmate’s attorneys say the alleged assaults are not connected.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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Weather: A Soggy, Dreary Tuesday

A cold front draped across the eastern half of the US is bringing clouds and rain to much of the Delaware Valley this morning. The remainder of the day will play out differently depending on where you are.

04/14/2015

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Defendant Seeks To Overturn Death Sentence in 2012 Montco Double Murder of Toddler and Grandmother

Rhagu Yandimuri was sentenced to death last year for killing ten-month-old Saanvi Venna and her grandmother in King of Prussia in 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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Hatboro Residents Without Water After Main Break

Aqua America says a 10-inch water main broke on East Moreland Avenue between North York Road and North Penn Street.

04/12/2015

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WEATHER: Weekend Sibling Rivalry

Of the weekend siblings, Sunday is the better day this weekend.

04/12/2015

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WEATHER: Normal Is Good

The weather gets to the April normals this weekend, which is a huge improvement. The normal is 62 and the temps Saturday reach that, if not a degree or two higher.

04/11/2015

Completed work from phase 1 on Lafayette Street into Norristown from Plymouth Twp .(credit: Jim Melwert)

Phase Two Underway In Project To Make Norristown More Accessible

The second step of a three-phrase project to make it easier to get in and out of Norristown got underway this week.

04/11/2015