Montgomery County

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Shooting Reported In Pottstown

The alleged incident was reported around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Evans Street.

02/11/2015

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Pa. State Police Firearms Instructor Charged In Accidental Shooting Death of Fellow Trooper

The grand jury found there was not enough evidence to support an involuntary manslaughter charge, but found that Richard Schroeter did not follow necessary precautions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Philadelphia Attorney Among Newest Customers For New ‘.LGBT’ Internet Domain

Now, joining .com, .org, .info, and other Internet domains, there’s .lgbt.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Photo by David Madden)

Septa, Unionized Workers Fight Over Staffing Levels in Federal Waiver of Regional Rail Work Rules

Federal regulators are being asked by Septa to continue a waiver of work rules on its commuter rail division — a waiver that the transit agency’s rail unions insist puts the safety of the riding public at risk.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Arrowhead Elementary School, in Collegeville, Pa.   Photo from Methacton School Dist.)

Parents Dismayed as Methacton District Weighs Shutting Down 2 Elementary Schools

School board members insist no decisions have been made and no schools are being closed right now, but parents at Arrowhead and Audubon elementary schools aren’t buying it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

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Officials Meet Face-To-Face With Community Members After Snow Shovelers Questioned In Lower Merion

The issue of racial profiling drew a crowd to a community center in Lower Merion, Montgomery County this afternoon. The meeting followed two incidents in which cops stopped black men who were shoveling snow.

02/08/2015

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WEATHER: Another Monday, Another Storm

As we should be used to by now, we have another wet weather system moving in for Monday. This one, like the last several, will be short on snow and long on forecasting challenges.

02/08/2015

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Health Department Rules Out Measles In Montgomery County Teen

A 15-year-old boy from Montgomery County who was being evaluated and tested for a suspected case of measles has been cleared of the disease, health officials announced Sunday.

02/08/2015

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Health Officials In Delaware Valley Highlight Importance Of Measles Vaccine

With one potential case of measles in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and another confirmed in northern New Jersey, health officials are stressing the importance of vaccinations.

02/07/2015

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3 Hurt In Roosevelt Boulevard Crash in North Philly

Officials say three people were taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash.

02/07/2015

1972:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a histopathology of measles pneumonia is seen in this microscope image from 1972. Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Officials: Possible Case Of Measles Being Investigated In Montgomery County

Officials say the Montgomery County Health Department is investigating a report of a physician suspected measles in a 15-year-old male from Montgomery county.

02/06/2015

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Delaware Valley Plumbers Say Frigid Weather Means Lots of Frozen Pipes in Homes

Cherry Hill-based plumbing specialist Tom Hutchinson says that with recent temperatures getting down to about 11 degrees, pipes in many homes have already frozen. The trouble, he says, will come as those pipes thaw.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

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3 Charged With Stealing Copper From Unoccupied Homes in Montco, Setting Fires To Cover Their Tracks

Grand jury documents indicate the three would log onto a real estate web site to find homes that were in foreclosure or a part of an estate sale.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

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Pa. Lawmakers Holding Montco Hearing on Revising Statewide Public School Funding Formula

It’s part of an ongoing series of meetings of the Basic Education Funding Commission, created by a 2014 law with the goal of coming up with a formula for distributing state funds to school districts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Burgers on Passyunk, Sexy Foods in Conshohocken, and Gluten-Free in Center City

A restaurant opening, a gluten-free dinner (and book), and a Valentine’s Day feast are all on the menu in the upcoming week!

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

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