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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

(Photos from Montco DA)

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

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

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

(Marlo Dilks, at P'unk Burger.  Photo provided)

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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Weather: Arctic Front Will Send Temperatures Crashing Across The Region Thursday

Scattered snow showers are possible Thursday morning, mainly north and west of Philadelphia, but will bring no more than a coating to 1″. Highest amounts will be in the Poconos and although this is a weak system, it may still be enough to produce slick spots during the morning commute so use caution and allow extra time to get to your destination.

02/04/2015

(credit: Chopper 3)

Portion Of Schuylkill Expressway Closed Temporarily To Clear Out Earlier Accident

Chopper 3 was over the scene of the accident on I-76 WB near North Gulph Road in King of Prussia Wednesday afternoon.

02/04/2015

(A Septa Regional Rail train crosses a road in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

After Fatal Car-Train Crash in New York, SEPTA Reminds Drivers to Be Careful Near Railroad Tracks

SEPTA officials are reminding drivers and pedestrians that it’s never OK to stop on the tracks.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

Luke Sanderlin.

Bucks Man Expected to Plead Guilty to Sending Police on Wild Goose Chase During Manhunt

Luke Sanderlin waived his preliminary hearing on misdemeanor charges that include filing a false report and reckless endangerment. In exchange, prosecutors will drop a felony charge.

02/04/2015

(Credit: CBS3)

Weather: A Break From The Bitter Cold

A southwesterly flow ahead of the next frontal boundary will usher in milder air today. Despite the chilly start, temperatures are already running 5-15 degrees warmer than this time yesterday.

02/04/2015

(Credit: CBS3)

One Dead, Dozens Rescued From Four Alarm Apartment Building Blaze In Norristown

One person was killed and three people, including a firefighter, were injured during an apartment building fire in Montgomery County early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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CHOP Doc: ‘The MMR Vaccine Doesn’t Increase Your Risk Of Autism. Not At All’

The anti-vaccine movement got a shot in the arm in the late 90s, when a medical journal published a paper claiming the Measles Mumps Rubella inoculation caused autism. It was discredited, but some people remain unconvinced by the science.

02/04/2015

Sixteen-year-old Jess Araten, a guitarist from Montgomery County, will have her first Los Angeles gig Wednesday night as part of an opening act for a pre-Grammy concert. (credit: CBS3)

16-Year-Old Guitarist From Montgomery County To Perform At Pre-Grammy Concert

Wednesday night, this 16-year-old guitarist from Montgomery County will have her first L.A. gig on a very big stage, as part of an opening act for a pre-Grammy concert.

02/03/2015

Still image of "person of interest" from surveillance video outside of 7-Eleven along Main Street in West Norriton. (credit: Montgomery County District Attorney's Office)

Surveillance Video Released In Connection With Montgomery County Courthouse Bomb Threat

Law enforcement authorities in Montgomery County have released surveillance video of a man they are calling a “person of interest” in connection with last week’s bomb threat at the courthouse in Norristown.

02/03/2015

Daily Planner

Weather: Cold But Quiet

Bundle up! The wind chills might not be as fierce as they were overnight, but they shouldn’t be taken lightly.

02/03/2015

(Photos from Montco DA)

‘Preppie Drug Ring’ Lieutenant Sentenced to Prison in Montgomery County

Several people testified on behalf of Timothy Brooks at his sentencing hearing, telling the court the 19-year-old Villanova man has been undergoing treatment for drug and alcohol addiction and has been making great strides.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/02/2015

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