Montgomery County

MACS inventor Tom Brathwaite pulls a bucket of about 50 pounds of molten lead from his machine.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Sheriff Incinerates, Recycles Half-Ton of Old Ammuntion

Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono says the ammo had been collected throughout the year in Montgomery and Chester counties.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Pa. Teen Breaks World Record By Solving Rubik’s Cube In 5.25 Seconds

In just 5.25 seconds, Montgomery County Teen Collin Burns solved the puzzle as others cheered him on.

04/27/2015

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Weather: Sunshine Returns Tuesday

Today stayed cool and cloudy but the showers mainly missed us to the west, so at least we didn’t need to break out the rain gear. The next four days will be evenly divided between lovely and… not so lovely.

04/27/2015

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Montco Judge Quickly Airs Documents From Grand Jury Probe of Kathleen Kane

In a brief motions hearing this morning, Kane’s lawyer asked that the grand jury materials be released. But the judge’s compliance and speed in doing so was surprising.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Ten Thousand Volunteers Sought To Pitch In During Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia

It’s official: the World Meeting of Families organization is now recruiting thousands of volunteers to help with events surrounding the pope’s visit and a big family conference in Philadelphia at the end of September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

Collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, two days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. (credit: Prakash Mathema/ AFP/ Getty Images)

After Huge Quake, Lansdale Woman Working on Relief Efforts For Her Native Nepal

Bandita Sharma-Dahal, an immigration attorney, says her heart is breaking for her home country but is relieved to know her own family is safe.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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One Dead After Two Trucks Collide In Fiery Crash In Lower Providence

It happened around 6 a.m. Monday at South Park Avenue and Crawford Road in Audubon when authorities say a tanker truck collided with a tractor trailer.

04/27/2015

Montgomery County commissioners Val Arkoosh (left), Josh Shapiro (second from left), and Bruce Castor (right) plant "moon tree" outside the courthouse. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Montgomery County Courthouse New Home Of “Moon Tree”

A new tree, recently planted outside the Montgomery County Courthouse, is “out of this world.”

04/26/2015

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WEATHER: Last April Weekend 2015

Temperatures today get close to 60 degrees and that is close to 8 degrees below normal. The sun gets to duke it out with some clouds but generally the day stays dry.

04/25/2015

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Weather: Freeze Warnings And Frost Advisories Posted For Second Night In A Row Across The Delaware Valley

Temperatures will plummet to near record lows again and you’ll definitely need the jacket as you step out tonight or early Saturday morning.

04/24/2015

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Man Accused Of Fracturing Infant’s Skull In Montgomery County

Officials say their investigation began earlier this month when the baby was treated at Einstein Medical Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for skull, arm and leg fractures.

04/24/2015

Schuylkill Expressway Shooting Suspect Kymere E. Corbin. (credit: CBS)

New Charges Added Against Son Accused of Shooting Father in Car on Schuylkill Expressway

At a preliminary hearing, attempted murder was added to the list of charges against Kymere Corbin. He is accused of shooting his father from the back seat of a car the father was driving.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

(The parents of Kenton Iwaniec present breathalyzers to Montco sheriff Russell Bono.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Breathalyzers Donated to Montco Sheriff To Check Defendants Arriving For Court

“Some individuals actually come to court under the influence of alcohol, and some of them drive to court that way,” Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono tells KYW Newsradio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Weather: A Spring Freeze Ahead

A spring freeze is ahead for our region over the next few days.

04/23/2015

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Royersford Man Charged With Videotaping Children in Bathroom

According to court documents, the images showed the victims undressed, showering, or using the toilet, often with the camera placed to get specific and close-up shots.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015