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Weather: Temperatures Soar Into The 90′s With Heat Index Values Reaching The Triple Digits

July starts off with a bang across the Delaware Valley as temperatures soar into the 90′s with heat index values reaching the triple digits – and as if the excessive heat and humidity weren’t enough, we may have to deal with tropical trouble by the end of the week as potential Tropical Storm Arthur moves up the East Coast.

06/30/2014

Greenwood Avenue Bridge in Jenkintown (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Bridge In Jenkintown Reopens…Finally

A bridge over the Jenkintown Train Station will finally reopen Monday morning.

06/30/2014

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Philabundance Reaches Out To Green Thumbs To Help Feed The Hungry

Philabundance is asking home gardners to donate any excess fruit and vegetables from their harvest.

06/28/2014

(The Philadelphia Police Department's DUI checkpoint truck.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Area Police Forces Stepping Up DUI Enforcement As Holiday Approaches

July 4th is next weekend, but police throughout Pennsylvania are hitting the streets starting tonight to nab impared drivers.

06/27/2014

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Two Men Charged With Robbery During ‘John’ Sting in Montco

Melvin Hunt of Collegeville, Pa. and Maurice Keeley Jr. of Philadelphia are accused of trying to rob a “prostitute” who was actually an undercover police officer.

06/26/2014

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, far left, county chief public defender Keir Bradford-Grey, far right, and county commissioners listen as mentor Kirk Berry describes his experiences as a Big Brother mentor.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Officials Hope Mentoring Can Break Cycle of Juvenile Crime

Officials say nearly three thousand children between the ages of 10 and 15 entered the juvenile justice system in the county last year. They say that one in five will return to the system within one year.

06/24/2014

(Officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Pennsylvania Turnpike project.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Another Pa. Turnpike Widening Project Gets Rolling

The eleven-mile stretch between Mid-County and the Lansdale interchange carries more than 65,000 cars a day.

06/23/2014

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Presidential Board Begins Hearing Septa Regional Rails’ Labor Dispute

After four years of stalled contract negotiations, the clock is ticking again, but the next inflection point may be a month from now.

06/23/2014

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Two Convenience Stores Robbed Along City Avenue

Police are investigating two unrelated, early morning convenience store robberies along City Avenue in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.

06/23/2014

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Montgomery County Invests Millions To Make Courthouse More Energy Efficient

The county has inked a $2.4 million contract with energy company Constellation.

06/22/2014

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Hello Summer!

Summer arrives tomorrow morning at 6:51am EDT. This is the moment when the sun shines directly on the Tropic of Cancer or the imaginary latitude line 23° 26′ north of the Equator.

06/20/2014

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A Fabulous Friday!

Showers have now cleared the region and cooler, less humid air is arriving. We’ll enjoy a fabulous Friday with highs in the low to mid 80′s and lower humidity.

06/19/2014

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Montco Man Sidesteps Personal Adversity To Continue Mission of Feeding Homeless

Every Thursday, Cranford Coulter spends the day in his kitchen preparing gallons of homemade soup. Every Thursday night, he feeds hundreds of homeless people in Philadelphia. He almost lost his own home.

06/19/2014

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Streak Of 90s Will End As Cold Front Brings Cooler Temperatures

Showers and thunderstorms will approach from the west overnight and arrive by dawn on Thursday and the streak of 90s will end tomorrow as a cold front brings cooler temperatures.

06/18/2014

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Rape Charge Against Former Montco GOP Leader Dropped; Lesser Charges Remain

Robert Kerns now faces aggravated indecent assault and simple assault charges.

06/18/2014