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Brad Segall

Brad SegallBrad Segall is the award-winning Suburban Bureau chief at KYW Newsradio 1060 in Philadelphia.

Segall won the 2006 Associated Press Sandy Starobin Award for Individual Reporting for his captivating and compelling reports from inside his New Orleans hotel during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Segall and his wife Michele were taking their son Jeffrey to Tulane University when the storm hit. (The Sandy Starobin Award was named in honor of the legendary KYW Newsradio Harrisburg bureau chief who died in 1993.)

Earlier stops in Philadelphia included WWDB-FM, where he was a reporter and an integral part of the morning news team. He was also station manager and news director for WBUX-AM in Doylestown (Bucks County).

Segall, a Philadelphia native, is a graduate of Central High School and Temple University.

Brad and his wife and their two sons make their home in Montgomery County.

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Montco Man Accused Of Murdering Toddler And Her Grandmother Asks Judge For Court Appointed Experts

Raghu Yandamuri, representing himself for the first time in a Montgomery County courtroom, asked Judge Steven O’Neill for a forensic pathologist and a computer animation expert who can reconstruct the crime scene.

17 hours ago

(The Montgomery County sheriff's Facebook page.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Montco Sheriff Turns To Social Media To Corral Deadbeat Parents

The sheriff’s department has done early-morning sweeps, and they want the public to take a look at their Facebook and Twitter accounts to see who they’re looking for.

23 hours ago

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Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco Customers

A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.

07/18/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Relocating Maintenance Facility, Making More Room For Mall

Work is underway on a $14-million project to relocate the turnpike’s Plymouth Meeting maintenance facility to the eastbound side of the toll road.

07/17/2014

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Bucks County Highway To Be Named in Honor of Slain Police Officer

Officer Brad Fox was shot and killed in September 2012 while patrolling the streets of Plymouth Township, but he grew up running around the streets of Warminster, Bucks County.

07/16/2014

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington, accompanied by her son, arrives at a district justice office in Abington to face theft and related charges.  March 2014 file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Prosecutors Urge Judge To Keep Sen. LeAnna Washington’s Trial in Montco

A multi-county grand jury indicted the 68-year-old state lawmaker, and the presiding judge selected Montgomery County as the venue for the trial.

07/16/2014

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Officials Say Gasoline Fumes Caused Scare in Skippack Neighborhood

Fire officials say they don’t know — and may never know — how the gasoline got into the groundwater.

07/14/2014

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Man Accused of Disposing of Granddad’s Body Held on $50,000 Bail

David St. Onge Jr. was arrested July 2nd and charged with helping his father dispose of the body of David Sr.’s father, whom David Sr. is accused of murdering.

David Sr. has been charged with the murder.

07/11/2014

(Tom Wolf chats with David Chandler of Chandler Bat Company.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Thinks Recent Corbett Action Was No Grand Slam

Visiting Chandler Bat Company, in Norristown, the challenger in the governor’s race took a swing at Corbett’s leadership skills.

07/11/2014

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Judge OKs Montco Official’s Lawsuit Against Private Mortgage Document Firm

The federal judge ruled that the private system for tracking transfers of mortgages known as “MERS” violated Pennsylvania law.

07/10/2014

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Couple Charged In April Hit-Run That Injured Teen in Ridley Park

Police say McCrea was behind the wheel of the truck that struck 18-year-old Christopher Brooks on Chester Pike. Her boyfriend is charged with disposing of the truck that hit the bicyclist.

07/09/2014

(The Ben Wilson Activities Center, in Warminster.  File photo provided)

Bucks County Extends Hours For Senior Centers During Post-Storm Outages

As if temperatures in the 90s weren’t bad enough, Tuesday night’s powerful storm knocked out power in several Bucks County communities.

07/09/2014

(Kathy Pape, president of Pennsylvania American Water Company, lower left, testifies before the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Pa. Lawmakers Reviewing Last May’s ‘Boil Water’ Advisories in Montco

The state House’s Consumer Affairs Committee was looking for answers to what caused May’s service disruption.

07/08/2014

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Contestant Gets Happy Surprise On Her Way To Miss Pennsylvania Crown

Khari Siegfried, 26, has been competing in pageants for ten years but never thought that road would lead her to her birth parents.

07/08/2014

(Joseph Franzone is escorted out of Montgomery County Court after his sentencing.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Admitted ‘Wedding Crasher’ Thief Sentenced to Prison in Montco

Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy called Joseph Franzone a “one-man crime spree” who preyed on vulnerable victims as they were celebrating one of the most special days in their lives.

07/07/2014

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