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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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Non-Jury Trial Opens For Gulph Mills Man Charged With Murdering His Family

Joseph McAndrew Jr. is accused of using a samurai sword to murder his parents and twin brother inside their home more than three years ago. His defense is insanity.

08/07/2014

(West Valley Green Road Bridge, prior to its reopening.  Photo by Jodi Christman, used with permission)

Valley Green Bridge Over Wissahickon Creek Reopens — Temporarily — Ahead of Schedule

The West Valley Green Road Bridge, which links Whitemarsh and Springfield townships, was shut down in March after Penndot inspectors found structural problems.

08/06/2014

(Montgomery County law enforcement officials pose with the sheriff's department's K-9 corps, now sporting official police badges.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco K-9s Get Official Police Badges

County officials say the gold shields are just another level of safety for the dogs in case they get separated from their handlers during an incident or investigation.

08/05/2014

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Main Line Teacher Gets Prison After Taking Up With Former Student He Molested

Prosecutors say the law caught up with James Civello earlier this year when they found out he was living in Philadelphia with the same former student of the Shipley School with whom he had an illegal relationship.

08/04/2014

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P.F. Chang’s Names 33 Restaurants In Data Breach, Including Some In Philadelphia Area

Restaurants in Collegeville, Pa., Glen Mills, Pa., and Princeton, NJ are affected.

08/04/2014

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Ringleader of Comcast Ripoff Scam Sentenced to Prison in Montco

Prosecutors say Alston Buchanan employed more than two dozen people who would spread the word that, for an upfront payment, they could have their monthly Comcast bills reduced.

08/01/2014

(Mark Citron, following his arrest.  File photo by Jericka Duncan)

Jenkintown Teacher Gets Probation After Pleading Guilty to Sex With Student

The victim told the court that Mark Citron helped her through a difficult time in her life when she was 17 but began touching her inappropriately.

07/31/2014

(Penndot inspector Rober Slamon is brought into court for his hearing.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Two Charged in Alleged Scheme To Rip Off PennDOT and Taxpayers

Authorities arrested Thanh Nguyen, a Penndot contractor since 2009, and Robert Slamon, a state inspector whom prosecutors say was bribed by Nguyen to look the other way.

07/31/2014

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Four Plead Guilty in ‘Preppie Main Line Drug Ring’ Case

The four, labeled “sub-dealers” by prosecutors, pleaded guilty to numerous drug charges in Montgomery County Court.

07/30/2014

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Future Stars Of Broadway Under The Spotlight In Bucks County

It’s a once in a lifetime experience for 18 teens from throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties and New Jersey.

07/30/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mum on Changes To Security Procedures

Richard Plotts was able to walk into the Mercy Wellness Center carrying a gun that authorities say he used to killed his mental health caseworker and injure Dr. Lee Silverman before Silverman pulled his own gun and fired back.

07/29/2014

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Merck Announces Another Round Of Layoffs

On the heels of more than 650 job cuts at its West Point manufacturing and research plant in late 2013 and earlier this year, Merck plans to let go another 600 employees by the end of August.

07/28/2014

(Police gather near a doorway of Mercy Wellness Center following a shooting there.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Delco Police Official Calls Mercy Hospital Shooting Suspect a ‘Powder Keg’

Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says Richard Plotts has been “302’d,” or committed to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation, after trying to commit suicide numerous times.

07/25/2014

Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital.

Area Medical Facilities Consider Higher Security In Wake of Fatal Shooting

Even before this incident, a coalition of more than 60 hospitals in the Philadelphia area would meet regularly to talk about events that could disrupt care — everything from an “active shooter” incident to transit strikes and snowstorms.

07/25/2014

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Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin Overdoses

Police say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.

07/24/2014

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