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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.

(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

(Surveillance video images show the man who robbed a Walgreen's drugstore in Warminster, Pa.   Images provided by Warminster PD)

Police Seek Extra-Large Man Who Robbed Two Drugstores in Suburbs

Police say he shouldn’t be hard to miss: he’s described as six feet tall and could weigh between 300 and 350 pounds.

07/22/2014

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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.

07/21/2014

(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.

07/21/2014

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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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