Kim Glovas

Kim GlovasKim Glovas has been covering breaking and developing news as a reporter for KYW Newsradio since 1984, winning honors for “Regional Affairs Council” reporting along the way.

She has been honored by a number of professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has also received a special citation from the Pennnsylvania House of Representatives for her work.

Glovas is a lifelong Pennsylvania resident. She grew up in Easton, Pa. and attended college at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds a BA degree in journalism.

Glovas’ career includes stints at WSAN in Allentown, WEST-AM and WLEV-FM in Easton, and WHWH/WPST in Princeton, NJ.

Kim and her husband Paul Kurtz, who also works at KYW Newsradio, have four sons and live in Holland, Pa.


Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children ("WePAC").

Kim Glovas, serving as a volunteer reader to children at the West Philadelphia Alliance For Children (“WePAC”).

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas

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Man Found Shot To Death In North Philly

The victim shot numerous times in the back.


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PECO Gets Big Fine After Gas Explosion Levels Home

A settlement has been reached between PECO and the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.



Woman Sentenced For Slashing Tires On City Owned Vehicles

The woman who confessed to slashing tires on vehicles parked outside the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has been sentenced for her crimes.


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Woman Killed, Man Injured In NE Philadelphia Shooting

Police said the woman was declared dead at the scene in between two parked cars.


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Nearly 6,000 Funeral Directors Attend Convention In Center City

Fifty seven hundred funeral directors from across the country and around the world are in town to see what’s new in the funeral industry.



New Website Aims To Help Voters Make Informed Decisions On Entire Ballot

It’s called Ballot Ready, and its mission is to inform voters about every candidate on their personal ballot.


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Survey: Biggest Problem Facing Philadelphia Is Public Safety

44-percent of those surveyed said public safety was the top problem facing the city.


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Tentative Agreement Reached To End PA State College Strike

The APSCUF sent out a Tweet Friday announcing the agreement.


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Teen Arrested For Lower Merion Carjackings

The carjackings happened between September 15th and October 13th.



Historic North Philly School Reopens In New Location

Saint Malachy had it’s grand re-opening Monday at North 11th and West Thompson streets.


Before–After Examples of Remediation Treatments of an Abandoned Building (credit: Penn UrbanHealth)

Fixing Blighted Properties Creates Positive Social Change, Study Finds

New research shows fixing up blighted properties and vacant lots reduces gun violence and the cost associated with it.


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Cops: Driver Who Ran Red Light In Fatal Blvd Crash Was Racing To Hospital To See Father

A preliminary investigation found the 18-year-old driver was in a hurry and ran the red light to get to Temple Hospital.


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Homeless Woman Allegedly Stabbed Man 77 Times Before Setting Fire

Fifty-two-year-old Tina Vanderhorst was arrested and charged with murder, robbery, arson, causing a catastrophe and related crimes.



11 Weeks Until Christmas, Some People Already Finished Shopping

Schulz said one in four American shoppers plan to be finished with holiday shopping by November 30th.


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Navy Ship Honors Pennsylvania’s Longest Serving Congressman

Several thousand people crowded Penn’s Landing Saturday morning for the commissioning of the USS Murtha, an amphibious transport dock ship of the United States Navy.




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