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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.

Connect with Kim Glovas on Twitter: @KimGlovas

(Carole Neal.  Image provided by Phila. PD)

Missing Woman With Mental Health Issues Located in Good Condition

Philadelphia police were searching for Carole Neal, 63, after she was reported missing.

01/10/2014

(State senators Larry Farnese, partially hidden, and Mike Stack, right, listen as Sen. Daylin Leach describes efforts to gain passage of marriage equality legislation in Pennsylvania.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Pa. Legislators Propose Sidestepping Colleague Who is Blocking Marriage Equality Bill

“If I were the speaker (of the Pennsylvania House), I would refer the bill to another committee,” Sen. Daylin Leach said today. “There is no law that requires this to be referred to the state government committee.”

01/07/2014

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Extreme Cold Has Amtrak, NJ Transit, SEPTA Making Some Changes

Commuters who use AMTRAK trains may need to check the schedule in the morning, because fewer trains will be running because of the bitter cold.

01/06/2014

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Local College To Open Center For Entrepreneurship

The idea is to bridge different fields of interest with an eye on marketing a product or service.

01/04/2014

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Crews Continue Clearing Snow Covered Roads In Camden County

“Secondary roads are still a little bit of a mess because of the refreeze, you salt the roads and then as it gets slushy it freezes up, impossible to get up,” Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard said.

01/03/2014

File Photo (A city truck is loaded with salt  at the Streets Department Highway Yard on Whitaker Avenue.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

We’re Still Clearing Philadelphia Streets, City Officials Say

The Philadelphia Streets Department continues to plow and salt in an effort to get roads cleared in all neighborhoods.

01/03/2014

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Philadelphia Police Warn of Pickpockets In Coffee Shops During Holiday Season

Philadelphia police report an uptick in pickpocket thefts this time of year, especially in coffee shops and cafés.

12/24/2013

A rig drills for natural gas at a hydraulic fracturing site owned by EQT Corp.
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Local Environmental Group Applauds Pa. High Court Decision on Fracking Law

The group Penn Environment says the decision will give local government more power over where fracking can — and cannot — occur in their communities.

12/20/2013

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Elderly East Falls Woman Sentenced In Cat Hoarding Case

Marjorie Bamont, 82, was charged on October 31st of this year with animal cruelty, after the PSPCA found 14 live cats, one dead cat, and one dog in the home.

12/19/2013

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Kermit Gosnell Gets 30 Years In Drug Sentencing

A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for distributing painkillers.

12/16/2013

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Sexual Assault Survivor Creates Program To Help Students Deal With Difficult Situation

A woman raped 23 years ago as a college freshman has turned her life around and is now speaking to professionals who handle sexual assault cases.

12/14/2013

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SW Phila. Man Charged With Hijacking Taxicab, Fleeing Police After Crash

Police say Washington jumped into a taxicab at a gas station at Broad and South Streets while the driver was refueling.

12/13/2013

(Haddonfield, NJ looked like a Currier & Ives landscape on Sunday afternoon when a surprise snowstorm dumped 5-10 inches on the region.   Photo by Steve Butler)

Camden County Gets Ready For Next Snowy Blast

Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard says when the Sunday snow storm hit, plows weren’t even mounted on trucks. Now they are.

12/09/2013

(A rowing crew from Philadelphia takes a workout in the Cooper River after the Schuylkill became unusable due to recent rains.  Credit: David Madden)

Cooper River Dredging To Begin Next July

The Cooper River will be dredged beginning next July and that means the rowing community is going to have to look for other venues for 2014.

12/08/2013

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TSA Changes Its Checkpoint Process For Some Passengers

If you fly, you may be noticing some random passengers getting a stream lines security treatment. The Transportation Security Administration is changing its checkpoint process a little.

12/07/2013

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