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Molly Daly

Molly DalyMolly attended Hallahan High School, LaSalle College, and Temple University, but left in her senior year.

A woman of exceptional vocal talents, Daly has worked delivering singing telegrams and performing in a rock band. She once worked as a backup singer for rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry.

A lover of many kinds of music, she has also co-produced a video documentary on Sunset Park, a country music mecca in Southern Chester County. She interviewed bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, plus Kitty Wells and Johnny Wright, Marty Stuart, Riders in the Sky and others.

She first came to KYW to do “voiceover” announcements for the station, then moved into her anchor role two years later.

Television viewers have seen Daly on KYW-3′s “Ask the Experts” segments and on television commercials. She has also worked on the Philadelphia-based CBS Television series, “Hack,” and way back in 1981 she was an extra in the John Travolta movie “Blow Out.”

Daly is proud of her connection to one of Philadelphia’s most notable families: her mother and actress Grace Kelly (later the Princess of Monaco) were first cousins. Her paternal grandfather, T.A. Daly, was a columnist and poet whose “Rhymes and Ripples” column was a popular feature in the Evening Bulletin.

Molly is an avid birder, amateur naturalist, and fan of British folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention, singer/songwriter/guitar god Richard Thompson, and English pop band XTC. A cat-lover,she also supports spay-neuter programs and the adoption of shelter animals.

Molly Daly has been a news anchor for KYW Newsradio since April, 1999. She honed her highly energetic style during a tenure of more than 7½ years at the television shopping channel “QVC.”

Connect with Molly Daly on Twitter: @ThisMollyDaly

Chopper 3 over the scene in Northeast Philadelphia on November 4, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Investigation Underway After Body Found In Delaware River

When the Marine Unit arrived, they found the body of a young girl on the riverbank.

11/04/2015

A child casts her ballot at the Please Touch Museum.
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Children Cast Their Ballots At Please Touch Museum’s Special Election Day Program

Kids visiting the Please Touch Museum got the chance to immerse themselves in the Election Day experience.

11/03/2015

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Senior Expo At Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Draws Big Crowd

Morgan Cephas, Councilman Jones’s Director of Community Outreach, says it’s often tough for older people to find the help they need.

10/27/2015

(Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, in 2013 file photo by Keith Tsuji/ Getty Images)

Dalai Lama Set To Receive NCC’s Liberty Medal, Although Not In Person

His Holiness is sending two representatives to accept the Liberty Medal on his behalf.

10/25/2015

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Masonic Library And Museum Adds Significant Historical Painting To Its Collection

A new painting depicting a remarkable moment in American history was unveiled Tuesday at the Masonic Library and Museum in Center City.

10/21/2015

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Phila. Police Seek Public’s Help In Finding Man Wanted In Late August Shooting

Philadelphia Police are renewing their appeal for help in finding the man they say shot a motorist as he drove through an intersection in East Germantown this past summer.

10/19/2015

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Philadelphia Shell Club Holds Annual Show At Academy Of Natural Sciences

With 10 million specimens, the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences is the 3rd largest in the world.

10/18/2015

File photo from the 2014 festival (Credit: 8static Festival)

Philly Festival Celebrates Making Music With Old Game Boys

Old Game Boys and obsolete computers aren’t all gathering dust. Some of them are being used to create new music.

10/16/2015

news conference and rally announcing Green Justice Philly coalition. (Photo provided)

New Coalition Launches Initiative To Fight For A Clean, Healthy Economy In Philly

Green Justice Philly’s members include more than 20 environmental and economic justice organizations.

10/15/2015

Birthday Cake

Federal Judge Rules ‘Happy Birthday’ Song Copyright Claims Invalid

The plaintiffs included a group of filmmakers who are making a movie about the song.

09/24/2015

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Police: Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide, Arrest Made

Police say an arrest was made on Tuesday.

09/16/2015

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Saturday Mail Delivery In Eight City ZIP Codes In Limbo On Papal Weekend

The United States Postal Service will temporarily put Saturday mail delivery and pickup on hold in eight Center City ZIP codes when Pope Francis visits Philadelphia.

09/15/2015

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Red Paw Emergency Relief Team: Include Pets in Evacuation Plan

Red Paw Emergency Relief Team founder Jen Leary says when you rehearse your escape plan with your human family, make sure you include your critters.

09/10/2015

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West Philly Man Shot Multiple Times After Answering Knock On Door

When the door opened, one of the three gunmen opened fire, hitting the man four times.

08/30/2015

After the passage of a cold front, radars along the east coast are saturated with birds, appearing as a continuous surface of blues from New York’s Long Island down to the northeast coast of Florida. (Credit: David La Puma, Director of the Cape May Bird Observatory)

Doppler Radar Shows Bird Migration

Birders are using a valuable weather tool to track whether, and where, the birds are moving.

08/28/2015

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