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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

Backyard chickens in Nottingham, Chester County. (Credit: Patricia Moshanko)

Expert: Backyard Farmers Should Suit Up To Keep Chickens Safe From Disease

It’s a good idea to adopt practices that’ll help keep your chickens healthy and productive.


Showboat Casino building in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

While Showboat Satellite Campus Bid Remains Stalled, Stockton University Sends Reassuring Letter To Prospective Freshmen

Stockton University Dean of Enrollment John Iacovelli says it’s his job to stay in touch with students who’ve been accepted but haven’t committed.


(Historic reënactors fire a volley during ceremonies at Christ Church Burial Ground, at 5th and Arch Streets, in Old City Philadelphia.  Photo by Molly Daly)

Old City Ceremony Honors Long-Forgotten Civil War Hero

Christ Church Burial Ground placed a plaque honoring Maj. Charles Izard McEuen, a founding member of the Union League who was later killed in battle just days before the Civil War ended.


Decoration Day at Laurel Hill Cemetery. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Laurel Hill Cemetery Pays Tribute To Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice For Our Country

Members of the public joined veterans and Civil War re-enactors Sunday to pay tribute to those who gave all, and those who stood behind them.


(Microscopic View of Philadelphia. Chromolithograph by Herline & Co. Published by John Weik, Philadelphia, 1869. Zebooker Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Photo used with permission.)

Upcoming Program At Wagner Free Institute Of Science Looks Back At Pivotal Year: 1865

The Wagner Free Institute of Science celebrates the 150th anniversary of its North Philadelphia home with a free program Wednesday evening that explores how the major events of 1865 played out in Philadelphia and influenced its future.


NTSB's Robert Sumwalt (credit: Mark Makela/Getty Images)

NTSB Investigator Dispels Bullet Theory In Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment

One element of the investigation is the belief that the locomotive’s windshield was hit by a projectile just before the train went off the rails.


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Authorities Search For Two Police Impersonators Who Threatened Security Guard Inside Juniata Park Supermarket

Authorities in Philadelphia are looking for a pair of suspected police impersonators who threatened a security guard inside the Fresh Market on East Erie Avenue.


A donor is wheeled to an operating room for a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital June 26, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Doctors from Johns Hopkins transplanted the kidney from a living donor into the patient recipient. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Need For Organ And Tissue Donors

A local expert who attended the race says that, as the field of tranplantation has grown, so has the need for donors.


Malvin Vincent, tending a plot at Eastwick Community Garden. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Local Gardeners Take Advantage Of Beautiful Spring Day

After a cold and seemingly endless winter, the signs of spring are everywhere, including at he Eastwick Community Garden in Southwest Philly.


Why did the toad cross the road? (Credit: Chris Hand)

It’s Toad Detour Time In Upper Roxborough

After a long winter spent hibernating under the leaves in the woods of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, toads get the urge for moving — and mating.


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Chilling New Details Emerge In Kidnapping Of Center City Jewelry Store Employee

Police say the 53-year-old victim was punched, kicked, choked and tasered seven times by her abductors during her ordeal.


(A sign hangs of the doors of Saint Laurentius Church, in Northeast Philadelphia, that reads: "Save Our Church."  File photo by KYW's Molly Daly)

19th Century Church In Northeast Philadelphia To Be Demolished

The Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced plans to demolish a northeast Philadelphia church that dates back to the late 19th century despite efforts of residents and former parishioners to save the structure.


Rabbi Denise Eger (Credit: BerlinRosen)

Largest Rabbinical Organization In North America Welcomes First Openly Gay President

The Central Conference of American Rabbis, the main organization of Reform rabbis in North America, is convening this week in Center City and is marking a milestone.


Snowy Owl photographed in a New Castle County, Delaware  corporate park in December 2013. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Tech Used To Track Snowy Owls As Fundraising Efforts Take Flight

This year’s snowy owl crop is offering researchers a treasure trove of info, while a fundraising effort to support the work is underway.


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Philadelphia Police ID DUI Suspect Who Died While In Custody

Authorities have released the name of the DUI suspect who died late Friday night while in custody at Philadelphia Police headquarters.