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Tim Jimenez

Tim JimenezTim Jimenez is a general assignment reporter at KYW Newsradio 1060.

Tim, a native of Lansdale, Pa., is a proud Temple University alumnus.

He began his career as an intern at NBC 10 in the consumer alert department. From there he came to KYW Newsradio in October 2007 as a desk assistant / service aide while finishing his senior year at Temple.

His first shot at on-air work for KYW Newsradio was for a restaurant podcast for Hearphilly.com.   “Eat Like A Native” explored some of the hidden food gems in Philadelphia.

Eventually he worked his way up to become a morning drive writer, web editor, and reporter in October 2010.

Tim is a huge sports fan, basketball in particular. He considers himself to be a hoops junkie/historian and to this day works on perfecting his jump shot.

He also does color commentary for Philadelphia University men’s and women’s basketball.  In 2011 and 2012 he was a play-by-play announcer for the Reebok Breakout Challenge, which showcased some of the best high school basketball players in the country.

Connect with Tim Jimenez on Twitter: @TimJimenezKYW

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PSPCA Rescues Abandoned Dog From Choking In North Philadelphia

The brown and white pit bull type dog was tied to a chain link fence with a cable and electrical tape at Awbury Park in the northwest section of the city.

07/22/2014

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Prayers And Reflection At Philadelphia Ukrainian Church

Worshipers and clergy at a Northern Liberties Ukrainian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the Malaysian plane.

07/20/2014

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Tribute Mural Dedicated To Slain Philadelphia Police Officer Chuck Cassidy

A new mural, honoring the life of a slain Philadelphia police officer, was dedicated Wednesday evening. It is a fitting tribute in a Northeast Philadelphia rec center that meant so much to the officer and his family.

07/16/2014

Lightning over Center City Philadelphia as storms move in. (credit: Caskey Kuhn/CBS3)

Thousands Without Power, Some Flights Delayed As Storms Move Through Region

Thousands are without power with severe weather in our area.

07/15/2014

(Patrick Sanyeah, center, is father of two of the four children who died in the Saturday morning fire.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Father Of Children Who Perished In Gesner Street Fire Receives Letter From Mayor

Sanyeah reflects on a letter from the Mayor, who expressed sadness, sympathy and said firefighters did everything they could to save lives and the city would fully investigate the blaze. Sanyeah, still grieving, spent an hour meeting with Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison, which he calls positive.

07/14/2014

The students leaving for D.C. on Sunday (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Area Students In Nation’s Capital For Leadership Summit

Five area high schoolers, interning with the non-profit Philadelphia Youth Network, are in Washington D.C. for a Student Leaders Summit.

07/14/2014

Hanne at the Cannstatter Club. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio)

At The Cannstatter Club In Northeast Philadelphia, There’s Only One World Cup Team To Root For

There were watch parties all across the region for the World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina, including one in Northeast Philadelphia where there was only one team to root for.

07/13/2014

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World Cup Final Game Wraps Up An Exciting Few Weeks For Local Stores

Even though it’s Germany and Argentina for the championship, folks at a South Jersey shop say this year’s tournament has been a win for soccer in this country.

07/13/2014

(A model built from household objects by  middle schoolers is about to get a drop test at Bernard Harris Science Camp, in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Middle Schoolers Show Prowess at Science Camp at Temple U.

A group of middle school students, at Temple University for a two-week science camp, were playing the role of NASA engineers.

07/10/2014

Patrick Sanyeah (sitting and speaking) surrounded by friends and family. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Group Of SW Philly Residents March To City Hall To Demand Apology From Mayor Nutter

Members of the Southwest Philadelphia community devastated by last weekend’s fatal fire took their outrage to City Hall Wednesday evening.

07/10/2014

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Vice President Biden Visits Greek Orthodox Church In Philadelphia

There was a warm welcome for Vice President Biden in what he calls his second city. He spoke to clergy and lay people who are part of a faith he says he’s become familiar with through the years.

07/10/2014

Fire officials speak with members of community about fire safety and address concerns in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.  (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Fire Officials Still Working To Determine Cause Of Fire That Killed 4 Children In Southwest Philadelphia

Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer wouldn’t go into specifics, but acknowledges firefighters have gotten threats from angry residents in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.

07/07/2014

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Prayers, Donations Pour In For Victims Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

There were heavy hearts at a Sunday morning service in Southwest Philadelphia. It was held in a church on on the same block of the deadly house fire that killed four young children and displaced dozens of residents.

07/06/2014

(conductor Larry Blank leads the Philly Pops in its traditional Independence Day concert, relocated indoors this year due to weather.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Spirits Are Sunny Even As Iffy Weather Forces Philly Pops Holiday Concert Indoors

Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.

07/04/2014

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Higher Penalties For Texting While Driving In NJ Begin Today

Fines for texting or talking on your cell phone while driving in the Garden State have increased significantly.

07/01/2014

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