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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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Social Media Users Help ID Suspects In Assault Of Same-Sex Couple In Center City

A picture has surfaced on social media that apparently shows the suspects dining at a nice restaurant before the attack.

19 hours ago

The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City closed at 6am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Trump Plaza Shuts Down; 4th Atlantic City Casino To Close

The yellow signs are up on the doors to the boardwalk entrance of Trump Plaza. At 6am it became the fourth casino to close this year and the third since Labor Day Weekend.

09/16/2014

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Same-Sex Couple Speaks Out After Brutal Attack In Center City

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.

09/15/2014

(Workers refuel a generator being used to temporarily power traffic lights in Montgomery County, Pa. after Hurricane Sandy.   Credit: Michelle Durham)

Chester County, Pa. Gets Federal Funding For Emergency Generators

Getting around in the snow and ice is tricky enough, but when the traffic lights are out, the danger level rises, county officials note.

09/15/2014

The family of officer Brad Fox unveils the memorial sign on Route 263 in Warminster. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Stretch Of Highway In Bucks County Renamed To Honor Fallen Officer

The Hartsville Fire company was filled with those who knew and loved Officer Brad Fox Sunday.

09/14/2014

Philly U. President Dr. Stephen Spinelli, the late Senator's widow, Joan Specter, and son, Shanin Specter, after the ribbon cutting. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New Center At Philly U. Dedicated To Arlen Specter

Philadelphia University dedicated the new center for public service Thursday night.

09/12/2014

(Catherine Siciliano, of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, mans an information table  at the Kimmel Center.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Kimmel Center Film Screening For World Suicide Prevention Day

This is World Suicide Prevention Day, and last night, to raise awareness, there was a screening of a Robin Williams film at the Kimmel Center.

09/10/2014

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Eagles Fans Gear Up For Season Opener

Eagles fans, thrilled with the start of the regular season, tailgated outside of Lincoln Financial Field in advance of Sunday’s kickoff against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

09/07/2014

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Preliminary Hearing For Man Facing Charges In Videotaped Beating Of Philadelphia Park Ranger

The 19-year-old Pottstown man, facing felony assault charges for the viral video beating of a ranger in Love Park last month, had his preliminary hearing Thursday.

09/04/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio)

Hundreds Heading Home From The Shore After The Labor Day Weekend

Many stopping at the Farley Service Plaza were once shore-bound travelers.

09/01/2014

Twist of OCD perform onstage at the 2014 Budweiser Made In America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on August 30, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images  for Anheuser-Busch)

Made In America Music To The Ears Of Local United Way

The Made In America festival once again benefits the local chapter of the United Way.

08/31/2014

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Police: Teen Shot, Killed On Basketball Court In North Philadelphia

It happened around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday on 9th Street near West York Street.

08/26/2014

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Police Announce Arrest In Holmesburg Double Murder

Philadelphia police arrested a man who they say shot and killed two women in their Holmesburg home over the weekend.

08/26/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez)

City Releases Taney Dragons Parade Details

Mayor Michael Nutter made the surprise announcement Sunday during a homecoming celebration for the team at Love Park.

08/24/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio)

Friends, Fans Still Proud Of Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons

“Win or lose, they’re still in the hearts of Philly people,” one person said.

08/21/2014

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