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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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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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Chestnut Hill School Where 3 Taney Dragons Attend Hosts Watch Party

A Chestnut Hill school community that’s home to three of the Taney Twelve held a watch party Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

Kristen Geddes of All 4 Paws Rescue with Macho (left) and Kahlua. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

‘Yappy Hour’ Held In Center City To Benefit Local Animal Rescues

Not a happy hour here at the Loew’s Hotel, but a “Yappy Hour” benefiting Street Tails Animal Rescue from Philadelphia and All 4 Paws Rescue out of Chester County.

08/19/2014

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Water Main Break In Northeast Philadelphia Leaves Dozens Of Homes, Businesses Without Service

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lardner and Farnsworth Streets in Mayfair.

08/19/2014

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Taney Dragons Win Game 1 Of Little League World Series

A lot of the attention has been on pitcher Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl throwing strikes at 70 miles per hour, impressing fans and her own parents.

08/15/2014

Tina Fey  arrives on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Upper Darby Stage Hosts Homecoming For Tina Fey

Actress and comedian Tina Fey is taking part in a fundraiser at her old stomping grounds this weekend.

08/15/2014

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Elderly Woman Hit By Train Near Septa’s Overbrook Station

It happened about 1:30pm on the inbound Regional Rail tracks near Overbrook Station.

08/14/2014

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SEPTA Reaches Tentative Deal With Regional Rail Electrical Workers

Regional Rail employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen walked off the job in June, but were forced back one day later, after a presidential emergency board was convened.

08/13/2014

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Revel Casino Building Now Faces An Uncertain Future

Despite casino closures, Atlantic City is still a destination that draws 25 million visitors a year.

08/13/2014

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Off Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

An off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer died in a motorcycle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

08/12/2014

Top Philadelphia Democrats will be pulling out the stops as they try to convince national party officials to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention right here. (credit: Mike Dunn/KYW)

Philadelphia Gets Two Days With Democratic National Committee To Seal The Deal On 2016 Convention

Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.

08/12/2014

(Tom Wolf, candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, center, chats with Alan Levin, CEO of Northeast Building Products.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Says State Should Do More For Philadelphia Schools

One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

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Local Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In On Data Breach Of More Than A Billion Usernames And Passwords

Balchunas says the magnitude of this breach is alarming but, just like any other case, it’s a warning for all of us.

08/06/2014

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Amazon Rolls Out Same Day Delivery In Philadelphia, 5 Other Cities

Amazon says you can now, “Get it today.”

08/06/2014

Communities in our area and across the country celebrated the 31st annual "National Night Out."  (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

North Philadelphia Neighborhood Takes Stands Against Crime, Gun Violence On National Night Out

Volunteer Nortavian Rogers, with recent tragedies in the city involving kids on his mind, looked around and felt some hope.

08/05/2014

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