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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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Group of Penn Students Rally For Mental Health Reform in Wake of 3 Student Suicides

Two dozen students and faculty gathered for what they call “The Green Ribbon Movement.”

03/31/2014

Dr. Bon Ku (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Homeless Hospital Patients Now Have A Care Facility Where They Can Recover

Homeless men who are hospitalized in Philadelphia now have a safe place to recover once they are discharged.

03/29/2014

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Local Expert Weighs In On College Athlete Union Ruling

A federal agency ruled that football players at a private Chicago University can be the first college athletes in the country to unionize. KYW’s Tim Jimenez spoke with a local expert on what this means for the future of college athletics.

03/26/2014

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Police: Officer, Suspect Exchange Gunfire in Feltonville

Philadelphia Police say an officer and a suspect exchanged gunfire Tuesday evening in the city’s Feltonville section.

03/25/2014

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Spike In Milk Costs Has Consumers, Companies Paying Near-Record Prices

Jerry Dryer, editor of the weekly Dairy & Food Market Analyst newsletter, says that trip down milk aisle is costing up to 5 percent more than a year ago.

03/25/2014

Saint Francis Xavier, The Oratory Catholic church (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Fairmount Church Gets Big Boost In Attendance Thanks To Social Media

It wasn’t a Flash Mob, but a “Mass Mob” on Sunday at St. Francis Xavier, The Oratory Catholic church in Fairmount.

03/23/2014

(June 6th, 2013: Kim Sizemore brings flowers to the site where her friend, Kim Finnegan, died the previous day.  Credit: Jericka Duncan)

Nutter Administration Plans Memorial at Site of 2013 Fatal Building Collapse

Mayor Nutter says the Salvation Army has offered to donate the site of last year’s collapse, at 22nd and Market Streets, for a memorial to the six people killed.

03/20/2014

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Owner Of The Oldest LGBT Bookstore In The Country Provides An Update On The Store’s Future

The longtime owner of the oldest, continuously operating LGBT bookstore in the country has been planning on selling the Philadelphia shop. Recently, during a celebration of the store’s 40th anniversary, he gave an update on the store’s future.

03/15/2014

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Celebration Of Bacon Comes To Northern Liberties

A festival is coming to Northern Liberties that might not be for the faint of heart.

03/14/2014

(The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle, headquarters of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  File photo by Jim Melwert)

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Limits Tuition Assistance To Children Of Clergy Abuse Victims

At the end of this school year, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it will no longer accept new applicants to its tuition assistance program for children of clergy sex-abuse victims.

03/11/2014

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Penn Medicine, CHOP Receive $3.25 Million Gift To Create Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received a $3.25 million dollar gift to establish a center dedicated to a degenerative disease affecting one in every 50,000 people in the world.

03/06/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Philadelphia School District Over Grooming Policy

A school police officer’s beard, his religious beliefs, and a grooming policy is the subject of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the School District of Philadelphia.

03/05/2014

Chester County Emergency Operations Center (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Chester County Officials Getting Head Start On Expected Winter Storm

The Chester County Emergency Operations Center was activated at noon Sunday, much earlier than usual for a storm like the one expected the Philadelphia area.

03/02/2014

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Slot Machines In Atlantic City May Soon Have Bigger Jackpots

Jackpots at some Atlantic City slot machines could soon be getting a big boost. New Jersey gaming officials approved a plan to participate in a slot system called “Powerbucks.”

03/01/2014

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Mayor Nutter, DC 47 Reach Contract Agreement

Mayor Michael Nutter and District Council Union 47 Chief Fred Wright signed an eight-year-contract for the city’s white collar union workers, who have been working without a deal since 2009.

02/25/2014

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