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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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(credit: Tim Jimenez)

Thousands Pedal From Philly To Atlantic City For Annual Tour de Shore

The 28th annual Tour de Shore raised $820-thousand for the nonprofit Irish Pub Children’s Foundation.

07/19/2015

(Photo by David Surowiecki/Getty Images for Bloomingdale's)

Bloomingdale’s To Open Outlet Store In Center City This Fall

This will be the first one of their outlet stores in the Philadelphia area.

07/16/2015

(Credit: Erika von Tiehl/CBS3)

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Sequel Hits Bookstores

The hype is over and readers here and across the country are expected to hit the book store today as the literary classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” gets a different, controversial take.

07/14/2015

(Credit: CBS3)

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By SEPTA Bus

Police say a man was hit and killed by a SEPTA bus near 11th and Walnut Streets around 1am Tuesday.

07/07/2015

VANCOUVER, BC - JULY 05:  Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States of America celebrates after her third goal against Japan with Megan Rapinoe #15 in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

South Jersey Celebrates Its Local World Cup Champion

A historic hat trick and three goals for Lloyd, who helped lead Team USA to their third World Cup Championship.

07/06/2015

(credit: Ocean City Fire and Rescue Services)

Five Rescued From Fire Near Ocean City Boardwalk

Six people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized after a shore house fire in Ocean City, New Jersey overnight.

07/05/2015

Triple A Mechanic Richard Santiago demonstrating the penny test. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Hitting The Road For A Getaway? Make Sure Your Tires Are Up To Speed

Triple A says one of the most common calls they get for roadside assistance in the summer has to do with tire problems.

07/01/2015

Michaela Majoun blows a kiss to wellwishers on hand for her final WXPN broadcast, at World Café Live.  Photo by Tim Jimenez

WXPN Morning Host Michaela Majoun Wraps Up 25-Year Career On Air

At 10am, Majoun’s two and a half decades on WXPN , the University of Pennsylvania’s noncommercial radio station, came to a close.

06/30/2015

Allison Munch at the 2015 Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup. Also softball interpreter for New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

South Jersey Umpire Demonstrates True Love Of The Game

For 61-year-old Allison Munch, her passion for her sport has never wavered.

06/27/2015

Philadelphia's Gazela, built in 1901 in Portugal. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Tall Ships Festival Sails Into Philadelphia

Its Opening Day for the Festival along the Delaware River.

06/25/2015

(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Strong Winds, Storms Damage Deptford Mall

At the entrance near the Boscov’s and J.C. Penney department stores, there’s a sheet of metal hanging over the entrance, which is taped-off for safety.

06/24/2015

(Taylor Sirolli, from St. Joseph High School in Hammonton, takes her turn at bat with the Tri-Cape team at the Carpenter Cup softball classic, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

High School Softball Tourney Underway Again in South Philadelphia

Some 250 players were hitting the fields at FDR Park for the 11th annual Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup.

06/22/2015

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2 Pa. Troopers Injured As High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash in Royersford

Reading police say they were chasing 35-year-old Daniel Arroyo-Vazquez after he got into a victim’s car at gunpoint, injected heroin, and eventually drove off, leaving the victim behind.

06/15/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

NTSB: Engineer Of Amtrak Train 188 Was Not Using Phone At Time Of Derailment

The big question from the days after Amtrak 188’s derailment to last week’s Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.

06/10/2015

Train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Four Weeks After Deadly Amtrak Crash, Federal Railroad Administration Issues New Train Speed Recommendations For Commuter Lines

The Federal Railroad Administration recommendations include adjustments to Automatic Train a Control systems at curves, more speed warning signs along the rails for operators to see, and the possibility of a second crew member in the cabin.

06/09/2015

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