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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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A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Touts Success Of Weekend Overnight Subway Pilot Program

SEPTA’s Assistant General Manager of Operations Ron Hopkins says so far, the two full weekends of this pilot program has seen a 40 percent jump in ridership on Saturdays and more than 60 percent increase on Sundays as the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines operate in the overnight hours.

06/30/2014

St. Ann Church In bucks County held a final serive Sunday. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Emotional Final Service For Bucks County Catholic Church Set To Close

The 108-year-old Church of St. Ann in Bristol Borough, Bucks County celebrated their final mass Sunday.

06/29/2014

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Neshaminy School Board To Vote On Paper’s ‘Redskin’ Ban

The Neshaminy School Board finally votes tonight on a policy change that prohibits editors of the high school newspaper from completely banning the word “Redskins” in its pages.

06/26/2014

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5 Honored At KYW Newsradio’s Women’s Achievement Awards

“(The event) is fantastic, because it recognizes women who really achieved in their career but also in the community,” said keynote speaker Christina Weiss Lurie, film producer and an owner of the Philadelphia Eagles.

06/25/2014

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Surprising Testimony From Traffic Court Administrator On Ticket-fixing Scandal

A traffic court administrator spoke about taking calls from the office of former Councilman — now Mayor — Michael Nutter.

06/24/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

Nate, along with many other soccer fans are ready for Sunday's big game. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Fans Gearing Up for U.S. World Cup Game

A World Cup block party is taking place in Center City and a lot of local soccer die-hards got the party started early.

06/22/2014

(Revel Casino-Hotel.  File photo provided)

Revel Files Second Bankruptcy In 2 Years; Threatens Shutdown Without Buyer

Shortly after distributing the letters, Revel filed a Chapter 11 petition with the federal bankruptcy court, its second in as many years. Revel said it hopes to find a buyer quickly.

06/19/2014

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Man Shot In The Head In Southwest Philadelphia

One man is dead after a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia Wednesday night.

06/18/2014

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Man Shot 6 Times In Overbrook

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 900 block of Edgemore Road.

06/18/2014

Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Local Soccer Fans Gather To Watch United States’ Dramatic Win Over Ghana

Hundreds of fans, in their red, white and blue, gathered in Northern Liberties to watch the United States’ dramatic win versus Ghana in the World Cup.

06/16/2014

(Image from surveillance video provided by Phila. PD)

Phila. Police Seeking Pair Who Stole Laptops Worth $18,000 From Manayunk School

A police officials says it’s possible the two young men are Dobson students.

06/16/2014

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Presidential Emergency Board Schedules Hearings In SEPTA Labor Dispute

SEPTA announced Sunday that hearings on the labor dispute will take place next week before an emergency board, established by President Barrack Obama.

06/15/2014

Prostate Health International Father's Day Gary Papa Run (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Thousands Turn Out For 12th Annual Gary Papa Run

Thousands spent Sunday morning taking part in the 12th annual Prostate Health International Father’s Day Gary Papa Run outside of the Philadelphia Art Museum.

06/15/2014

EPA Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy Stoner speaking to participants of annual Schuylkill River Sojourn. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Nation’s Top Water Official Discusses Proposed Rule To Clarify Clean Water Act During Valley Forge Visit

The top water official in the country paid a visit to Valley Forge National Historical Park Thursday. She spoke to kayakers, anglers and others about a proposed rule to clarify the Clean Water Act.

06/12/2014

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