Jim Melwert

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

New Safe Driving Program for Philadelphia Schools Gets Thumbs-Up From Students

The production is called Cinema Drive. It uses 3D video and interactive questions to teach teens the dangers they will face behind the wheel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(Don Tollefson, in undated publicity photo.)

Pause in Don Tollefson Fraud Trial as Defendant Complains of Blood Sugar Problem

Tollefson, who is diabetic, was taken by sheriff’s deputies to Doylestown Hospital to be checked out.

01/15/2015

(Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky speaks to Forbes' "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Melony Roy)

Nutter Thrilled Forbes’ ‘Under 30 Summit’ Makes Philly Long-Term Home

Forbes Magazine says the annual summit — which debuted in Philadelphia — will make the City of Brotherly Love its home for the foreseeable future.

01/05/2015

(Credit: ROSLAN RAHMAN/ AFP/ GettyImages)

App Allows People To Raise Money For Charity While Working Out

If your New Year’s resolution involves running, cycling or walking, there’s an app for your phone that might help maintain the motivation and raise money for charity in the process.

01/04/2015

(Volunteers help decorate the "Donate Life" float for the 2015 Rose Parade.  Image provided)

Bucks County Organ Donor Among 100 Recognized in 2015 Rose Parade Float

Barb Stebulis, of Ivyland, Pa., says she bought two roses for that float: one for her son, killed in a car crash in 2008, when he was 22, and the other for his heart recipient, Darrin.

01/01/2015

(SHELVES NEARLY BARE.  Won Song, in his shop that is about to close down.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

End of an Era As Center City Shoe Repair Shop Goes Out of Business

“I’m sad now, but I don’t have a choice,” says Won Song, who has run Superior Shoe Repair, in the 100 block of South 15th Street, behind the Union League, for 32 years.

12/31/2014

(Ollie.  File photo provided by Evan Greathouse)

Dog Who Helped Bensalem Woman Escape a Porch Pervert Still Missing

The dog, a four-year-old, long-haired dachshund named “Ollie,” has been missing ever since the Sunday night incident.

12/30/2014

(credit: Derek Fitzgerald)

Montgomery County Cancer Survivor Celebrates Spot In Major Endurance Event

41-year-old Fitzgerald is celebrating word that he’s won a spot at the starting line for the 2015 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii in October.

12/30/2014

File Photo: President Barack Obama and now PA Governor Tom Wolf at a rally at the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia on November 2, 2014. (File photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Year In Review: A New Governor Elected In Pa.

The race for Pennsylvania governor was one for the record books… and for the history books.

12/27/2014

The Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Last Call For Center City Fine-Dining Restaurant

The restaurant will stay open for breakfast and lunch. The hotel will close its doors in June to prepare for the transition.

12/26/2014

12/16/2014  incident at the Christmas Tree Shops. (Credit: Cherry Hill Police)

Cherry Hill Police Investigating Multiple Pick Pocket Cases

Cherry Hill Police are investigating multiple pick pocket cases and subsequent frauds that occurred in recent weeks.

12/19/2014

(Photo provided by Kintock Group)

Reflecting Decades of Integrity, Local Nonprofit Leader Awarded Presidential Pardon

Diane DeBarri is now CEO of the Kintock Group, a nonprofit organization that runs halfway houses and other services.

12/18/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Differing Views On Sony Pulling The Plug On “The Interview”

Some agree and others disagree views with Sony’s decision to pull the film.

12/18/2014

(A demonstration against racism at the federal building in Camden.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia ‘Die-In’ Causes Gridlock; Camden Demonstration More Orderly

In Camden, a “die-in” was held in front of the courthouse. A Philadelphia group blocked traffic on Broad Street.

12/12/2014

(A Philadelphia Parking Authority payment kiosk shows a "network failed" message during a period when PPA kiosks were unable to process credit card payments.  Photo by KYW's Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Parking Authority Fixes Its Kiosks’ Credit Card Glitch

Drivers needed cash today at Philadelphia parking kiosks, which refused to take credit or debit card payments.

12/08/2014

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