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Senator H. John Heinz III of Pennsylvania. (Photo credit: US Senate)

KYW Flashback: Senator John Heinz Among 7 Victims Of Lower Merion Plane Crash

Tragedy involving children is always tough to cover, and as the father of a six-year old just starting school, the mid-air collision of a helicopter and a small plane carrying Senator John Heinz was particularly heart wrenching.

04/03/2015

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Gun Rights Group Sues Philadelphia Suburb

Firearm Owners Against Crime filed the lawsuit against Lower Merion on Friday, saying a law requiring a special permit to carry guns in township parks was vague and could mislead gun owners into thinking guns are banned.

03/24/2015

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Counterfeit Money Reportedly Floating Around Montgomery County

Fake $100 bills are reportedly floating around Lower Merion, putting businesses and consumers are on alert in Montgomery County.

03/11/2015

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Official: Heat Restored At Apartment Building In Lower Merion

A Lower Merion Township official tells CBS 3 Eyewitness News heat has been restored at a apartment building in Lower Merion, Montgomery County.

02/17/2015

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Officials Meet Face-To-Face With Community Members After Snow Shovelers Questioned In Lower Merion

The issue of racial profiling drew a crowd to a community center in Lower Merion, Montgomery County this afternoon. The meeting followed two incidents in which cops stopped black men who were shoveling snow.

02/08/2015

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Police Reveal Findings Of Investigation After Snow Shovelers Stopped, Questioned In Lower Merion

Police say to date no one has ever been issued a citation for snow shoveling in Lower Merion. Officials are now going to take another look at that ordinance to see if it needs to be made more specific.

02/04/2015

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Lower Merion Police Accused Of Racial Profiling After Stopping And Questioning Snow Shovelers

On Wednesday evening, Police Superintendent Mike McGrath stepped before cameras, saying that the stopping of the two snow shovelers yesterday and two others in the same neighborhood had nothing to do with racial profiling.

01/29/2015

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Traffic Snarled On Schuylkill Expressway After Crash

Crews responded to the scene on the eastbound side of the Schuylkill Expressway near Conshohocken around 11:15 a.m.

11/10/2014

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Local School Districts Preparing For Potential Enterovirus 68 Spread

“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.

09/13/2014

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Dog Walkers Take A Bite Out Of Crime In Lower Merion

Lower Merion Community Watch partnered with the Lower Merion Police Department for training classes to increase the eyes looking for crime.

06/07/2014

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Gladwyne Elementary To Dismiss Early Due To Power Outage

Gladwyne Elementary School in Lower Merion will close early today due to a power outage.

01/06/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Another Main Line Mom Charged With DUI Crash With Child In The Car

A 32-year-old mother faces drunk driving and child endangerment charges after police say she plowed into the rear of a car Thursday night in Villanova, causing a chain-reaction crash. Officers found her 5-year-old son in the backseat.

12/06/2013

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Three “Knockout” Attacks Reported In Philadelphia Area

“Knockout” attacks have been reported in several states around the country and now investigators believe three people have been attacked in our area.

11/20/2013

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Police Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Bala Cynwyd Bank Bandits; $10K Reward Offered

Police in Lower Merion along with the FBI are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects of an armed bank robbery in Bala Cynwyd earlier this week. A reward of up to $10,000 is also being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bandits.

11/08/2013

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Porn, al-Qaeda Mentions Spark Debate Over School Assembly On Web Safety In Lower Merion

The attorney general’s office blamed the problems on a “breakdown in communications” and said it was in discussions with the district to reschedule the Operation Safe Surf assemblies.

09/26/2013

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