Robin Culverwell

(Don Tollefson, center, on Feb. 18th, 2014.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Going From Jail To Treatment Facility Ahead of Fraud Hearing

Prosecutors say Tollefson, 61, took more than $100,000 from dozens of people over the course of three years, soliciting money for a number of charities but never delivering on promises made.

03/26/2014

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Warmer Weather Couldn’t Get Here Soon Enough For Green Thumbs

The snow, the wind, the ice, has left gardeners with broken branches, layers of leaves, and a muddy mess in low-lying areas, but for those who love to toil in the soil it’s fun waiting to be had.

03/22/2014

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Police: 2nd Grade Teacher Charged With Inappropriately Touching Students In Delaware County

Charges have been filed against second-grade teacher Paul Hochschwender.

03/12/2014

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Bail Set At $1 Million For Man Accused In Hammer Attack

KYW’s Robin Culverwell reports the attorney representing the suspect says police have the wrong man.

02/27/2014

The brown marmorated stink bug. (credit:  PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cold Weather Not Extreme Enough To Kill Off Pesky Insects

Insects we share the planet with have adapted to the cold temps we’ve been seeing lately.

02/01/2014

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Ice Jam On Delaware River Prompts Flood Warning For Bucks And Mercer Counties

An ice jam on the Delaware River just south of the Trenton Morrisville Bridge has prompted officials to issue a flood warning for Bucks and Mercer Counties.

01/08/2014

(An Acela train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Amtrak Resuming Full Service Following Two-Day Cold Snap

Passengers who bought a ticket but chose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel.

01/08/2014

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Warming Temperatures Trigger Flood Concerns Along Ice-Jammed Del. River

Officials say the river was 65-percent blocked by 1-2 foot chunks of ice on Wednesday, leading to a seven-foot rise in the river level.

01/08/2014

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Local Professor Suggests Teen Sex Abuse Victims Confront Trauma Head-On

Prolonged exposure therapy has patients discuss traumatic memories and face stressful situations.

12/26/2013

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Time To Start Thinking About Recycling The Tree (And Electronics As Well)

By now, the Christmas tree is up and decorated (hopefully!), but it’s the time to mark your January calendar for recycling — both tree recycling and “e” recycling — as in electronics.

12/22/2013

(This Kraft Foods factory on Roosevelt Boulevard near Woodhaven Road was the scene of a workplace shooting in September 2010.)

Landmark Industrial Bakery on Roosevelt Blvd. May Shut Down

For the more than 300 workers employed at the former Kraft Foods bakery, this is bad news.

11/07/2013

(Orson Welles directed his "Mercury Theatre" players in a radio production of "The War of the Worlds" on October 30, 1938.)

Central N.J. Town Recalls The Night Martians ‘Landed’ In Radio Play

Exactly seventy-five years ago, a CBS Radio broadcast of “The War of the Worlds,” produced and directed by Orson Welles, sent Americans into widespread panic.

10/30/2013

Jamie and Karen Moyer (credit: Getty Images)

Moyers Visit Philadelphia For Screening Of Documentary About Kids And Grieving

Former World Series champion pitcher Jamie Moyer is back in town for a camp conference and private screening of an HBO documentary about kids and grieving. A topic near and dear to both HIS and his wife’s heart.

10/10/2013

(The City Tavern, at 138 South Second Street, corner of Walnut.  File photo)

US Gov’t Tells Philly’s City Tavern: We’re Closed, So You’re Closed

The opportunity to try a meal that our forefathers might have enjoyed was snatched from the table by the current members of Congress, who have failed to end the federal budget deadlock.

10/02/2013

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2 Local Professionals Among MacArthur Foundation Fellows

Two area professionals are among this year’s crop of MacArthur Foundation Fellows, each winning national recognition for their work as well as a financial award.

09/25/2013

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