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A New Chapter!

I have some news friends! After eight incredible years reporting for Fox 29 News in Philadelphia, I will be leaving the station later this month to serve as the Communications Manager for the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Violence Prevention. There is wonderful work happening, and they are saving lives every day. I look forward … Continue reading

One Year Later: Remembering the Vegas Massacre

DK ONLINE: One year has come and gone that fast. It is unbelievable. This time in 2017, I was on the ground in Las Vegas covering the worst mass shooting on American soil. Stephen Paddock unleased scores of rounds out of high-powered rifles from the upper floors of the Mandalay Bay hotel and resort, just … Continue reading

British Steel: The Legend of Judas Priest and guitarist K.K. Downing

DK ONLINE: It certainly is no secret music has changed dramatically in the last fifteen years or so. Nowadays “musicians” loop a few chords on a home laptop production system, add in some vocals with nonsense lyrics and call it the next big Billboard chart topper. What’s worse, sometimes they actually make it to the top … Continue reading

Witness: Seeing Presidential History Up Close

DK ONLINE: Every president has an immense impact on American history.  That impact consists of many layers: from the philosophy of a president to their world view. It’s in the speeches, the dignitaries they’ve met with, and the legislation they signed or refused to sign. Perhaps more broadly, it is the spirit a president can … Continue reading

Is Anybody Really Listening Anymore?

DK ONLINE: I have a confession. There is a deep, burning desire that simply must be shared with the world (or at least whoever reads this). I badly want this country to feel a sense of unity, or at least some kind of common ground. I’m not crazy though, nor am I naive.  Not everyone … Continue reading

AMERICA UNHINGED!? Are We Close To Losing It All?

DK ONLINE: Well…this has been one crazy week hasn’t it? It seems many celebrities are going off the rails with richly divisive rhetoric.  The latest episode came after talk show host and comedian Samantha Bee said she was sorry to First Daughter Ivanka Trump, after making an obscene remark about her while urging action on … Continue reading

Body Cam Video of Violent Wildwood, NJ Police Video Has Nation Talking

(Above: A still image from a body camera showing the controversial police encounter in Wildwood, NJ.) DK ONLINE: This week Wildwood Police released body camera footage of an intense encounter between a 20-year-old woman suspected of underage drinking and some officers who are accused of being too rough on her. The video of the Memorial Day … Continue reading

Phil Collins: Not Dead Yet? Thank God!

DK ONLINE: Some of the best entertainment news I’ve heard so far this year is that legendary pop rocker Phil Collins will be touring the United States this fall.  While I don’t usually equate fall with prime concert season (usually the best shows are during the summer), I am anticipating few other shows as much … Continue reading

Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes in New Jersey

(Pictured Above: Officials and medical staff of Cooper University Hospital gather after honoring Cooper trauma surgeon Dr. John Chovanes (in the tan suit) as the first ever Cooper Military Employee of the Year. Army Sergeant Corey Terry spoke at the event and is standing second on the left). DK ONLINE: It is always an honor and … Continue reading