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

John McCain dies at 81. Remembering the Maverick

Legendary Arizona Sen. John McCain has died at age 81.

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

$500 Million for Nassar survivors: Only the beginning of a very long healing process.

DK ONLINE: This week it was reported that officials at Michigan State University have agreed to a $500 million settlement with the sexual assault survivors of Larry Nassar, the former school employee and U.S. Olympics physician convicted earlier this year of abusing numerous girls and women under the guise of medical treatment. The settlement is … Continue reading

Witness: Democracy’s Present Meets the Past

It was an incredible sea of humanity in front of Independence Hall last night. Thousands came out for the rally for Hillary Clinton. It is, however, true that many showed up for a free acoustic set from two legendary Jersey boys:  Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi. As I snapped the picture above I could … Continue reading

A Week at the DNC

It was history and it happened right in my own back yard. I was there to see Hillary Clinton’s first appearance on the campaign trail since not only becoming the official Democratic presidential nominee, but of course becoming the first woman to be nominated by a major political party in the United States. This was … Continue reading

Dangerous Democracy 

Note: Originally posted on Dave Kinchen’s Facebook page on March 13th, 2016.  “Somebody’s going to emergency. Somebody’s going to jail.” It’s the title of a great episode of The West Wing; a show I watched a lot in the 90s and early 2000s- when I was majoring in politics at Michigan State University. But that … Continue reading