Kensington

Cadence restaurant co-owners
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A small BYOB in Olde Kensington that has only been around since March 2018 has received a major accolade from Food & Wine magazine. Not only is Cadence the only Philadelphia restaurant on the magazine's 2019 list of Best New Restaurants , but it is also landed at...
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Jerome Hill and Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The case against a Philadelphia man charged with attempting to murder a police officer last fall in Kensington will head to a higher court, after charges were upheld against him during a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning. Prosecutors first called their key witness:...
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An SUV in Kensington was hit by a bullet in a police-involved shooting.
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Dan Wing
May 21, 2019 - 8:04 am
UPDATED: 7:43 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer dressed in plain clothing shot a man with special needs Monday night in Kensington, because he thought the man had a gun. Police say the officer left a crime scene just before 9 p.m., and as he was driving down G...
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Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew
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Steve Tawa
May 06, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say it's too early to speculate whether a woman will be charged for abandoning her little girl in Kensington over the weekend. The special victims unit continues to investigate what happened. When police first put out an alert to find the toddler,...
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Courtesy of the Philadelphia Police Department
May 05, 2019 - 7:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say they have located the mother of a baby girl who was abandoned Saturday morning in the Kensington section of the city. According to police, at about 7:30 a.m. yesterday 35-year-old Desiree Frederick was along the 3100 block of E. Street when she...
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Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
April 16, 2019 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Street sweepers rolled through a Philadelphia residential neighborhood on Tuesday for the first time in more than 10 years. The pilot program restores a practice that was cut from the city budget during the 2008 recession. By popular demand, street sweeping is back in...
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Annual Philly Spring Cleanup
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Dan Wing
April 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The annual Philly Spring Cleanup got started Saturday morning with a kickoff event in Kensington. The cleanup is a city-wide event where volunteers and city leaders make their way out to neighborhood parks for a few hours of cleaning with a touch of love. Mayor Jim...
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Close to 200 people, many of whom were residents concerned about their safety, packed a community center in Port Richmond to voice concerns about a proposed safe injection site in their community.
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Kimberly Adams
April 04, 2019 - 10:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Close to 200 people - many were residents concerned about their safety - packed a community center in Port Richmond to voice concerns about a proposed safe injection site in their community. "I'm against it because my house is right on the same street, so I see all...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
March 29, 2019 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla has introduced legislation that could put a crimp in plans for a safe injection site in Kensington. Squilla proposed earlier this week to change the zoning for the 1800 block of Hilton Street from mixed-use to strictly...
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A new community partnership will help distribute $5 million worth of capital to underserved borrowers in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, with the goal of creating a resident-led revitalization effort.
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Cherri Gregg
March 25, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new community partnership will help distribute $5 million worth of capital to underserved borrowers in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, with the goal of creating a resident-led revitalization effort. Where many see blight in Kensington, the Kensington Lending...
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