Kensington

Paul Sulock, in a light-blue T-shirt, leaves Temple University Hospital.
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Paul Kurtz
November 08, 2018 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 4 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia police officer shot in the line of duty in Kensington Wednesday morning has been released from the hospital. Going home: wounded Philly cop Paul Sulock saluted by fellow officers as he leaves hospital. pic.twitter.com/Uo3wvcejC7 —...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after he was shot and wounded Wednesday morning while attempting to stop a shooting in Kensington. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said the incident happened at G and Madison streets some time after 11 a.m. Officers had...
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Dan Wing
November 01, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several city agencies and groups of volunteers from the community teamed up for a massive cleaning project in Kensington Thursday morning. Led by the city's Community Life Improvement Program , the group set up shop near the Kensington and Allegheny SEPTA station,...
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Jessica Ledee Davila
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 31, 2018 - 8:10 am
UPDATED: 11:15 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police have identified the driver in Monday night's fatal hit-and-run in Kensington as 34-year-old Jessica Ledee Davila. She faces involuntary manslaughter, driving without a license and assault charges. She turned herself in on...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
October 30, 2018 - 7:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a homeless woman in the Kensington section of the city. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday at Kensington Avenue and Cambria Street. Police said a vehicle was speeding away from...
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Aug 21, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A general view of the William Penn statue atop City Hall during the 2017 partial solar eclipse in Philadelphia, PA.
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Pat Loeb
October 18, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled a new plan to address the opioid epidemic two weeks after declaring a disaster in Kensington. He revealed the plan at the Emergency Operations Center, which the city uses to respond to snow storms and major events, to underscore...
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Shara Dae Howard
October 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who is believed to have tried to set fire to a 27th District patrol car. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew says it was an early start for the would-be arsonist. "This morning, at approximately 7 a.m., patrol car...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner explains the results of a nine-month-long investigation that linked 57 people to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood.
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Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an extensive nine-month-long investigation, Philadelphia investigators have announced charges against 57 people linked to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood. Investigators say German Alameda, along...
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Kensington encampment
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney called the opioid crisis a "disaster" and has ordered the creation of a emergency response group, according to an executive order he signed off on Wednesday night. The order mobilizes multiple city departments to address different aspects of the...
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A moderator (left) leads a discussion with Jamie Dimon (middle) and Mayor Jim Kenney (right).
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Ian Bush
September 24, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community organizations in Kensington are receiving a $5 million grant from JPMorgan Chase, one of the country's biggest banks. The grant is designed to spark positive growth in the troubled neighborhood, which is part of JPMorgan’s Partnerships for Raising...
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