Kensington

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Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
August 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in finding a minivan used in a double homicide a week ago in Kensington. Police are looking for a 2004 to 2008 Chevy Uplander, gold or tan in color, with dark tinted windows. It has a broken passenger-side fog light...
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Justin Udo
August 23, 2018 - 8:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are dead following a shooting in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Police are searching for the people responsible. Police say the incident happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday on the 3300 block of H Street near Thayer Avenue. They say two men got out of a...
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Pat Loeb
August 19, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Three months ago, Salvador Colon was hopelessly addicted to heroin, living on the street, taking refuge in the tunnel encampments in Kensington. This week, sober and in shelter, he started a new job at a roofing company. "I tell myself, it's like a resurrection," he...
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Mayor Jim Kenney and Rep. Dwight Evans visited the headquarters of Little Baby's Ice Cream, which is one of many local start-ups that have been nurtured through a Goldman Sachs program called 10,000 Small Businesses.  
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
August 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney and Rep. Dwight Evans visited the headquarters of Little Baby's Ice Cream , which is continuing to breathe new life into Kensington. The politicians got their cool treat at the end of a tour of the company, one of many local start-ups that have been...
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Smoke still pours from the scene of a huge junk yard fire in Kensington, Philadelphia.
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Mark Abrams
July 25, 2018 - 8:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A controversial Kensington junk yard that was the scene of a major four-alarm blaze two weeks ago has been ordered to cease operations. The Philadelphia Metal and Resource Recovery junk yard at East Somerset and Tulip streets was posted by the city's Licenses and...
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Philadelphia police cooked up a community block party to build stronger neighborhood bonds in the 25th Police District.
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
July 18, 2018 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police cooked up a community block party to build stronger neighborhood bonds in the 25th Police District. Police put crime tape up on North Front Street between Lehigh Avenue and Somerset Street, but only to section off the party so neighbors could enjoy...
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Smoke still pours from the scene of a huge junk yard fire in Kensington, Philadelphia.
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Mike Dougherty
July 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A massive fire at a junk yard in Kensington Tuesday night has been extinguished, but clean air advocates say this is just the beginning for surrounding neighbors, as hazardous matter in the air has reached staggering levels. Fire officials are still on the scene of...
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Smoke still pours from the scene of a huge junk yard fire in Kensington, Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
July 11, 2018 - 6:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood is still feeling the effects of a four-alarm fire that broke out at a junk yard on Tuesday night and consumed a city block. The fire started around 8:30 p.m. at Somerset and Tulip streets. Firefighters brought the blaze under...
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Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 10, 2018 - 9:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A massive four-alarm fire broke out at a junk yard in Kensington Tuesday night just before 9 p.m. The fire started at Somerset and Tulip streets and has spread. Officials say nearly an entire city block is on fire. A swarm of firefighters are on the scene with a long...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
June 22, 2018 - 10:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released the identity of the woman suspected of setting off a bomb in a failed attempt to rob an ATM at a beer store in Kensington. Authorities say 34-year-old Tinikah Hogan faces a long list of charges stemming from the incident, including...
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