Kensington

Philadelphia police are investigating an explosion at an ATM in the Kensington section of the city Wednesday night
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 21, 2018 - 6:55 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police now say they arrested the woman who blew up an ATM in the Kensington section of the city last night. Police are still looking for at least two other men. Philadelphia Police Department Chief Inspector Scott Small said earlier...
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Performers at Greensgrow Farms' A Taste of Kensington benefit
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 14, 2018 - 7:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Greensgrow Farms in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood is a nationally recognized leader in urban farming. "Growing food, flowers — and neighborhoods finding ways to connect people to plants in these communities we live and work in everyday," said Ryan Kuck,...
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Ad hoc protest of today's planned eviction of Kensington tunnels
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 30, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By the time trash trucks rolled down Tulip Street and Kensington Avenue, removing a six-month accretion of mattresses, blankets and tents, more than 100 people had accepted services, but — even as their belongings were carted away — others just were not ready. "With...
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Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 28, 2018 - 7:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pilot project to remove encampments of people from two tunnels in Kensington is about to expire. On Wednesday, anyone who hasn't left voluntarily will have their belongings crated up and moved and police will issue citations to those who remain. Outreach workers...
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Kim Glovas
May 15, 2018 - 4:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for two suspects after a double shooting in Kensington left two people in extremely critical condition. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Palethorpe and West Huntingdon streets. A 51-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman...
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Photo credit: Pat Loeb
Pat Loeb
March 31, 2018 - 11:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia health officials are advocating for safe injection sites to address the opioid epidemic. They're holding community meetings this month and a conference on Monday featuring international experts. The city's opioid epidemic claimed 1,200 lives to overdoses...
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