Kensington

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Kensington Mission Struggles To Meet Needs Of Homeless, Hungry

With the number of hungry and homeless in Kensington up, there’s more of a need for food pantries and other crucial services.

09/07/2014

(Volunteer workers clean up debris across the street from Hessey Playground, in Kensington.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Volunteers Descend on a Philadelphia Neighborhood’s Persistent Grime and Crime

The Ray of Hope Project brings in strong, healthy volunteers to fight what the group’s head calls an “uphill battle” in Kensington.

08/08/2014

File photo (credit: Paul Gluck)

2 Critical Following Kensington Double Shooting

Police are investigating a double shooting in the Kensington section of Philadelphia Saturday that left two men critically injured.

08/02/2014

Andi Perez (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio)

Longtime Leader Of Philadelphia Student Organization To Step Down

As executive director of Youth United for Change for the last 16 years, Andi Perez has seen the student group’s political influence grow.

07/19/2014

(The vacant lot next to an abandoned home on North Third Street where Laura Araujo's body was found in a duffel bag.  Image from CBS-3)

Neighbor Charged With Murder of Philadelphia Art School Graduate

Police say Jeremiah Jakson, 22, lived in the same boarding house as victim Laura Araujo. They think he killed her after was burglarizing her room.

07/16/2014

Sinkhole on street in Philadelphia on July 14, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Crews Responding To Sinkhole In Kensington

The sinkhole is reportedly located on the 1800 block of East Venango Street.

07/14/2014

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Man Critical Following Kensington Shooting

A man is in critical condition after he was shot twice Saturday night in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.

07/12/2014

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2-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Hit By Minivan In Kensington

Police are investigating after a two-year-old was struck by a minivan Sunday afternoon.

07/06/2014

Partial canopy collapse in Kensington on July 3, 2014. (credit: Will Kenworthy)

Partial Wall Collapse At Kensington Laundromat

Crews are investigating a partial wall and awning collapse at a laundromat in the Kensington section of the city.

07/03/2014

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Cockfighting Ring Busted In Kensington

The SPCA says they busted a cockfighting ring early Saturday morning in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.

06/14/2014

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Bodies Exhumed In Berks County Identified As Missing Philadelphia Teens

Eyewitness News reporter Todd Quinones spoke with a relative about the dramatic turn.

06/06/2014

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Kensington Residents Say Missing Manhole Cover Causing Problems For Drivers, Pedestrians

A manhole cover is missing on the northbound lane of Kensington Avenue and D Street.

05/27/2014

Aftermath of deadly crash in Kensington on May 20, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Cops: Deadly Crash In Kensington May Be Linked To Earlier Assault

Police have not yet identified the man killed in a one-car crash in Kensington early Tuesday morning.

05/20/2014

(Bidders and observers at an auction of Kensington properties.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Dozens of Kensington Properties, Once Part of Scam, Auctioned Off

Now, the new owners say they’ll fix them up to rent them.

05/14/2014

(File photo: Pa. SPCA workers at the scene of an earlier animal roundup.  Credit: Todd Quinones)

Pa. SPCA Probes Cache of Dead Pets Found in Kensington Home

Found along with ten live animals — cats, turtles, and a rat — were more than a dozen dead animals.

05/14/2014

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