Kingsessing Avenue


One Dead In Kingsessing House Fire

Authorities believe a kerosene heater may have helped fuel a deadly fire in Southwest Philadelphia.


(Charlene Brown, 9, Tahvon Hughes, 11, and Syair Hutson, 10, in front of their chess team's trophy case, near the front of the Mitchell Elementary School.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Gradeschoolers Headed to Texas For National Chess Tourney

The travel expenses, entry fees, lodging, and more have been paid for by donations from the community.


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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Fled Scene Of Fatal Hit-Run Accident

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he later died of his injuries.


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Surveillance Video Released In Deadly Southwest Philadelphia Hit-And-Run; Driver Sought

It happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 6200 block of Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.


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12-Year-Old Injured In Kingsessing Hit-And-Run

The incident happened at about 7:45 p.m. on the 5100 block of Kingsessing Avenue.



Fist Fight Escalates Into Shooting In Southwest Philadelphia

Two men are in critical condition after a fist fight escalated into a gun battle in Southwest Philadelphia late Monday evening.