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Police Investigate Stabbing Death Of Man In Kensington

It happened round 3 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of G Street.

05/04/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

School District Postpones West Kensington Elementary School’s Charter Vote

The Philadelphia School District has postponed a parents’ vote scheduled for Thursday on whether a West Kensington elementary school should be converted to a charter.

04/28/2014

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Man Arrested In West Kensington Robbery

Authorities arrested Jesus Jiminez after receiving an anonymous phone call identifying him as the suspect in a surveillance video released by police to the public.

04/03/2014

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Arrest Made In Connection To Fire At Philly City Councilwoman’s Property

Police have made an arrest in connection with the fire at a home owned by a Philadelphia city councilwoman, as well as found some of the stolen goods.

03/29/2014

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11-Year-Old Targeted In West Kensington Attempted Armed Robbery

What’s more, the two suspects are also believed to be teenagers — one may be as young as 13.

03/20/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

VIDEO: Suspect Hits Store Employee Over The Head With Gun In West Kensington Robbery

Philadelphia Police are on the hunt for a suspect who robbed Golden Block Dollar Plus in the West Kensington section of the city Wednesday evening.

03/13/2014

Shooting in Philadelphia on July 18, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Three Wounded In West Kensington Shooting

Philadelphia police say three people were shot in broad daylight Thursday in West Kensington.

07/18/2013

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3 Sought In Robbery, Shooting At Chinese Restaurant In West Kensington

Police are searching for three suspects who robbed and shot customers as they ordered Chinese food on Tuesday.

05/16/2013

(Capt. James Clark, at Tuesday press conference.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Police Release Description of Suspect Sought In West Kensington Double Murder

The murders occurred about 11:20pm near Gurney and Swanson Streets, according to Philadelphia homicide captain James Clark.

04/24/2013

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Police: Couple Shot Dead In Front Of Their 11-Year-Old Son

The shooting happened in West Kensington Tuesday night.

04/24/2013

(Credit: Philadelphia Police)

Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Responsible For Pharmacy Robbery

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a robbery at a Rite Aid Pharmacy in West Kensington.

02/07/2013

Jorge Aldea, 23

Suspect In Shooting Outside W. Kensington Market Awaits Extradition From NYC

Authorities say the Philadelphia Police Department’s Fugitive Task Force, the NYPD And FBI agents from Philadelphia and New York located and arrested 23-year-old Jorge Aldea in the Bronx on Friday.

01/28/2012

Jorge Aldea, 23

Suspect Arrested For Murder Allegedly Witnessed By Slain Grocery Store Employee

Philadelphia Police have announced the arrest of a suspect who has connections to a recent murder.

01/27/2012

(Police process the crime scene where a West Kensington convenience store clerk was gunned down without a word.  Credit: CBS3)

Cops Have Few Leads In Murder of Kensington Convenience Store Clerk

Investigators say robbery does not appear to have been the motive, because nothing was taken.

01/24/2012

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Philadelphia’s DHS Holding Town Hall Meeting On Childhood Obesity

The townhall is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Towey Rec Center in West Kensington.

01/24/2012

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