Maggie Kent, Action News on 6abc

Maggie Kent

Action News on 6abc

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Maggie:

Stalemate continues at Philly homeless encampment sites

It's been over a day since residents living in two encampments in Philadelphia were asked to vacate, but these sites have yet to be cleared out. → Read More

Polcie break up another for-profit pool party in Sicklerville, New Jersey

All is quiet along Jarvis road in Sicklerville, but on Sunday, the party was so loud and so large police came to break it up. → Read More

First day of school in Pennsylvania brings challenges, excitement

It's the first day of school for some across Pennsylvania, but instead of picking out a fancy outfit and new hairstyle, many kids are learning from home. → Read More

Plymouth Whitemarsh High School students rallying for fall sports football season

For a second time in three days, parents of student-athletes and coaches are rallying at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School asking for the chance to play football. → Read More

Security guard shot at Philadelphia Wawa following argument about social distancing: Police

A 25-year-old off-duty security guard was shot Friday morning at a Philadelphia Wawa after an argument about social distancing escalated into a physical altercation. → Read More

Ardmore man heads towards Hurricane Laura with Red Cross

Hurricane Laura is approaching landfall near the Texas and Louisiana border. "Unsurvivable storm surge" is expected to hit Wednesday night. → Read More

City leaders seek solutions amid rash of shootings in Philadelphia

The numbers are startling. 203 people were shot in Philadelphia this month alone. That means nearly 9 people are getting shot every day in the city. → Read More

2 adults found dead inside Gloucester County, New Jersey home: Sources

An investigation is underway in Gloucester County, New Jersey after two people were found dead, Action News has learned. → Read More

Villanova University warns students after video shows large gathering on campus

It's a short clip, but it is making its rounds online. Freshmen students at Villanova University were seen gathering in a large group on Wednesday night. → Read More

Communities cleaning up after massive flooding along Darby Creek

The cleanup continued Wednesday for communities after a rain-swollen Darby Creek flooded thanks to Tropical Storm Isaias. → Read More

Neighbors of Darby Creek prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias

Darby Creek looks calm now but neighbors have seen its powerful force during heavy rainstorms. They're preparing for whatever may come tomorrow during Tropical Storm Isaias. → Read More

Community rallies around victims of apartment complex fire in North Coventry Twp.

A ferocious fire ripped through a Chester County apartment complex Thursday night leaving more than 100 people without a home. → Read More

Asian-owned restaurants in Philadelphia struggle through pandemic

Restaurants in Chinatown thrive off of foot traffic- conveniently located near downtown office buildings, tourism hotspots and the convention center. → Read More

Philadelphia Phillies fans are ready for delayed Opening Day 2020

It's so much more than baseball. People stopping by the stadium today wanted to feel a connection to the sport that holds memories and brings family together. And it's back. → Read More

Man, 22, charged with sexually assaulting teen in Wilmington park: Police

A 22-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a Wilmington park, according to police. → Read More

2 teen brothers among 3 killed in Atlantic City Expressway crash

Police say three teens were killed in a crash on the Atlantic City Expressway Sunday afternoon. → Read More

Back-to-school: Districts develop plans to keep kids and staff safe

It's a challenge Superintendents throughout the state are facing. Where a student would normally sit for instruction, desks are now marked as a spacer for social distancing. → Read More

Silent bike ride in Manayunk honors 17-year-old cyclist killed by driver

The bicycle community in Philadelphia's Manayunk section, and around the country, participated in a silent ride in memory of 17-year-old cyclist Sam Ozer who was fatally struck by a driver on Sunday. → Read More

Men imitating George Floyd's killing during Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey fired, suspended from jobs

Peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters said they were met with insults and offensive displays while marching through Franklinville, New Jersey on Monday. → Read More

Men imitate George Floyd's killing during Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey

Counter-protesters at a New Jersey Black Lives Matter protest were caught on video imitating George Floyd's death. Flyod died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kept his knee on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. → Read More