Maggie Kent, Action News on 6abc

Maggie Kent

Action News on 6abc

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Maggie:

John Travolta talks to 6abc about thriller 'The Fanatic'

John Travolta stopped by the 6abc studios in Philadelphia to promote his new movie "The Fanatic." → Read More

Philadelphia DA speaks on charges in shooting of Philadelphia police officers

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner held a news conference Monday morning to discuss charges against the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers as well as four additional people in relation to the incident. → Read More

Teen assaulted, father shot during home invasion robbery in Mount Laurel, police say

Mount Laurel police are investigating a home invasion robbery where a teen was assaulted and her father was shot early Tuesday morning. → Read More

NTSB continues crash study, community mourns the death of family

National Transportation Safety Board Investigators are carefully documenting the wreckage after a single-engine airplane crashed in Upper Moreland Thursday. → Read More

Senator Pat Toomey seeks to strengthen gun laws with background check bill

Two local senators from opposite sides of the aisle are working to strengthen gun laws and prevent weapons from getting into the wrong hands. → Read More

A review of local gun laws in the face of a national debate

Two mass shootings this weekend have turned the nation's attention to gun laws. We are taking a look at local gun laws in the tri-state area. → Read More

Quick-hitting storm brings down trees, knocks out power across region

A strong line of storms came through fast and furious, causing some damage and power outages across the region. → Read More

Serious damage in Northeast Philadelphia after quick-hitting storm

A strong line of storms came through fast and furious, causing some damage and power outages across the region. → Read More

Rats take over neighborhood in Lawncrest

Those who live along the 5300 block do Howland street in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia are fed up the their new neighbors. → Read More

15-year-old shot and killed in Atlantic City

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Atlantic City. → Read More

Charges again dismissed against engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak wreck in Philadelphia

Criminal charges have once again been dismissed against the engineer at the controls of an Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia in 2015, leaving eight people dead. → Read More

Man speaks out after climbing 19-story building during fire looking for his mother

A man seen climbing down a West Philadelphia apartment building during a fire spoke exclusively to Action News, telling us he was trying to reach his family on the 15th floor. → Read More

Man seen climbing 19-story West Philadelphia apartment building during fire was looking for mother

A man seen climbing down a West Philadelphia apartment building during a fire spoke exclusively to Action News, telling us he was trying to reach his family on the 15th floor. → Read More

Lifeguard, man injured in attack by group of teens at Mayfair pool, police say

Philadelphia police are investigating after they say a 19-year-old lifeguard and a 45-year-old man were attacked at a Mayfair pool on Monday. → Read More

'Filthadelphia': How did Philly's reputation get trashed?

Filthadelphia. Deserved or not, it's a nickname that makes no one proud. But how did we get here? → Read More

Hahnemann plans to transfer residency, fellowship programs to Tower Health

Hahnemann University Hospital has announced plans to transfer the majority of the residency and fellowship programs at Hahnemann/Drexel University to Tower Health. → Read More

Boy's hands partially amputated after illegal device explodes, police say

A young child was hospitalized after a firework exploded in his hands on Monday night, according to Philadelphia police. → Read More

Teens take over South Street, looting Walgreens Pharmacy

Police are searching for a group of teenagers that looted and damaged property inside of a Walgreens store on 18th and South streets Thursday night. → Read More

Family fun at the Jersey shore for the 4th

Fourth of July means family fun in the sun for those headed down the shore. → Read More

Man charged in murder of Camden City Council president's grandson

Police have filed murder charges in the kidnapping and death of the Camden City Council president's grandson. → Read More