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Government

Philly lawmaker seeks to revise curfew for minors during summer in response to gun violence

Curfew bill

Investigations

Two teens charged with murder for allegedly killing bystanders in South Street shooting

South Street Shooting Arrests

Investigations

Third suspect in South Street shooting wanted by Philly police

South Street Shooting Suspect

Investigations

Two men in custody in South Street mass shooting, officials say

South Street shooting victims

Children's Health

The lasting consequences of school shootings on the students who survive them

School shooting sign

Crime

Philadelphia passes 200 homicides for 2022 during violent Memorial Day Weekend

Philly 200 Homicides

Opinion

'Abbott Elementary' creator Quinta Brunson rejects fan requests for school shooting episode

Abbott Elementary Uvalde

Crime

Rep. Dwight Evans unveils $51 billion proposal to fight gun violence in Philadelphia

Dwight Evans Gun Violence

Crime

Frequency of mass shootings in Philadelphia increased after start of COVID-19 pandemic

Philly Mass Shootings Temple

Investigations

Police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Thomas Siderio in South Philly to be fired

Police Shooting Thomas Siderio

Crime

To stem violent crime, Philly needs a united criminal justice system, police commissioner says

Outlaw Gun Violence

Investigations

Police identify man killed in Center City shooting in which 21 shots were fired

Center City shooting

Lifestyle

West Philly native's clothing brand urges youth to think twice before resorting to violence

God or Guns Clothing

Crime

Two people killed, 12 shot in violent start to new year: Will 2022 be a repeat of 2021 in Philadelphia?

Gun Violence Crisis

Government

Gov. Wolf visits Chester to highlight state's gun violence prevention efforts

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Crime

Mayor Kenney calls on state lawmakers to allow Philly to pass firearm restrictions

Philadelphia gun laws

Crime

Philly nearing homicide record after another weekend of gun violence

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Crime

Pregnant woman fatally shot while leaving her own baby shower in Lawncrest, police say

Pregnant woman shot and killed in Lawncrest

Politics

Larry Krasner wins second term as Philadelphia district attorney, defeating Chuck Peruto

Krasner Wins DA Election

Education

Philly schools' new community patrols based on Chicago safety program

School District Safety

Crime

New gun violence prevention hub in West Philly to address root causes, aid victims

Philadelphia Violence Resources

Crime

Philly getting federal help to reduce violent crime through Public Safety Partnership

Gun violence reduction

Government

Pennsylvania, New Jersey teaming up to address gun violence

Gun data sharing

Government

Philly rec centers, playgrounds may get better security cameras in response to gun violence

Philly playgrounds shootings

Mental Health

Penn study shows the psychological toll that gun violence exposure has on children

Gun violence Mental health

Investigations

More than 60 people arrested on drug, gun charges in West Philadelphia during six-month span, AG says

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Crime

Philly Police increase officer presence for Labor Day weekend

Police Presence Labor Day

Investigations

Philly woman charged with straw-purchasing 19 guns in Bucks County

Philly Woman Guns Bucks

Government

Philadelphia's $155M investment in gun violence prevention mostly funds long-term solutions, report says

Philly anti-violence funding

High School Football

Death of Northeast High football player Khyrie Isaac lamented by teammates and coaches

Kyrie Isaac northeast philly high

Investigations

15-year-old girl, struck by stray bullets while playing basketball at a Tioga playground, has died

15-year-old shooting

Crime

Grant applications open for Philadelphia anti-violence organizations on Friday

Anti-Violence grant applications open

Crime

Philly's gun violence epidemic and the power of fixing up neighborhoods block by block

Penn Gun Violence

Investigations

Murder-for-hire plot thwarted in Southwest Philadelphia, prosecutors say

Philly Murder For Hire

Investigations

Gunman in Pat's King of Steaks shooting will claim self-defense, attorney says

Pat's Shooting Peruto Burkert

Investigations

Shootings near Temple University leave one woman dead, two men injured

Temple University shooting

Government

'Do more:' Philly leaders send Mayor Kenney a plan to address gun violence

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Government

Kenney's refusal to declare gun violence a public emergency is 'a slap in the face,' activist says

Kenney Gun Violence

Government

Philly hosting gun buyback event amid surge in shootings

Philly Gun buyback

Crime

Chronic male unemployment helps explain Philly's gun violence problem

Gun Violence Unemployment

Investigations

Two men killed, teen injured in shooting at Fourth of July cookout in West Philadelphia

Philly Cookout Shooting

Investigations

10-year-old girl dies in accidental shooting in Southwest Philly, police say

Girl Shooting Southwest Philly

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