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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

High School Football

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

Kyrie Isaac northeast philly high

Government

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

Philly anti-violence funding

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

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

Temple University shooting

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

Government

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

Jamie Gauthier gun violence

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

Crime

West Philadelphia teen killed in double shooting, shot 13 times

Double Shooting

Government

City councilmembers propose anti-violence initiative that would create jobs for youth, extend rec center hours

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Crime

Amid rising gun violence, Philly police increase patrols for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day gun violence

Investigations

Second man arrested, third person dies in wake of South Jersey mass shooting

South Jersey mass shooting

Social Justice

Philly awards $200K in grants, creates network for community organizations fighting for criminal justice reform

Criminal Justice Grants

City Council

Philly awards $400K to grassroots programs to reduce gun violence in the city

City grassroots anti-gun violence grants

Investigations

Man fatally shot while filming video on Philly's gun violence problem

Philly Video Shooting

City Council

Philly Council to create anti-violence hotline as homicides continue to surge

Gun Violence Hotline

Crime

Philly's COVID-19 restrictions linked to city's alarming rise in gun violence, Temple study finds

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Crime

Father charged in death of 9-year-old girl shot by juvenile while home alone in North Philly

Father charged daughter shooting

Crime

I-95 shut down for 6 hours while police investigate shooting in NE Philly

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Crime

Gun violence marks end of 2020 and beginning of 2021 in Philly

first homicide philly 2021

Investigations

Teen shot three times inside West Philly home, police say

teen shot west philly

Police

Philly's gun violence problem claims another two fatalities

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Lawsuits

Philly sues Pennsylvania for preempting gun safety laws

Gun Philly Lawsuit

Police

15-year-old boy killed in South Philly double shooting

teens double shooting south.

Police

Four men arrested for allegedly shooting at Camden police officers' house

Camden police home shooting

Investigations

North Philly shooting leaves five men wounded – one critically

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Crime

Pennsylvania launches violence data dashboard to track statewide trends

Pennsylvania Violence Dashboard

Protests

Protesters take to city streets to decry gun violence in Philly

Center City Philly

Investigations

Seven people killed in wave of Philly shootings over Fourth of July weekend

Philly Shootings Fourth

Government

Mayor Kenney presses D.A. Krasner to 'vigorously' prosecute Philly's gun cases during coronavirus pandemic

Kenney Gun Crime Krasner

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