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

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Government

Philly lawmakers to consider bolstering police department in effort to fight crime

Community Policing

Crime

Violence prevention hotline seeks to aid Philadelphia residents by providing community resources

Violence Prevention Hotline

Education

Temple's public safety director resigns; university searches for answers to off-campus gun violence

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Women's Health

Physical abuse can expedite when a woman enters menopause, study finds

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Education

After TikTok threat, Philly public schools and suburban districts warn parents, increase security

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Government

City leaders 'wholly disappointed' in Mayor's actions on gun violence, demand comprehensive plan

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Crime

Mother of teen attacked on SEPTA subway calls for improved transit safety

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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

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Government

PHL to be the second U.S. airport to receive Afghan evacuees

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Odd News

Man on flight out of Philadelphia duct taped to seat after allegedly groping flight attendants

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Government

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

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Investigations

Two people killed, 12 others wounded in shooting at South Jersey house party

South Jersey house party shooting

Investigations

Protests erupt in West Philly after police fatally shoot Black man

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Children's Health

Childhood trauma may lead to early puberty and changes in brain structure

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Crime

Pennsylvania launches violence data dashboard to track statewide trends

Pennsylvania Violence Dashboard

Crime

Woman charged with running over Philly police officer during protests

Philadelphia police officer run over

Breweries

Evil Genius fires head brewer over anti-police Instagram post calling for violence

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Protests

President Trump: 'Philadelphia ... better toughen up' following weekend's chaos

Philadelphia George Floyd protests

Adult Health

When teens abuse parents, shame and secrecy make it hard to seek help

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Gun Violence

'Mass shootings' are underreported in Philadelphia, Temple researchers say

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Mass Shootings

Deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history

Violence

So far in 2019, six mass shootings in Philadelphia

Men's Health

Life expectancy among Philly's black men lower than any racial demographic

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Police

School district chief defends officer's force against 15-year-old Hazleton student

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Police

Upper Merion School District closes Friday in light of threat made on Twitter

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Prevention

Drexel conference focuses on how to keep EMTs safe from violence

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Health News

Brain stimulation can reduce physical and sexual assaults – study

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Opinion

Living with neighborhood violence may shape teens' brains

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Legislation

A new grant program will add $1.5 million to programs reducing gun violence

Crime

This Delco town is second most dangerous in the U.S.

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Allentown college closes campuses, citing threat of violence

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Politics

State rep wants to block Philly's 'absurd' bulletproof glass legislation

Research

Study links being spanked as kid and dating violence

Research

Penn study concludes that gun violence is not contagious

Parenting

Stop spanking your child: The case for ending legal forms of corporal punishment

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Public Health

Philly's lingering summer weather could mean higher crime rates, research suggests

Guns

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to ban guns at public demonstrations

Violence

'Nobody kill anybody': Can Baltimore go murder-free this weekend?

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Police Brutality

Philadelphia police to fire officer caught on camera critically injuring suspect

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Police

Philadelphia woman accused of hitting state police horse with flagpole

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