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Children's Health

Young people in Philly's toughest neighborhoods explain how violence disrupts their physical and mental health

Violence Health Effects

Crime

Violent crime in New Jersey decreased last year, keeping in line with a national trend

New Jersey Violent Crime Reduction

Films

Documentary about Philly's gun violence crisis to premiere Friday

Philadelphia Gun Violence Documentary

Courts

City of Philadelphia sues three gun shops for illegally selling firearms

Gun Shop Lawsuit

Crime

What are ghost guns? Behind the alarming trend exacerbating Philly's gun violence problem

Children's Health

Teen girls are facing 'alarming' levels of violence, suicidal thoughts, CDC says

Mental health teen girls

Government

Philadelphia City Council passes permanent 10 p.m. curfew for teens

Philly curfew teens

Prevention

Reducing violent crime in cities also results in fewer heart disease deaths, Penn research suggests

Investigations

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

South Street shooting victims

Crime

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

Philly Mass Shootings Temple

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

Temple public safety director

Women's Health

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

Violence effects menopause

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

City Hall Gun Violence Letters

Crime

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

SEPTA City Council

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

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

PHL Afghan evacuees

Odd News

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

Unruly Passenger, Frontier Airlines

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

Childhood abuse early aging

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

Evil genius beer company

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

Teens abusing parents

Gun Violence

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

Temple mass shootings

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

Hazleton fight

Police

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

empty school room

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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