murder rate

Operation Save Our City founder Rosalind Pichardo poses with a photograph or her brother, whose 2012 murder remains unsolved.
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Justin Udo
January 26, 2020 - 3:08 pm
An advocate for families of murder victims in Philadelphia has a chilling way to educate the public about her cause. The effort comes as the city is seeing a higher-than-usual murder rate in the first month of the year. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the murder rate nationwide seems to be on a decline, more than 350 people were murdered in Philadelphia in 2018 breaking a decade-old record, and drug-related murders have spiked significantly. According to police department statistics, both marijuana and the...
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