Safehouse

Constitution Health Plaza
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Pat Loeb
February 27, 2020 - 11:59 am
U.S. Attorney William McSwain is asking a federal judge to postpone opening safe injection sites in Philadelphia, which were given legal approval earlier this week. Read more here.
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Constitution Health Plaza
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Pat Loeb
February 26, 2020 - 11:31 am
The non-profit Safehouse made the surprise announcement Wednesday morning that it plans to open the country's first supervised injection site, next week, in South Philadelphia. Many neighbors were not happy. Read more here.
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People gathered in front of the court house.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 5:44 pm
A federal judge has issued an order that clears the way for the nonprofit Safehouse to open a facility in Philadelphia where drug users could inject under medical supervision. Read more here.
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People gathered in front of the court house.
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Pat Loeb
January 20, 2020 - 4:21 pm
The U.S. attorney in Philadelphia has asked a judge to rule that a planned facility where drug users could inject under medical supervision is illegal. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
2020 promises to be an active year at Philadelphia City Hall, with a new City Council, a new police commissioner and new initiatives aimed at curbing gun violence. The news, of course, is impossible to predict, but ongoing stories are sure to develop in new ways this year. Read more here.
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People gathered in front of the court house.
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Pat Loeb
October 02, 2019 - 2:45 pm
A federal judge has ruled that nonprofit Safehouse can legally open a safe injection site in Philadelphia, a ruling that could have national impact on the opioid crisis.
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People gathered in front of the court house.
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Pat Loeb
September 05, 2019 - 7:31 pm
A federal judge Thursday heard arguments in the U.S. attorney's lawsuit to stop the nonprofit Safehouse from opening a safe injection site in Philadelphia.
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A federal judge will hear arguments this week in the U.S. attorney's lawsuit against a nonprofit that's hoping to open a safe injection site in Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
September 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
This Thursday, a Philadelphia judge where hear arguments in the U.S. attorney's lawsuit against Safehouse. Safehouse is trying to open a safe injection site in Philly.
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A man uses heroin under a bridge where he lives with other addicts in the Kensington section which has become a hub for heroin use on January 24, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Pat Loeb
August 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal judge took testimony Monday in a lawsuit that will determine whether a safe injection site can open in Philadelphia as one measure to address the opioid epidemic. All three witnesses testified the site would save lives. The judge began the day-long hearing...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain speaks outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
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August 19, 2019 - 4:37 pm
By Maryclare Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Loved ones propped photos of more than a dozen young people lost to the opioid crisis against the outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Monday as a judge inside heard arguments on whether the city could become the nation's first...
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