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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Kristen Johanson
June 30, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Philadelphia is on pace for the deadliest year in more than a decade, with 202 homicides as of Tuesday morning. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
June 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Gun violence has been raging on in Philadelphia, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. So far in 2020, nearly 900 people have been shot in Philadelphia. Homicides are up 20% compared to 2019 — an already record-breaking year for murders. On Friday, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced her...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 12, 2020 - 8:33 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee thinks voters should be asked to prohibit unlawful use of the controversial police tactic known as stop and frisk. The committee Friday evening advanced a bill to put a charter change question on the November ballot. Read more here.
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Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells
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Cherri Gregg
June 12, 2020 - 3:56 pm
As tens of thousands across the country protest against racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd, a Black transgender woman was found brutally murdered in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Violence and looting overtook peaceful protests in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 30, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
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Lynne Adkins
June 04, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The social unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd can be especially hard on children. A Philadelphia psychiatrist has advice on how to talk about it with them. Read more here.
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George Floyd protest in Philadelphia
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Flashpoint
June 03, 2020 - 8:37 pm
Images are surfacing of individuals who witnesses say are “inciting violence” during the mass protests and unrest following the death of George Floyd. Read more here.
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George Floyd protest in Philadelphia
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KYW Staff
June 02, 2020 - 6:32 pm
Protesters once again took over the streets of Philadelphia Tuesday, though this one did not result in clashes with police. Read the latest here.
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Kimberly Adams
May 08, 2020 - 5:51 pm
We're all feeling a little trapped during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for those quarantined with an abusive partner, that feeling is even more prevalent. Now, two Burlington County nonprofits are doing all they can to help. Read more here.
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Alexis Wilson
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
April 14, 2020 - 1:31 pm
A 30-year-old Chester County woman is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault, after police say they walked in on her stabbing her mother in the Downingtown apartment they share. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
February 28, 2020 - 5:24 pm
Police in Southwest Philadelphia are hosting a domestic violence resource event Saturday in public places across the neighborhood, hoping to give potential victims a way out. Read more here.
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