Guns

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Trends: Gun Ownership in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania

Stories like Peter Breslow’s aren’t uncommon. As the newly initiated gun owner himself recently learned, mass shootings like the ones in Paris and San Bernardino […]

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New Penn Design Dean Leaving Texas Because of “Campus Carry” Gun Law

The new dean of Penn’s School of Design says he never would have left his old job if it weren’t for guns. Frederick Steiner, announced […]

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Police: Upper Dublin Resident Lost Her Gun While Jogging

Just yesterday we brought you a story about Kensington’s Urban Education Academy’s lockdown after a school officer’s gun was stolen from his car. The officer’s firearm has yet […]

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Philly School Under Lockdown After Officer’s Gun Was Stolen

UPDATE: The lockdown has reportedly been lifted. ORIGINAL: Kensington’s Urban Education Academy is under lockdown after a school officer’s gun was stolen. The officer was […]

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Is Walmart Responsible for This Young Mother’s Murder?

Francine Ramos, Trevor Gray and Edward Ketrow were all gunned down and killed last July 5th, allegedly by three men on a random shooting spree […]

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Philly Dem Proposes State Assault Weapon Ban

A Philly Democrat wants Pennsylvania to impose an assault weapons ban at the state level. Sen. Larry Farnese on Tuesday sent colleagues a memo urging […]

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Proposal: Ban Pa. Gun Sales to Terror Suspects

Pennsylvania would halt gun sales to people on federal “terror watch” lists, under legislation proposed this week by a Philadelphia Democrat. Sen. John Sabatina Jr. […]

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Lockdown at Radnor H.S. After Bullet Found in Hallway

Radnor High School was placed on lockdown at 12:30 p.m. today after a bullet was found on campus, a report on the school’s website said. […]

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Some Cops Want Guns Allowed at Eagles Games

The Eagles have lost two straight games at home, the last one a 45-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Fans are pretty angry. And […]

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America’s Gun Problem Isn’t Pat Toomey’s Fault

I get that it’s an election year and thus partisan attacks won’t always be fair, but still: It seems pretty silly that Democrats are taking […]

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Suspect in Custody, No Injuries, After Germantown’s MLK High Locked Down This Morning

This morning, for the third day in a row, class at an educational institution in Philadelphia was disrupted by the specter of gun violence. Today’s scare: Martin Luther […]

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Police: Male in Custody in CCP Incident

[UPDATE: 11:39 A.M.] According to police radio, a male is in custody. A police wagon was summoned to 17th street. All parents of students are […]

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Video: Cayman Naib’s Father Speaks About Dangers of Gun Ownership

“I want to do 14 good things,” says Farid Naib, “one for every year of Cayman’s life.” This is how the father of Cayman Naib — […]

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You Don’t Need a License to Own a Gun In Philadelphia

You’ve probably heard about the National Rifle Association‘s lawsuit against Philadelphia, which challenged several of the city’s gun laws that are more restrictive than Pennsylvania […]

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GOP Will Try Again to Let NRA Sue Pennsylvania Cities

If at first you don’t succeed… A Republican legislator is trying to revive a bill that would allow third-party organizations like to NRA to sue […]