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Three People Are Shot in Philly Every Day

From January 1st to October 24th of this year, a total of 1,006 people have been wounded or killed in shootings across Philadelphia, according to police […]

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INTERVIEW: The Philly-Area Man Hailed as a Hero in Las Vegas Shooting

As Sunday’s tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas unfolded and in its immediate aftermath, there were many, many heroes. And on Monday, the White House […]

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OPINION: It’s Time for Responsible Gun Owners to Come Over From the Dark Side

Stephen Paddock must have been insane. What else could explain the horror of Las Vegas? What else could explain 59 people killed and more than […]

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Here Are Details on Philly’s Vigil for Las Vegas Victims

As the nation reels in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, community leaders in Philly are planning a vigil for Las […]

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Bob Casey Urges Stricter Gun Control in Wake of Vegas Massacre

Politicians at both the state and local levels have offered their condolences in response to last night’s tragedy in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting […]

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Center City Shooter Evades Arrest By Ducking Into PATCO Station

Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded […]

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Police: Montco Man Wanted for Shooting His Ex-Girlfriend’s Mom

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend’s […]

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Report: 3-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Uncle Near LOVE Park

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. A man was reportedly shot multiple times by his 3-year-old nephew shortly before noon on Friday […]

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GoFundMe for Family of Slain Spring Garden Father Reaches $250K in 7 Days

A GoFundMe page for the family of Gerard Grandzol, the father who police say was fatally shot in front of his 2-year-old daughter in Spring Garden […]

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16-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Deadly Spring Garden Carjacking

A teenager who was arrested in Thursday’s fatal carjacking attempt in Spring Garden will be charged as an adult. Marvin Roberts, 16, and his brother, 21-year-old Maurice […]

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Father Shot, Killed in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter in Spring Garden

Police say a father was shot and killed on Thursday night in front of his 2-year-old daughter in Spring Garden. Gerard Grandzol, 38, was shot around 8 […]

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Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

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Police: Officers Shot Armed Suspect in Kensington

Philadelphia police opened fire on a shooting suspect in Kensington Wednesday evening. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 400 block of East Somerset Street, where […]

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20 Shot, 4 Dead in Philly Since Good Friday

The warm Easter weekend brought a surge of gun violence to Philadelphia: 20 people were shot in Philadelphia – and four were killed – in the three-day span […]

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Pa. House Passes Another Cop Shooting Bill

A bill that would stall the naming of police involved in deadly shootings has passed the state House.