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These Are the “Mass Shootings” in Philly So Far This Year

Gun violence has dominated the news recently. Following the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College last week, there was a threat posted online that warned of […]

Citified

The Brief: We’ll Soon Know the Names of All Cops Who Shoot Civilians

1. The police department is going to start releasing the names of officers who fire at civilians. The gist: City Paper reports that Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey […]

Citified

The Brief: Police Shootings Plummet 62% in Philadelphia

1. Police shootings fell 62 percent between 2012 and 2014. The gist: 2012 marked a modern high for police shootings: City cops fired at civilians 104 times that year, […]

City Life

Santorum Giving White Supremacist’s Money to Families of Charleston Victims

Former Pennsylvania senator and current 2016 Presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he isn’t going to keep a contribution from a hate group leader who apparently […]

City Life

A Miracle in Charleston

When the arguments about guns and race subside after last week’s Charleston massacre — and, inevitably, they will — there is one moment from the […]

City Life

In Charleston Church Shooting, America’s Founding Racism Rears its Ugly Head — Again

The media are notorious for name-calling. Let me be even clearer. The racist white media and their racist white viewers, listeners and readers are notorious […]

City Life

Charleston Shooting’s Unique Sorrow for Society Hill Congregation

It’s a difficult day for Reverend Mark Kelly Tyler. Twenty-one-year-old Dylann Storm Roof, wanted for Wednesday’s murder of nine people inside Charleston’s historic Emanuel African […]

City Life

Officer Killed in North Philly Shooting

UPDATE, 8:15 p.m.: Mayor Nutter, Commissioner Ramsey, and D.A. Seth Williams finished a press conference at 13th and Ontario streets a short while ago (video […]

City

UPDATE: Suspect Barricaded After 5 Killed in 3 Shootings in Montco

Update, 11:17 a.m.: Towamencin Township Police Chief Tim Dickinson updated reporters late this morning. He said police from Souderton and neighboring agencies are involved in […]

City

Police Kill Man in Northeast Philadelphia After Traffic Stop

Philadelphia Police say an officer shot and killed an armed man Monday in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia. The incident began when police pulled […]

City

Photo Released of Suspect in Dell Music Center Shooting

Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information tied to the shooting death outside an anti-violence concert at the Dell Music Center last week.

City

Drive-By Shooter Fires 7 Shots into Police Station

Bullet holes in the door of the West Deptford Police Station. No one hurt. Cops looking for whoever fired 'em pic.twitter.com/GA16kYIJQd — Mike DeNardo (@DeNardoKYW) […]

City

Police: Love Triangle Behind West Philadelphia Shootings

Police told all four local news stations a double-shooting in West Philadelphia was the result of a love triangle. NBC 10 quotes Chief Inspector Scott […]