The committee focused on the accounts of survivors of gun violence and the loved ones of homicide victims. […]
Community organizers testified about gun violence prevention programs […]
Philadelphia City Council proposed a resolution pertaining to the future use of the oil refinery site, addressed the possible closure of another area hospital, and held hearings regarding gun violence during the week of Feb. […]
City Council is poised to take action on gun violence, including possible legal action against the Commonwealth.
The Public Safety Committee advanced legislation allowing weapons to be removed from those who pose a threat and bans weapons at city recreation facilities.
Supporters of Bill 180936 hold signs as City Council passes the anti-lead ordinance. […]
Overcast skies loomed above the Philadelphia Art Museum on Wednesday, May 29. A crowd holding posters and pictures flooded the museum steps. People hugged and shook hands, cheering as speakers called for an end to […]
The phrase “staying active” has taken on a new meaning for residents of the Cathedral Village Retirement Community in Roxborough and it’s political. The retirees formed the activists group Indivisible Village in January 2017 for residents there […]
Colwin Williams first began getting in trouble in school, fighting in order to appear tough. As he got older, the trouble continued. He got caught up in drugs and by his early 20s, Williams had […]
On the same Sharswood block where Greg Bullock was born, grew up and lived for nearly 50 years, he found himself standing in a pool of his son’s blood. Bullock’s son, Devin, was 17 years […]