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To mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month, lawmakers remember 123 Pennsylvanians killed in 2018

In June, the General Assembly approved a 10 percent budget increase for domestic violence services.

Jury finds Black bicycle courier not guilty of manslaughter in Rittenhouse stabbing

The defense argued that courier Michael White was just reacting in a split second to a threat from an older, larger, intoxicated man.

Pennsylvania’s crimes code is packed with redundant, harmful charges, ACLU says in new report

In the past four decades, the number of possible charges nearly quintupled in number — a trend that’s helped Pennsylvania’s prison populations skyrocket.

Philly FOP loses labor fight over police department’s tattoo policy

Ex-cop Ian Hans Lichtermann's tattoo caused a public uproar and the department to develop a policy. The rules were upheld by the Pa. Labor Relations Board.
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Cannabis legalization may be off the table for Pennsylvania’s GOP majority. Decriminalization is another...

Gov. Tom Wolf has embraced legalizing recreational cannabis for adults. The GOP is unlikely to get on board.

In Pennsylvania, more law means less justice. That needs to change | Opinion

Law enforcement in Pennsylvania already has enough tools to protect public safety. There are serious consequences to continually expanding the crimes code.

Has impeachment silenced Washington’s debate over gun violence reduction?

Prospects for meaningful gun violence reduction legislation appear increasingly slim now that the U.S. House launched an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court, explained: Why you should pay attention to this November race

While much of the public's attention is already turned to 2020, there is a general election on Nov. 5 that will affect the future of your hometowns, counties, and Pennsylvania's courts. The major statewide race...

Philly cops investigate possible cremated remains in former city funeral home

In two photos, a plastic bag of what appears to be cremated remains rests beside a small black box, all of which is positioned in front of stacks of dozens of other boxes.

Here’s the price of our inaction on gun violence: More dead. More wounded. And...

by the time you finish reading this, someone, somewhere, will have been shot with a gun in America. The data suggests they might die.