Henry Jackson had a mid-April court date on a parole violation. With courts closed because of COVID-19, he and others are in limbo.
The city has declined to confirm the number of positive tests among its rank and file officers. One officer has already died of COVID-19.
In a day of fiery rhetoric, the Pennsylvania General Assembly advanced a second wave of legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More calls have been coming in to Philadelphia's domestic violence hotline as people have been confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lt. James Walker, 59, died Sunday at Abington Hospital, the Montgomery County Coroner's Office confirmed. He is the first city employee to lose their life.
For incarcerated people, COVID-19 "infection is more likely to be a death sentence,” two experts warned of the public health implications of the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is dangerous enough. Don't compound the risks by making their self-defense weapons too locked away to be useful in a crisis.
It was not immediately clear how many inmates would be eligible for release under the draft legislation seen by the Capital-Star.
Gov. Tom Wolf has the ability to release more people from the state prisons right now by using his constitutionally enshrined power of reprieve.
African-Americans make up 43.7% of Philadelphia's population, but they're 46% of the 528 confirmed COVID-19 cases for whom racial data is available,