‘Enough is enough’: Community leaders want Philly to spend more on fighting gun violence
More than 400 people — including all 17 members of City Council — gathered Tuesday, telling stories showing how pervasive the problem is in Philadelphia.
Philly City Council to hold anti-gun violence hearing as city gets off to a bloody year
By Michael D’Onofrio PHILADELPHIA — A violent start to 2020 has prompted Philadelphia City Council members to schedule a hearing on gun violence this week. Councilman Curtis Jones called on officials and residents to “not regurgitate the problem” around homicides and shootings when he holds a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the […]
‘This could be my son’: In Philadelphia, Black men gather in an effort to help reduce city’s gun violence
Activists from across Philadelphia met Monday to discuss ways to tackle the escalating murder rate in Pennsylvania's largest city.