Chancellor Street

(Photos provided by Phila. PD)

Hearing Date Set For 3 Charged In Center City Beating of Gay Couple

The preliminary hearing for defendants Philip Williams, Kevin Harrigan, and Katherine Knott will be the first court test of the prosecution’s evidence in a case that has drawn national attention.

09/30/2014

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Hundreds Rally in Love Park To Denounce Gay-Bashing

A growing coalition of state lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and other leaders are pressing for an amendment to Pennsylvania’s hate-crime law to protect the LGBT community.

09/25/2014

(Caryn Kunkle is a friend of the two men who were beaten in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street on September 11th, in a confrontation with a passing group.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Through a Friend, Phila. Gay Couple Express Gratitude For Prosecution of Tormentors

A close friend of the two men was speaking on their behalf this morning.

09/24/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Social Media Users Help ID Suspects In Alleged Assault Of Same-Sex Couple In Center City

A picture has surfaced on social media that apparently shows the suspects dining at a nice restaurant before the attack.

09/17/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspects Sought In Center City Alleged Attack Of Same-Sex Couple

Police have released surveillance video of the suspects wanted in connection with an attack on a same-sex couple in Center City.

09/16/2014

(The attack occurred in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street.  File photo by CBS3)

Same-Sex Couple Speaks Out After Alleged Attack In Center City

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.

09/15/2014

(One of a series of cars whose tires were slashed in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Search Continues With $10K Reward Offered In West Philadelphia Tire Slashings

A $10,000 reward is being offered after tires were slashed on nearly 60 cars in West Philadelphia.

01/08/2013

(Mayor Nutter is joined by other city and Red Cross officials outside a home in West Philadelphia where four people died in a fire early Monday morning.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

A Fuming Mayor Nutter Backs Full Probe Into Blaze That Killed Firefighters

The mayor says he knows the owners of the building in which two firefighters died this month had received three violation notices and never responded.

04/17/2012

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