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.
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.
A close friend of the two men was speaking on their behalf this morning.
A picture has surfaced on social media that apparently shows the suspects dining at a nice restaurant before the attack.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspects wanted in connection with an attack on a same-sex couple in Center City.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.
A $10,000 reward is being offered after tires were slashed on nearly 60 cars in West Philadelphia.
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.