Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
City Council has delayed until at least next week a final vote on controversial revisions to Philadelphia’s curfew law prompted by flash mob violence.
The vote came despite objections from the ACLU, which called the bill unconstitutional.
On Thursday, the Nutter Administration unveiled its plan to permanently tighten the city’s curfew law with earlier hours. Several changes are in store, including different curfew hours for different ages.
The event – which includes speeches and a mini talent show – is Saturday at 11am at West Cobbs Creek Park.
The Nutter administration is beefing up the police presence at certain city recreation centers in the wake of recent violence there.
What if you’re just walking down the street, minding your own business, and one of these flash mobs breaks out around you? What do you do?
Three juveniles, ages 17, 16, and 11, were in court on Thursday to make “admissions” — in the juvenile justice system, the equivalent to a guilty plea.
For better or worse, this summer’s flash mob fallout in Philadelphia has brought the Nutter Administration a lot of worldwide attention. Officials believe it is for the better.
The students want people to know that it was not acceptable when six Mastery students were caught on video sucker-punching a man walking on 4th Street last month.
Chris reviews the Ames Iowa Straw Poll. He discusses what comes next for the candidates with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup and gets the latest of the Phillies with Manager Charlie Manuel.
There are new developments in Philadelphia’s fight against mob attacks. Three juveniles involved in a recent attack have surrendered to police.
Chris reviews the recall elections in Wisconsin, talks to CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau about flash mobs and to Larry Kane about privatization of the states liquor stores.
“Whatever I can do that motivates the kids to support me, I want to help support them to do something positive,” the artist known as “DJ Damage” says.
Part of the new strategy to curb violent flash mobs, City Hall is enlisting the help of hip-hop artists to deliver a strong message.