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(The image below was designed by students from Pepper Elementary School in Southwest Philadelphia when asked to describe their vision of peace in Philadelphia. Credit: Provided by Physicians for Social Responsibility)

Hundreds Expected To Lace Up For Annual Legs Against Arms 5K

Hundreds are expected to lace up to take a stand against violence and participate in the annual Legs Against Arms 5K run on Sunday.

04/27/2013

(Scott Charles standing in Temple Hospital's morgue with 8th graders from Finletter Elementary. Credit: Pat Loeb)

Program Takes Middle School Students Through Consequences Of Gun Violence

Dr. Amy Goldberg, Temple Hospital’s chief of trauma and surgical critical care, stood in the hospital’s emergency room and held up a blunt-looking metal tool so 20 boys, 8th graders from Finletter, could see it.

04/27/2013

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1 Hospitalized After Shooting In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting early Saturday in the city’s Eastwick section.

04/20/2013

Chris Christie (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Announces Plan To Curb Gun Violence

The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.

04/19/2013

Chris Christie File Photo (Credit:  John Moore/Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Christie To Discuss Gun Violence Report

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to have more to say about a report that calls for tighter controls on guns and video games.

04/19/2013

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2 Hospitalized After Double Shooting In Delaware County

Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Delaware County.

04/17/2013

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Police: Barricade In North Philadelphia Ends, Suspect On Loose

Authorities have given the all clear at a barricade situation in North Philadelphia that stemmed from an alleged road rage shooting, but they are still searching for the suspect.

04/14/2013

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2 Dead, 3 Critical After Violent Night In Philadelphia

Police are investigating a series of shootings and other crime that occurred throughout Philadelphia overnight.

04/14/2013

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Belt Buckle Saves Victim In Philadelphia Shooting

Police say a 38-year-old man was saved by his belt buckle which stopped a bullet from penetrating his body.

04/11/2013

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Female Killed After Shot To Head In Philadelphia

Police say a one person is dead after a shooting in Philadelphia.

04/07/2013

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Overnight Shooting Kills 1 In North Philadelphia

Police say one man is dead and another injured after a shooting in North Philadelphia.

04/07/2013

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1 Critical After Shooting In West Philadelphia

One man is in critical condition after an overnight shooting in West Philadelphia, says police.

04/06/2013

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Progressive Group Finds Links Between Weak Gun Regulations And Gun Deaths

In terms of just the number of deaths by firearm, Pennsylvania ranked 4th, New Jersey 18th. Taken on a per-capita basis, though, Pennsylvania is number 16, New Jersey 26.

04/05/2013

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Police Investigate Home Invasion Of 67-Year-Old In Northeast Philadelphia

Police are investigating a home invasion that took place in Northeast Philadelphia.

03/31/2013

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Intruder Fatally Shot While Allegedly Attempting To Rob South Philadelphia Home

Police say an intruder was killed while trying to rob a home in South Philadelphia.

03/31/2013

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