As the city continues to work on a plan for police officers and other city employees during papal weekend, police officers are concerned over where they are going to stay and for how long.
Officials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer’s family.
It’s been a tough couple of days for Philadelphia and its police department with the loss of Officer Robert Wilson III. But for the 22nd District, located at 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue, it may be a bit tougher.
State senator-elect Art Haywood says his first action after he is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Senate on January 6th will be to introduce a bill that requires the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor whenever a suspect is killed by police.
There was a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the team’s new OC6, an outrigger canoe which seats six paddlers. The crowd was invited to touch the vessel, and then there was a celebration with fire and hula dancers.
For victims of domestic abuse, “These cell phones really are a lifeline,” says Katie Young-Wildes with Women Against Abuse.
Twenty-one additional fallen police officers now have a final place of honor, as plaques in their names were dedicated outside FOP headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Boys Choir has a new home and officials will be rolling up their sleeves and moving in this Friday, February 1st.
Jonathan McNesby, president of FOP Lodge 5, says Commissioner Charles Ramsey’s decision to fire Lieutenant Jonathan Josey will be appealed.
The City of Philadelphia has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the savage beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless early Saturday morning. The Philadelphia FOP added $5,000 more.
Pennsylvania state representative Angel Cruz (D-Phila.) says there are too many unknowns when it comes to even minor traffic accidents, and he wants to make it mandatory that cops respond and investigate.