A group of people gathered in Center City Philadelphia Friday night to hold a vigil for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and to call for Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be held accountable for lying to world leaders.
With a song and a prayer, the victims, families and community leaders stood in solidarity Thursday evening. They called it a night to start the healing process.
School nurses plan a vigil Thursday night to honor a 12-year-old who died after an apparent asthma attack at a public school with no nurse.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a series of prayer vigils at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday.
A candlelight vigil is being planned to mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
One by one teachers at Herbert Hoover Elementary School read off the names of the children and staff killed in Newtown.
With the number of violent deaths in Philadelphia on the rise, a number of community groups and faith-based leaders put together a “Stop the Violence” vigil and 24-hour prayer service open to all.
Sobbing and holding tight to one another, Washington Township high school students, most of them seniors, and many parents gathered on Sunday at the scene of a two car crash that killed their classmate, Nicole Kellenyi on Saturday night.
A vigil was held tonight at the Chesterfield Baptist Church in Burlington County for the little girl who was killed in the bus-dump truck accident. Prayers were also offered for the three children still hospitalized.
The search continues for two people who gunned down a store owner right in front of his wife and baby girl.
A vigil was held to remember the lives of a young mother and her teenage soon who were killed in a car accident on Monday.
Gun control advocates across the country are using the anniversary of the Tucson shootings to call attention to the toll of gun violence.
It’s the anniversary of the Arab Spring–the day a Tunisian fruit vendor lit himself on fire and sparked change within the Muslim world. And to mark that anniversary, more than 100 protesters held a vigil on Sunday in Old City at the People’s Plaza.
In the wake of the Penn State sex abuse scandal, one organization is staging a show of support for the victims.
The home invasion, rape, and robbery of an 81-year-old woman has shaken a southwest Philadelphia neighborhood. Neighbors rallied last night to support the victim.