Violence

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Anti-Violence Rally Held Outside Southwest Philadelphia High School

City officials, school staff and the Philadelphia teachers union held an anti-violence rally outside of the troubled Bartram High School Wednesday afternoon.

11/12/2014

Photo of last year's 5k run. (Photo provided by the Women's Center of Montgomery County. Used with permission.)

Montco Women’s Center To Hold Fundraiser For Domestic Violence Programs

Amid all the controversy surrounding incidents of domestic violence in the NFL, a Montgomery County organization dedicated to ending abuse will raise money this weekend to help fund their programs.

09/24/2014

John Jordan at the podium, along with leaders from more than a dozen community groups at a press conference announcing the Hands Across Philadelphia march at Catalyst for Change Church. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Community Leaders Organize Hands Across Philadelphia Anti-Violence March

Community leaders held a press conference this week to announce the second annual Hands Across Philadelphia march, which is scheduled for next Saturday. Scores of groups will join hands to stop violence in the city.

09/21/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

For The First Time, No Schools Designated “Persistently Dangerous” In The Phila. School District

The School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.

09/03/2014

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Iraqi Exchange Student Concerned About Family During Escalating Violence, Airstrikes

A Kurdish exchange student is studying in Philadelphia at Temple University. But his heart and mind are half a world away with his family in Iraq.

08/08/2014

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Violent Night In North Philly Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Critical

Police are searching for the suspects and motives surrounding two violent crimes in North Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood.

07/11/2014

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As Violence In Iraq Continues To Escalate, Iraqis In Philadelphia Growing More Concerned

As violence in Iraq continues to escalate, Iraqis in Philadelphia are growing more concerned about family still living in their homeland.

06/16/2014

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Concerned Community Rallies To End Epidemic Of Gun Violence In Camden

The show of support Friday was spurred by a man who was killed earlier this year on the streets of Camden.

06/06/2014

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Mothers In Charge Exhibit Uses Portraits To Demonstrate Toll Violence Takes On Children

Mothers in Charge held its annual conference earlier this week. One of the exhibits included portraits of innocent children killed by violence.

05/17/2014

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New Effort Underway To Combat Violence In Chester, Delaware County

Drugs, violence, murder are common coverage topics for the media in Chester. Worse, they can be common sights for kids in neighborhoods worn and left to rot.

05/02/2014

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Chester Residents Voice Concerns About Violence, Investigation into Police Department

Residents frustrated with violence in the city are voicing their concerns about an investigation into the police department.

04/23/2014

Police probe deadly shooting in Vineland on April 14, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

2 Killed, 2 Injured In Violence Spree In Vineland

Police in Vineland, Cumberland County are investigating a spate of violence that left two people dead and two injured.

04/14/2014

Community leaders like Councilman Kenyatta Johnson were there showing support, and vowing to help change the culture at the school. (photo by Justin Udo)

Community Comes Together To Stop Violence At Bartram High School

Philadelphia School District officials, parents and local leaders sat down to discuss what they can do to get the school on the right track.

04/10/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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