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Overnight Shooting Injures Teen In North Philadelphia

Police are investigating an overnight shooting in North Philadelphia that injured a 16-year-old boy.

06/29/2013

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Bucks DA Says Little Could Have Prevented Ambush Murder of Woman By Ex-Husband

Kenneth Phillip had just been released from jail for violating a protection order when he pumped three shots into his ex-wife, Violeta Isackov, in front of her teenage daughter.

05/10/2013

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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

Legal Responsibility For Another Person’s Violent Behavior

If you provoke a person whom you know has a history of violence, can you be held responsible if he, unsurprisingly, becomes violent?

04/08/2013

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52-Year-Old Male Critical After Being Stabbed In Neck In Philadelphia

An arrest has been made in a stabbing that occurred in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

01/05/2013

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Reports Of Teen With Gun At Strawberry Mansion School Sparks Investigation

Police were called out to a school in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city following reports of a teenager wit a gun.

10/18/2012

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Anti-Violence Leaders From Across County Expected For Conference

The Father’s Day Rally Committee is hosting a three-day conference later this month that is expected to draw anti-violence leaders from all over the country.

10/14/2012

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Woman Strangled, Man Shot To Death In Separate Incidents Monday

Police say a woman has been killed and a man shot to death in different parts of Philadelphia.

09/10/2012

MPAA Ratings

What do movie ratings really mean and who enforces them? Not the police.

05/31/2012

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Philadelphia Anti-Violence Groups Launch ‘Live And Let Live’ Campaign

A group of Philadelphia-area grass-roots organizations have launched a new campaign to fight violence in the city.

02/29/2012

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Religious Leaders Hold Interfaith Inaugural Prayer Gathering for Mayor Nutter

Along with the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter took a pledge before Monday’s Inauguration, “to pray fervently for an end to violence in our region.”

01/01/2012

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Legs Against Arms Run Celebrates Keeping Kids Away From Violence

The Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility holds its annual Legs Against Arms 5-K Run as part of its strategy to keep kids away from the chain of violence, honoring those who have been lost and celebrating the lives of those who are on the right path.

04/10/2011

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New Play at Freedom Theater In North Philadelphia Focuses On Teens And Gun Violence

Journey of a Gun begins with a straw purchase of a weapon, which then moves through several hands and several crimes. Young people make choices and sometimes pay for those choices.

02/20/2011

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South Philly High Enters US Anti-Bias Pact

One year after dozens of Asian students were beaten at South Philadelphia High School, the school district agreed to settle a Civil Rights complaint that grew out of the incident.

12/15/2010

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NJ Legislative Panels OK Tougher Anti-Bullying Law

New Jersey Senate and Assembly panels have approved anti-bullying legislation that proponents say will help stem school violence and prevent teen suicides.

11/15/2010

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