'Ineffective Operations Plan': Independent Report Blasts Philadelphia's Handling Of George Floyd Protests, Civil UnrestThe 110-page report says city leaders and the Philadelphia Police Department were not prepared for the large-scaled protests.
Biggest Philadelphia Crime Stories Of 2020: Gun Violence, Looting, & Fatal Police Shooting Of Walter Wallace Jr.Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns, 2020 saw a rise in violent crimes across Philadelphia.
Philadelphia To Waive All Protest-Related Code Violation Notices Issued, Mayor Jim Kenney SaysAnyone who was issued a CVN and has paid can contact OAR for a refund.
'My Face Was Burning': West Philly Councilmember, Community Demand Apology From City For Use Of Tear GasPhiladelphia City Councilmembers are calling on Mayor Jim Kenney to also apologize for authorizing the use of tear gas in West Philly last month.
Peaceful Protests Turn Chaotic As Police Use Tear Gas On Protesters Who Shutdown I-676; Over Two Dozen ArrestedSome protesters climbed a steep embankment and scaled a fence as police fired non-lethal bullets and tear gas canisters.
Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Kenney Tour Damage With Angry Neighbors After Weekend Of Violence, Looting In PhiladelphiaThis weekend's looting pretty much erased the livelihood of a number of small businesses.
More Than 100 Arrests Made Sunday As Mass Violence Continues Across Philadelphia, Police SayThe city entered a second day of unrest as businesses continued to be ransacked and buildings were set on fire.
Residents Stand Guard At South Philadelphia Target After Widespread Looting Hits CityAs protests turned violent and looting broke out in several parts of Philadelphia, there was a sign of hope and unity in South Philadelphia Sunday night.
Statue Of Former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo To Be Moved In 'Another Month Or So,' Mayor Kenney SaysAfter protestors attempted to tear down and burn a statue of former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo on Saturday, Mayor Jim Kenney says the statue is coming down.