Philadelphia To Have Independent Consultant Examine City's Response To Recent Protests, Including Police Department's Use Of ForceThe investigations will include an examination of the Philadelphia Police Department's use of force during the protests and other activities.
'Armed Vigilantism Will Not Be Tolerated': Philadelphia Officials Condemn Fishtown Residents Armed With Baseball Bats In NeighborhoodMayor Jim Kenney called the group's actions "antagonistic and made a bad situation worse."
13 Philadelphia Police Officers Injured, 14 Arrests Made After George Floyd Protests Turn ViolentPolice and protesters began to clash on Saturday afternoon and multiple police vehicles were set on fire.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Tells Protesters To 'Keep Each Other Safe' Ahead Of Justice For George Floyd RallyKenney took to social media to let city residents know he shares in the outrage many are feeling due to recent events.
Reopening Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Says 'No Restaurant Should Be Announcing Plans To Launch Outdoor Dining On June 5'Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has pumped the breaks on restaurants resuming outdoor dining when the city moves into the yellow phase of Pennsylvania's reopening plan.
'Just Too Many Damn Guns': Mayor Kenney Outraged After Gun Violence Claims Life Of Second Child In Philadelphia In Last 5 WeeksPhiladelphia police say they have recovered the weapon used in the shooting.
'It Will Be Their Fault': Mayor Kenney Warns Large Gatherings Could Keep Philadelphia In Prolonged ShutdownVideo of a large gathering in Brewerytown Monday night is causing concern and frustration among city leaders.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Tells Residents To Prepare For 'New Normal' When City ReopensHealth Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said the new normal will involve smaller numbers of people in interior spaces, barriers between people like glass shields at stores, spacing and wearing masks in public.
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Reveals Peak Of Coronavirus Pandemic 'Worse Than We Had Estimated Before' As Over 100 New Deaths ReportedHealth Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says the high number came after the health department matched up the databases of reported COVID-19 cases and death certificates.
Philadelphia Extending Recycling Collection Every Other Week Through June 26Mayor Jim Kenney made the announcement during a Friday briefing.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Philly Officials 'Can't Put A Date' On When City Can Reopen As Several Counties Threaten To Defy Stay-At-Home OrdersMayor Jim Kenney warns that opening too soon would put Philadelphia at risk.
Coronavirus Latest: Shutdown Deals Philadelphia First Real Economic Blow As City Braces For Major Reopen ProtestThe City of Philadelphia is bracing for a major reopen protest Friday.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney 'Not Going To Sacrifice People's Lives' In Reopening City Early As Protesters Plan City Hall RallyKenney says the city will reopen when Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and other medical experts give the go-ahead.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Tells Residents Still Not Wearing Face Coverings Outside To 'Just Put On The Damn Mask'Despite the good news, Kenney says he’s still disturbed by the number of people around the city not wearing masks or facial coverings.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: City Raising Fines On Businesses, Individuals Violating COVID-19 Safety Orders As Cases Near 14,500As the number of coronavirus cases neared 14,500 on Thursday, Mayor Jim Kenney said the city will be increasing fines for those who are not following the safety measures that have been enacted.