By JON SCHLOSBERG, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Once again, it is Dr. Ala Stanford to the rescue, this time confronting Philadelphia’s vaccine inequities head on.Last April, Stanford became frustrated with the city’s slow pace of COVID-19 testing, especially in Black and... Read More.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO AND AARON KATERSKY, ABC NEWS (PHILADELPHIA) — Eight people were shot near a SEPTA train station in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, police said. One person is in custody, authorities said, adding that two weapons were recovered. The victims are between the ages of... Read More.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO AND AARON KATERSKY, ABC NEWS (PHILADELPHIA) — Seven people were shot near a SEPTA station in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, police said. One person is in custody, police said, adding that two weapons were recovered. Information on their conditions was not immediately available. This... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Society said the City of Philadelphia's ban on large-scale events violated its First Amendment rights and treated its parade more harshly than demonstrations over racial injustice. The judge said... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (PHILADELPHIA) — City officials in Philadelphia will implement a series of new, stricter measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases continues to rise. Indoor dining has been prohibited, but takeout and delivery service... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Health officials in Philadelphia are urging people who took to the streets to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden's apparent win to get tested for COVID-19.Pennsylvania played a crucial role in the results of... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Authorities released body camera footage and 911 audio involving Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man fatally shot by officers during what his relatives said was a mental health crisis in Philadelphia last week.It marks... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia Convention Center will become the center of election activity in the city on Tuesday at 7 a.m., as hundreds of election officials start working to process hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Two people were charged Thursday with multiple felonies after police found explosives in a van in Philadelphia amid unrest in the city over the death of a 27-year-old Black man, Walter Wallace Jr., by... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- The city of Philadelphia is on high alert Thursday after authorities discovered a van filled with explosives and other suspicious cargo -- including propane tanks, torches and possibly sticks of dynamite -- on... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON and JOSH HOYOS, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- A knife-wielding Black man was in the throes of a mental health crisis, according to his family, when two Philadelphia police officers opened fire 14 times and killed him.The... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON and JOSH HOYOS, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Two Philadelphia police officers fired 14 times killing a knife-wielding Black man whose family said he was in the throes of a mental health crisis.The confrontation that cost 27-year-old... Read More.