A pair of armed robbers are in the hospital after a Lyft driver shot them during a carjacking.
By Stephen Gutowski
Philadelphia’s murder rate is now worse than it was in 1990. Here is one Philly writer’s account of what the state of crime looked like three decades ago.
By Thom Nickels
The American Tort Reform Foundation’s “2021-2022 Judicial Hellholes” report shines a light on Pennsylvania’s overly litigious justice system. It’s time for state lawmakers to reset the scales of justice.
By Curt Shroder
“He’s ignorant. He’s arrogant. He’s just been doing what he wants to do and now the people are starting to wake up and starting to call him out.”
By Linda Stein
It’s time to stop stamping our feet about Larry Krasner. Too much time is wasted yelling about the spark while we ignore the powder keg of crime and deterioration beneath our feet.
By Craig Yeomans
Temple University re-engaging with Philly Police after student murder, despite embrace of “defund” movement
Temple U. will seek more police patrols after a student was murdered near campus. But in 2020, the university was cutting some of its support for the police department.
By Todd Shepherd
The time is now, and demands that we again be bold and show the world we are committed and willing to reduce gun violence and the saving of lives in a new and profound way.
By Seth Williams
“But most politicians continue to play defensive politics with an issue in which lives are at stake, debating things that shouldn’t be debatable.”
By Jabari K. Jones
Dougherty’s conviction has dealt a blow to the Democrat machine in the largest city in the biggest swing state in the nation. Will Philadelphia emerge from crony corruption or will someone fill Johnny Doc’s shoes?
By: Matthew J. Brouillette
Until Philadelphia’s elected officials start taking senseless, spiking violence seriously, every week will be Shark Week.
By Patty-Pat Kozlowski