In response to the shooting in North Philly on Aug. 14, a press conference was held at City Hall to offer solutions and call others to action against gun violence.
The tragedy of hate crimes in the United States is uncontrollable, and nothing is more effective when it comes to politics than a circumstance where everyone enters the blame game.
La tragedia por armas de fuego en Estados Unidos es incontrolable, y nada es más eficaz a la hora de hacer política que una circunstancia donde todos entren en el juego de la culpa.
That is how one of the signs read, placed at a makeshift memorial outside the mall where 20 died last Saturday, perhaps to make us all remember we are one large human family.
A neighborhood often plagued by violence got a much needed respite with a night of fun on Aug. 5.
Las tragedias presentes y pasadas están más cerca de lo que pensamos.
The tragedies of our time — and those that came before — are closer to us than we think.
The House of Representatives also conducted a bi-partisan policy hearing on gun violence as a public health crisis.
City Councilman David Oh sat down with AL DÍA to discuss the controversial soda tax, the recently passed Fair Workweek legislation, violence in the city, the opioid crisis, marijuana legalization, Philly's sanctuary city status, and more.
"Estas recomendaciones reconocen que la violencia es, en última instancia, un síntoma de la crisis más grande de la pobreza generalizada en Filadelfia", dijo Kenney.
“These recommendations recognize that violence is ultimately a symptom of the larger crisis of pervasive poverty in Philadelphia,” Kenney said.
Durante el que se ha convertido en un tumultuoso segundo año para el presidente Trump, dos líderes latinas han emergido, desafiando al establishment y demandando un cambio.
In what proved to be a tumultuous second year of the Trump presidency, two Latina leaders emerged, challenging the establishment and demanding change.
As of Sept. 25, police have recorded 244 homicides this year, a 10 percent increase compared with the same date in 2017. The mayor is taking action.
La injusticia pudre el sistema de justicia.
Injustice rots the justice system.
In the wake of March for Our Lives and national movement on gun reform, youth examine the causes and effects of gun violence in the city at the PHL Youth Talks event.
The helicopter was deployed in the wee hours of Sunday after gunmen ambushed members of the security forces just across the border from Laredo, Texas.
Defensores de la reforma de la ley de control de armas se reunieron en la Alcaldía de Filadelfia para recordar a las 17 víctimas mortales del tiroteo de Parkland, Florida, y llamar a la acción contra la violencia con armas de fuego.
Advocates for gun law reform gathered at City Hall to remember the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Florida, and to call for action against gun violence.
Backpacks, cars, panties, and tank tops are all getting the “bulletproof” treatment.
The first reported murder in Philadelphia in the new year happened on Jan. 6.
On a sunny bright but bitter cold day when many around Philly were joyously focused on the bustle of preparations for the holiday season some people gathered inside a Center City church for a solemn remembrance.
Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, candidate for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, sat down with AL DÍA News to discuss establishing a larger platform for his progressive policies.
Rich Negrin runs for DA.