A simple intervention after arrest cut recidivism in Philly. It ended because of alleged police harassment.
Philadelphia’s first “bail advocates” reduced new arrests and bail violations, and correlated with better case outcomes, including acquittals and lighter sentences.

Pa. lawmakers plan to meet in the Capitol next week, despite coronavirus concerns
Starting Friday, all public events in the Capitol are canceled until further notice, state officials said. That includes tours, school field trips, and rallies.

Coronavirus could wreak havoc on Pennsylvania’s primary election
The primary is seven weeks away. The coronavirus pandemic is uncomfortably much closer than that.

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Some Philly restaurants report business as usual, while others brace for coronavirus’ impact

Like all other facets of live that coronavirus has impacted, the circumstances for Philadelphia-area restaurants and bars is constantly shifting.

Ghost guns proliferate as Philadelphia grapples with gun violence

Since 2018, Philly cops have recovered 118 ghost guns from crime scenes. Critics say the guns pose a danger to the public because they are sold in kits and assembled at home, lacking serial numbers, and cannot be traced to manufacturers.

Amid coronavirus fears, Philadelphia City Council considers pressuring for an end to evictions, foreclosures, utility shutoffs

“We believe housing is a human right, and no one should make a choice between their safety, health, and having to keep a roof over their heads,” Councilmember Helen Gym said.

Philadelphia councilmember introduces bill to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles

If Cherelle Parker's bill passes, Philadelphia would become the first municipality in Pennsylvania to ban discrimination against African Americans who wear their hair in braids, dreadlocks, and twists, or ornamented with beads and barrettes.

Opinion

‘My mom is a doctor. I really don’t want her to get it.’ Philly kids draw coronavirus fears | Opinion

From running out of supplies to seeing loved ones get sick, students share their fears.

An ‘activist educator’ is leaving the Philly school board

Christopher McGinley, whose grandmother spent her career as a janitor at Olney High School, grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from its schools, then taught in them.

Analysis

Philadelphia’s quirky Academy Ball must continue. Now let’s talk about how it needs to change.

This annual birthday party for a building is unlikely and weird in an only-in-Philadelphia way. The challenge is to change with the times while keeping the eccentricity intact.
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