One lawsuit accuses Philadelphia police of lobbing teargas and firing rubber bullets at protesters indiscriminately as they marched peacefully on a city highway, without regard to their conduct
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Wednesday announced that all code violation notices issued during the protests against police brutality and systemic racism will be waived.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, along with Mayor Jim Kenney, apologized to the public Thursday after tear gas, bean bags and pepper spray were used against protesters who were trapped on the highway.
Philadelphia is on track to move into the green phase of the state's reopening plan on July 3, Mayor Jim Kenney announced during a Thursday afternoon press conference.
Mayor Jim Kenney announced plans to initiate a public process to consider the future of the Christopher Columbus statue.
Mayor Jim Kenney announced that the City of Philadelphia will designate Juneteenth as an official city holiday.
After discussions with the Reconciliation Steering Committee, city council, and the Police Reform Working Group, Kenny’s administration has committed to a number of actions.
Fourteen city council members in a letter to Mayor Jim Kenney said they would not support a $14 million proposed increase to the police budget for the 2021 fiscal year.
An Associated Press photographer on assignment was attacked Thursday afternoon by a passerby while the journalist crossed the street with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Jim Kenney.
The controversial statue of former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner Frank Rizzo has been removed from the plaza in front of the Municipal Services Building. Mural Arts also says a mural of Rizzo in South Philadelphia will be replaced.
Krasner made it clear after the statue was defaced Saturday that it had no place being memorialized in Philadelphia.
FOX 29 Traffic Anchor Bob Kelly reports that the Delaware River Port Authority reopened the Benjamin Franklin Bridge reopened Monday morning.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has implemented a mandatory city-wide curfew starting on Sunday at 6 p.m. that will last until 6 a.m. Monday.
Rizzo, mayor from 1972 to 1980, was praised by supporters as tough on crime but accused by critics of discriminating against minorities.
The peaceful nature of the Justice for George Floyd protest was overshadowed by ensuing violence and ultimately prompted a strong police response and a mandatory, city-wide curfew set to resume at 8 p.m. Sunday.
Philadelphia city officials hold a press conference amid violent protests Saturday in Center City. Mayor Jim Kenney announced a mandatory, city-wide curfew is in place from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled Safer at Home, a plan and executive order outlining the strategy for how Philadelphia will begin to reopen for business.
Restaurants in Philadelphia should not be announcing outdoor dining plans just yet, Mayor Kenney said.
Philadelphia's Wawa Welcome America Festival will be held June 28th through July 4th and will be entirely virtual, according to officials.
The mayor says his original budget needs to be revised because of the coronavirus pandemic.