WFMZ-TV|2 hours ago
Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close physical locations will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21.
Lebanon Daily News on MSN.com|1 day ago
Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Annville) is introducing a resolution that would terminate the declaration of disaster emergency.
State Police Issues Statement on Pennsylvania Instant Check System for Firearm Purchases
Harrisburg, PA – Major Gary Dance, director of the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Records and Identification, released the following statement today on the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS).
“Technology challenges and a surge in requests resulted in PICS twice going offline on March 17, 2020. An isolated server issue was responsible for the morning outage from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. The second outage happened between 5:00 and 8:40 p.m., due to a backlog of requests. Continue reading
Philly Gun Store Sales “Booming,” But City Says the Shops Must Shut Down
“The ARs have been flying off the shelves,” says the owner of Lock’s Philadelphia Gun Exchange.
By Victor Fiorillo· 3/18/2020, 1:54 p.m.
There has been a lot of confusion over the last couple of days after the city announced that all “non-essential” businesses must close during the coronavirus crisis in Philadelphia. McDonald’s is able to do drive-thru business. Starbucks is selling coffee. The “essential” list now also includes bike stores. So where exactly do Philadelphia gun shops fit in?
Well, if you ask the city, as we did on Wednesday morning, the answer you will get is that Philadelphia gun shops are most definitely not essential Continue reading
By Julie Shaw and Chris Palmer The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)
Mar 16, 2020 Updated Mar 16, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain issued a sternly worded statement Monday contending that Friday’s murder of Cpl. James O’Connor IV in Frankford “was the direct result of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s pro-violent defendant policies.” Continue reading