In other Philly news, while the city council and the mayor were continuing their quest to make the city a sanctuary for as many criminals as possible, the City of Philadelphia set the ALL-TIME murder record.
The city of Philadelphia has set a record in 2021 with 559 murders committed, the most in its history since records began. It has outstripped more populous cities that have also seen rates spike, like New York and Los Angeles. The rate surged from last year’s 499 murders and represented a major increase from 2019’s 356 killings.
Oct 27 2020 – RIOTERS hurled garbage cans at police officers, while a cop car was set ablaze as riots, which left 30 officers injured, broke out across Philadelphia.
By CLAUDIA LAUER The Associated Press February 24, 2022 7:38 AM
The Philadelphia Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a city law banning officers from pulling over drivers for low-level offenses, saying the law illegally preempts existing state laws on traffic violations.Continue reading