Reality Check: Philly Leaders, Act on Illegal Dumping
It’s a crisis akin to violent crime that the City and state have ignored for far too long, says WURD’s midday host, responding to a Citizen story this week about real steps being made in Houston.
Watch: Aqeela Sherrills on Brokering Peace
At our fourth annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival, the renowned peacemaker shared how he's had success fighting violence in Newark and Los Angeles through community-based intervention.
Fighting Crime Through…Home Repairs?
According to new Penn research, home improvements can cut homicides by nearly 22 percent. Philly 3.0’s engagement director breaks down what that means for Philly
The Buck Stops Elsewhere
With an election looming and body bags piling up at an alarming rate, can D.A. Larry Krasner skirt accountability?
Who Have They Left Behind?
The Philadelphia Obituary Project chronicles the devastating toll of our city’s murder epidemic, one victim at a time
The Krasner Referendum
The race for DA is off to a too-familiar start. Here’s hoping it will include a debate over what smart reform might look like
Larry Krasner’s Inconvenient Truth
It’s nearly three years in. Is there any data to suggest the progressive experiment of D.A. Larry Krasner is or is not working?
Does Police Reform Include Better Policing?
A virtual panel discussion last week was full of talk of reform. But you wouldn’t have known we’re in the midst of a tragic murder epidemic