In Philadelphia, a Mass Shooting Leaves Five Dead

In a neighborhood where violence is not uncommon, witnesses described an intense barrage. A suspect has been taken into custody. Maybe this Fourth of July would be different. The gun violence that has plagued Philadelphia has been inching down, steadily. Perhaps Independence Day would pass without the bloodshed that has marred it in recent years. But sometime after 8 p.m. on the eve […]

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