The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently highlighted an important legal issue regarding Pennsylvania's Dram Shop Law.
Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections has a long list of buildings that are dangerous and need to be demolished. That list currently contains close to 600 properties and L&I lacks the funding to take care of them all.
A building explosion in Harlem has claimed the lives of at least two people and left nearly two dozen injured. The explosion occurred this morning around 9:30 a.m. when nearby residents said they heard a loud boom that caused glass on storefronts to shatter.
A shooting at a Pittsburgh bar took the life of one victim and injured four others on Friday morning, around 1:25 a.m. A gunman entered the Rendezvous Phase II bar and began shooting. The gunman was then able to get away and is still at large.