Questions and grief linger after Philly police fatally shoot Walter Wallace Jr.; Mayor Kenney promises ‘speedy and transparent’ investigation
"It didn't have to happen that way," said a cousin of Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man whom police shot and killed Monday. His death sparked protests and unrest in the city overnight.
Police went to Walter Wallace Jr.’s house three times Monday, sources say. During the last visit, officers fatally shot him.
The confirmation of previous visits, by sources not authorized to publicly discuss them, raised questions about what actions police took to try to help resolve the situation before the shooting.
Philly considering new restrictions as cases now exceed the city’s ability to track them; as Pa. cases spike, another uptick at Penn State
Both Pa. and N.J. have seen the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations more than double over the course of the past month, according to an analysis of state data.
The analysis is the latest salvo in a long-running battle to address inequities in the state’s public school system.
Craig Callaway worked on behalf of Democrat Amy Kennedy's primary campaign. But he says a falling out led him to reconnect with Van Drew.