Julie Shaw, Philly Inquirer

Julie Shaw

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Julie:

Mount Airy woman starts fireworks task force to stop consumer use of the explosives in the city

According to Philadelphia Police statistics, there have been 947 calls in the city related to fireworks, bombs, or other explosions from May 29 to June 21. → Read More

Husband killed and wife wounded in Kingsessing shooting, part of Friday-to-Monday gun violence

Before the shooting, the gunman and husband were on the street “involved in a physical altercation,” Inspector Scott Small said. → Read More

Police ID knife-wielding man who was fatally shot by an officer in Frankford last month

Police on Wednesday identified a man who was fatally shot by police in Frankford as Terrell Mitchell, 35. They said the shooting happened after Mitchell threatened a SEPTA employee with a knife. → Read More

Police seek Powelton Village man in killing of transgender woman whose dismembered body was found in Schuylkill

Police are searching for Akhenaton Jones, 36, of Powelton Village, in the murder of Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells, 27. → Read More

Philly Mag editor to step down after newsroom discussions on race

The editor of Philadelphia magazine will depart at the end of the summer and wants his replacement to be someone who isn’t “a middle-aged white guy.” The magazine’s editorial staff on Tuesday called for a company plan to increase racial diversity at the publication. → Read More

Philly city ourt staffer videotaped tearing down Black Lives Matter signs outside South Philly park

The man who tore down the signs at Columbus Square park was identified on social media and by a First Judicial District source as Michael Henkel, a city court employee. → Read More

Advocates, friends urge action after transgender woman’s dismembered body is pulled from the Schuylkill

Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells died from multiple stab wounds and her death has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Friday. → Read More

After his nephew was killed, Philly Police inspector says more people need to ‘galvanize’ against gun violence

“My nephew’s name is Tyshawn Woods, he was a 22 year-old black man. Say his name. His life mattered. #BLM,” Police Inspector Derrick Wood tweeted on Tuesday. → Read More

Family of black man fatally shot by NJ state trooper wants answers; AG’s Office to release recordings

Maurice Gordon, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was shot by a state trooper about 6:30 a.m. May 23 on the Garden State Parkway in Bass River, Burlington County. → Read More

Shooting death of ‘brilliant’ musician Mouhamed Cisse, 18, rocks a close-knit community

Many in the classical music community and his family are grieving that that a teenager with so much promise had his life cut short. → Read More

Amid the unrest and lootings, shootings persist in Philadelphia, including 8 people killed over 2 days

Among the shootings Sunday were a quadruple shooting in Kensington in which four people, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured; a triple shooting in Mantua in which two people died; and a double shooting in which one person was killed. → Read More

2 adults killed, five kids ejected from SUV that crashed in SW Philly, police say

The Chevy Tahoe was reportedly speeding, then flipped over several times, before landing on another vehicle, police said. The driver and several passengers in the Tahoe were ejected from the vehicle. → Read More

SW Philly woman charged with abuse of corpse in death of Delco musician found in Mount Moriah crypt

Donna Morelli has close ties to Mount Moriah Cemetery and the Warlocks Motorcycle Club. → Read More

Pa. woman who stored her Ardmore grandmother’s body in a freezer stole more than $186K, police say

“When we found the body, the freezer was unplugged,” the York County coroner said. → Read More

Edward ‘Ned’ Madeira Jr., 92, former co-chairman, top litigator at Pepper Hamilton

Mr. Madeira spearheaded Pepper Hamilton’s reputation as a national leader in mass tort litigation in pharmaceuticals and medical devices and was a highly accomplished antitrust litigator. He had also served on the board of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. → Read More

Ardmore grandmother kept dead in freezer for years so granddaughter could collect Social Security, police say

Glenora Reckford Delahay, who reportedly died in 2004 at age 97, was kept in a freezer by her granddaughter, Cynthia Black, for 15 years, police said. → Read More

Trenton man dies after being shot at Bucks County Holiday Inn, police say

The victim was identified by police as Davon Frink, 25, of Trenton. → Read More

Courts around the Philly region are inching toward a busier — and more digital — new normal

Many of the proceedings will be aided by phone or videoconferencing — a relative leap forward for an institution that has often been slow to embrace new technologies. → Read More

Man, 50, dies in West Philly shooting

The shooting occurred about 1:40 a.m. on Yewdall Street, just south of Market Street, police said. → Read More

Bucks boy, 13, who drove off May 3, is back home after being found safe in La.

Kadin Kent Willauer and his parents’ minivan are back in Pa., but police declined to give further details. → Read More