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Here’s What Kenney’s Ethics Team Thinks About the Johnny Doc Raids

It was a week ago today — do you remember where you were? — when federal authorities made quite a show out of raiding numerous […]

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Meet Seth Williams’ New No. 2 Man

District Attorney Seth Williams just handed a top job in the D.A.’s Office to a guy who recently punched him in the face. O.K., we’re […]

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If You Bought a Car from Cheap Auto, We Have Bad News for You

If you’ve purchased a car from a local company called Cheap Auto, you might want to sit down for a minute. Turns out the company was […]

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A Philly Cop Once Accused of Assaulting a Woman Is Getting a Promotion

Jonathan Josey is no stranger to controversy. The veteran Philly cop made national headlines four years ago, when he was accused of striking a woman […]

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Tom Ridge, 49 Other Republicans: Trump Would Be a ‘Dangerous’ President

You guys, seriously — this Donald Trump-for-president experiment could end really, really badly. That’s the gist of a statement released today by 50 Republican officials who […]

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What the Johnny Doc Raids Mean for Philly Politics

I started thinking about Back to the Future Part II the other day. Remember when Marty went back — again — to 1955, and experienced a mind-boggling wave of déjà […]

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The Beginning of the End of the Kathleen Kane Saga: Her Trial Starts Today

What a short, strange trip it’s been for Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s soon-to-be-former attorney general. Around this time four years ago, she was crisscrossing the commonwealth and […]

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At Least 42 Injured When Railing Collapses at Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Concert in Camden

At least 42 people were reportedly injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden on […]

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Bada-Bing! Joey Merlino Arrested By Feds in Massive Mob Bust

Not that you asked, but as of a couple of weeks ago, everything was A-OK in Joey Merlino’s world. “He was doing absolutely great,” said Edwin Jacobs, Merlino’s longtime […]

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Cops: “Vicious” Predator Eyed in Four Kensington Attacks

Did the gruesome stabbings and rapes start in April, or earlier? Is he getting more comfortable, the butcher who preys on prostitutes in Kensington, bold enough […]

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A Modest Proposal: Let’s Keep Guns Out of Kids’ Hands

Did you hear the great news? Philadelphia got through the Democratic National Convention in one piece, proving once again that it can host Big Events every […]

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Here’s What Philly Cops Thought of the DNC Protests

We’ll do better this time. Promise.  City officials did everything but tattoo that message across their foreheads when the Democratic National Convention rolled into town […]

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Chelsea Clinton Humanizes Hillary at DNC

The role Chelsea Clinton needed to play on the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was decided — oddly enough — in Cleveland. When Ivanka Trump […]

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Tom Wolf Bored the Hell Out of People at the DNC

It can’t be easy to speak at a big political convention, right? I ask because Governor Tom Wolf was tasked with spending a couple of minutes behind the […]

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Obama Talks Up Hillary at DNC, Hillary Drops In to Thank Him

He still knows how to work a crowd, Barack Obama, especially one at a convention. Seeing him stand at the podium on the royal blue […]