Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
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Ramsey at DNC: Clinton Will Build Bridges Between Cops, Communities

Philadelphia continued to be well-represented on stage at the Democratic National Convention, with former Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey speaking for several minutes Wednesday night in the middle […]

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And on the Third Day, Protesters Visited the Comcast Tower

Ten protesters received $50 citations from Philadelphia Police after they flex-cuffed themselves to a railing in the lobby of the Comcast Center on Wednesday afternoon, […]

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The Really Important Criminal Justice Conversation You Missed

The one discussion this week that will probably impact Philadelphia the most in the not-too-distant future took place in a bar on Tuesday afternoon. Mayor […]

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Guess How Many Water Bottles the City Has Dished Out?

This probably won’t come as a big surprise, but Philadelphia officials have gone through a crazy amount of water trying to keep cops and protesters […]

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The DNC — From the Other End of Broad Street

The sky started to turn the color of charcoal on Monday night as David El leaned against a wall outside SEPTA’s busy Olney Transportation Center. Oh, […]

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WATCH: City Removes Mississippi Flags From Broad Street

So far, so good. That was the message Police Commissioner Richard Ross delivered late Monday afternoon, as protesters marched through the city amid record heat […]

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Kenney, Ross Discuss Plans for DNC Protests

Massive protest marches have already started to unfold in Philadelphia, which can only mean one thing: the Democratic National Convention is finally here. Mayor Jim […]

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Desperately Seeking Seth

Seth Williams is sitting on the porch of his home in Overbrook, taking a pull on a cigar and trying to find the right words […]

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Meet the South Philly Anti-Violence Activist Speaking at the DNC

You could’ve knocked Anton Moore over with a feather last week when he got a phone call from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s team, letting him know that […]

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Kensington Looks for Hope After Brutal Attacks on Prostitutes

A tiny pink sign sits on the ground at the edge of an empty lot in Kensington, calling out a reassuring message from the dirt […]

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Report: Former Top Cop John Timoney Battling Lung Cancer

Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney is battling stage IV lung cancer, Newsworks reported earlier today. Timoney, 68, is being treated at a Miami hospital, and […]

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Where Will Black Lives Matter Go From Here?

So what happens next? I found myself mulling that question while covering one of the many protests that took place in Philadelphia during the last few […]

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Cops: Women in Northeast Philly Hotel Died by Suicide

The early details sounded like a recipe for foul play: Two women found suffocated in a cheap hotel room, their hands bound with plastic bags covering […]

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D.A.’s Office: No Charges for Nelson Agholor

Nelson Agholor. (Jeff Fusco) Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced today that he won’t bring criminal charges against Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor, who was accused of […]

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D.A.’s Office: No Charges for Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced today that he won’t bring criminal charges against Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor, who was accused of sexually assaulting a dancer […]