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Exotic Dancer Accuses Eagles Player Nelson Agholor of Rape

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor has been accused of raping a dancer at Cheerleaders […]

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The Schuylkill River Trail Attacks: Can We Keep the Trail Safe?

The scene on the Schuylkill River Trail looked like something out of a tourism director’s Kodachrome dream: pockets of people of different ages and races […]

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FW: Frank Fina Has Left the D.A.’s Office

Frank Fina‘s controversy-plagued tenure with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has quietly — like really, really quietly — come to an end. 

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The City Has Sunk $40 Million Into a New Police Headquarters It Might Not Use

OK, so a lot of people are intrigued by the idea of the Philadelphia Police Department possibly moving its headquarters to 400 N. Broad Street, the […]

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Sources: Police Are Considering Moving Headquarters to Old Inquirer Building

In a move that would be rich with real estate-related irony, the Philadelphia Police Department is considering relocating its headquarters to the former home of the Inquirer […]

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A Second-Grader Brought a Loaded Glock to School Today

A second grade student at Grover Cleveland Mastery Charter found a surprise in his book bag when he got to school this morning: a fully-loaded […]

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Amtrak 188 Survivor Finally Meets His “Guardian Angels”

Bob Hewett had a small request when the one-year anniversary of the catastrophic Amtrak crash rolled around earlier this month: He wanted to meet the men […]

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Lawyers for Amtrak Victims Don’t Buy NTSB’s Report

There had to have been some kind of explanation lurking under the twisted wreckage of Amtrak Train 188, something that went beyond simple human error. […]

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Fallen Philly Cop Robert Wilson Honored with Medal of Valor

The White House ceremony was nice, but oh, how Sgt. Robert Wilson‘s family wishes they hadn’t needed to be there for it. President Barack Obama […]

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How Frankford Remembers Amtrak 188

Christine Jerger’s plan to go for a quiet nighttime bike ride was interrupted by what seemed like the end of the world. A flash of […]

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Philly’s Court-Appointed Attorneys Are Getting Screwed

If the world has learned anything from Saul Goodman, it’s that the road to prosperity sure as hell isn’t paved in the salaries of court-appointed attorneys. […]

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D.A.’s Office Enlisting Volunteers to Help Wayward Youths

Let’s say you’re a kid, all of 15 or 16, and you get caught doing something stupid. (Go ahead, think back to being that age. […]

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Philly Cop Benched Over Bizarre Bucks County Incident

Police brass have put a veteran Philly cop on desk duty and taken away his gun while they investigate a bizarre confrontation in Bucks County last week. […]

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Ex-Philly311 Worker Pleads Guilty to SEPTA TransPass Scam

Everyone has crazy daydreams at work, even city employees. But listen: That foolproof counterfeiting scheme that you’re kicking around is just a bad idea, man. That’s the […]

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Penn State President: No Evidence Paterno Knew About Sandusky Assault in 1976

Penn State University president Eric Barron denounced a string of new allegations about the extent of the university’s knowledge of Jerry Sandusky‘s sexual abuse of children, and criticized the […]