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Police: “Anarchists” Vandalized the South Street PPD Mini-Station

Philadelphia police are looking for a group of 10 to 12 people they believe to be anarchists who vandalized two squad cars and the area […]

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Philly Police Send Out Photo of Wrong Man in Child Porn Arrest

Philly police announced this week the arrest of a suspect who allegedly posted child pornography to his Instagram account – but the department sent out a photo of […]

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Feds: Philly Cop Helped Baltimore Officers Sell Seized Drugs

The Philadelphia Police Department has suspended a 35th District officer for 30 days with intent to dismiss after he was indicted by federal authorities in […]

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Three People Are Shot in Philly Every Day

From January 1st to October 24th of this year, a total of 1,006 people have been wounded or killed in shootings across Philadelphia, according to police […]

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Police Search for Escaped Prisoner, Find North Philly Heroin Operation

Philly police made an unexpected discovery during a search for an escaped prisoner on Tuesday night. Officials were looking for 19-year-old Lamic Conde, who was in custody […]

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WATCH: Man Carjacked in West Philly

Police are searching for five suspects wanted in connection to a carjacking in West Philly last Friday. Officials say the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on October […]

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Philly Police to Roll Out Safer Patrol Cars, More Body Cameras

On the same day that WHYY revealed the Philadelphia Police Department’s plan to outfit each of its 4,000 officers with body-worn cameras, Mayor Kenney’s Office […]

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Council Moves to Prohibit Offensive Symbols on City Property

Weeks after a Confederate flag was allegedly discovered on a Philly narcotics officer’s personal vehicle, City Council is moving to prohibit potentially offensive symbols on city […]

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Police Search for Prisoner Who Escaped From Temple Hospital

Police are searching for a prisoner who reportedly escaped from Temple University Hospital on Thursday. Officials say Alex Alvarado was in custody when he fled the […]

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Police Arrest Man in Shooting of a 6-Year-Old

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a shooting on a residential block in North Philadelphia last week that left a six-year-old boy […]

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Police Investigating Baby Found in Trash Bag in Rhawnhurst

Philly police are investigating after a baby was found dead in a trash bag on Sunday in a Rhawnhurst home. Police said they received a […]

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Man Stabbed to Death Outside Free Library in Center City

This is a developing news story. Check back for more information. A man was stabbed to death on Friday morning outside the Free Library of […]

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Teen Killed in Crossfire of Germantown Shootout

A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other teens were wounded last night after they were inadvertently caught in the crossfire of either two people […]

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Center City Shooter Evades Arrest By Ducking Into PATCO Station

Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded […]

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Attack of the Mating Gnats!

The Philadelphia area welcomed thousands of unwanted guests on Monday night as a swarm of pesky gnats descended on the Delaware Valley in what experts […]