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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 […]

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WATCH: Man Shoots Gun Into North Philly Home

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who shot a gun into a North Philly home earlier this month. Officials say the incident occurred around […]

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LISTEN: Meet the Retired Black Cop Who Became a Whistleblower

The season finale of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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16-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Deadly Spring Garden Carjacking

A teenager who was arrested in Thursday’s fatal carjacking attempt in Spring Garden will be charged as an adult. Marvin Roberts, 16, and his brother, 21-year-old Maurice […]

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Philly Police Suspend Cop Who Killed David Jones

After answering to Internal Affairs on Thursday for his role in the shooting death of a 30-year-old dirt bike rider in North Philadelphia earlier this […]

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Report: Temple Student’s Body Taken 100 Miles in a Lyft

Joshua Hupperterz, the 29-year-old man who is accused of murdering 22-year-old Temple University student Jenna Burleigh last week, used Lyft to transport her remains in […]

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Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

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Police Searching for Bold Center City Bank Robber

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who robbed a Center City bank branch on […]

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Police Arrest Homeless Man in Center City 7-Eleven Stabbing

Philly police have arrested a homeless man who allegedly stabbed a cashier in a Center City 7-Eleven earlier this week. 

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Pa. Senate Bill Would Force Protesters to Pay for Rallies

A Pa. Senate bill introduced earlier this month would force some protesters to foot the bill for costs connected to rallies. Under state Senate bill 754, protesters who […]

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WATCH: Activists Protest Philly’s Rizzo Statue

After word spread throughout the city that pro-Frank Rizzo statue supporters were planning a protest outside of the Municipal Services Building on Monday afternoon, a […]

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$15K Reward Offered for Suspect Accused of Pouring Gas on Police, Fire Vehicles

Officials are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect accused of dousing police and fire vehicles in gasoline last […]

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Police and Fire Vehicles Found Covered in Gasoline in West Philly

The Philadelphia Police and Fire departments are investigating after several of their vehicles were found covered in gasoline in a shared garage in West Philly.

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Meet the PPD’s New Explosive-Detection Puppies

Introducing George and Ralph: two balls of golden fuzz that will soon become Philly canine heroes. The Philadelphia Police Department posted photos this week of […]