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Cow Escapes Old City Nativity Scene Twice, Makes a Run for It on I-95

Forget Rudolph – Stormy the cow is going down in history. This morning, Stormy, a brown and white bovine belonging to Old First Reformed United […]

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Rowers Rescue Woman After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill

Rowers from the Penn Athletic Club helped rescue a 61-year-old woman after her car plunged into the Schuylkill River on Tuesday night. Police say the incident occurred around 5:15 […]

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Police ID 15-Year-Old Found Burned Atop SEPTA Train

Police have identified the boy found burned atop a SEPTA train last week as 15-year-old Raekwon Jones of West Philly. Jones, who lived in Mill Creek, was […]

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Father, Grandmother Charged After 3-Year-Old Shoots Self

A three-year-old Philadelphia girl got hold of her father’s gun on Sunday and accidentally shot herself. Police say the child’s father, Terrance Williams, and grandmother, Barbara McGill, […]

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Police: Man Stabbed Victim Over Parking Dispute in Spring Garden

Police say a fight over parking in Spring Garden this weekend left one man in critical condition. According to officials, two men got into an argument […]

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Police, FBI Search for Alleged Center City Bank Robber

Philly police and the FBI are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Center City on Friday, November 24th. Officials say the […]

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Police: Man Tied Up With Vacuum Cord During NoLibs Home Invasion

You may have heard a NoLibs-based horror story on Wednesday. Rumors of a home invasion swirled after residents took to the Northern Liberities Neighbors Facebook group to share […]

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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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Police: Penn Student Suffers Fractured Skull in Robbery

Philly police are searching for two suspects who allegedly beat and robbed a University of Pennsylvania graduate student on Sunday. Officials say the 26-year-old Penn student was […]

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Police: Man Fired Bullets Into Group of Teens, Killing 16-Year-Old

Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot into a crowd of teens on Sunday morning in North Philly, killing one youth and injuring at […]

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Republican Power Broker, CEO Found Dead in Delaware River

A Republican powerbroker and CEO was found dead in the Delaware River this week. Police pulled 83-year-old Fred Anton’s body from the waters around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, one day […]

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16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Is in Custody

Police say a suspect they believe pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of two South Philadelphia teens last week was taken into custody on […]

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Police ID Person of Interest in Murder of South Philly Teens

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly police have identified a person of interest allegedly tied to the murder of two South […]

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Bullets Spray Home Connected to South Philly Teens’ Murder

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Police are investigating a shooting in South Philly on Friday morning in connection with the […]

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More Than 1,000 Gather at Vigil for Teen Boys Slain in South Philly

A vigil for the two 16-year-old boys who were tragically murdered in South Philly this week drew more than a thousand people to a quiet […]