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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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Gunshot Victim’s Body Pulled From Schuylkill in Center City

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are investigating after a gunshot victim’s body was pulled from the Schuylkill River […]

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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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Center City Realtor Charged With Murdering Her Boyfriend in Fishtown

A 37-year-old Center City realtor has been charged with murdering her boyfriend in Fishtown earlier this week. Jeanette B. Wakefield, of the 1000 block of […]

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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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Police: Gunman Posing as Pizza Delivery Guy Shoots Mount Airy Man

A gunman posing as a pizza delivery guy shot a man in East Mount Airy after attempting to break into his home on Tuesday, according […]

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Police Investigating “Kill Trump” Graffiti Found in Manayunk

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Homeland Security Unit is investigating after the words “KILL TRUMP” were found spray-painted on a wall in Manayunk. Police were called to […]

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Report: 3-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Uncle Near LOVE Park

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. A man was reportedly shot multiple times by his 3-year-old nephew shortly before noon on Friday […]

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GoFundMe for Family of Slain Spring Garden Father Reaches $250K in 7 Days

A GoFundMe page for the family of Gerard Grandzol, the father who police say was fatally shot in front of his 2-year-old daughter in Spring Garden […]

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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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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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Father Shot, Killed in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter in Spring Garden

Police say a father was shot and killed on Thursday night in front of his 2-year-old daughter in Spring Garden. Gerard Grandzol, 38, was shot around 8 […]

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Judge: Broad Street Median Parking Is Here to Stay – for Now

It’s the end of the line for the lawsuit filed in July by self-proclaimed urbanists who sought to end median parking on Broad Street. On Wednesday, […]

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Philly Woman Gets 8 Years in Prison For Trying to Join ISIS

A 33-year-old mother of two from North Philly has been sentenced to eight years in prison for communicating with and supporting Islamic State fighters online. […]