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Contest to Replace Living Flame Memorial

The “Living Flame Memorial” honoring fallen firefighters and police officers of Philadelphia currently sits in Franklin Square—as it has since Rocky was in theaters. Now, […]

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Violent Crime Down in Philly

With flash mobs, earthquakes, hurricanes, rec center shootings, cat hoarding, Facebook murder plots, and the Arlene Ackerman buyout situation, life in Philadelphia may have seemed […]

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Police Presence Increased at Rec Centers

Recreational centers in Philadelphia haven’t exactly been the “safe havens” Mayor Nutter trumped them up to be while handling the flash mob fiasco a few […]

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Earlier Curfew for Philly Kids?

Since the curfew went into effect for minors in Center City and University City, those sections of Philadelphia have seen a reduction in crime—specifically flash-mob […]

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Facebook Murder Target Killed

Earlier this summer, a woman was accused of attempting to put a hit out on her baby daddy via Facebook. Last night—after charges in the […]

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Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Live Chats About Flash-Mobs

With the recent wave of flash-mob violence and the new curfew tonight in Center City and University City, many of the city’s residents had questions […]

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Philadelphia Police Officer Accused of Assaulting Teen

A Philadelphia Police officer is under investigation after a teen accused him of sexually assaulting her in a patrol car early Thursday morning. The officer […]

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Two Students Surrender After Old City Attack

A few weeks ago, a 36-year-old man was walking on Fourth Street between Walnut and Locust Streets in Old City when six teenagers randomly attacked […]

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Mann Center Robbed…Again

In 2008 the Mann Center was robbed of $11,000. This afternoon, a few stickup artists made off with a significantly larger bag of cash. The […]

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“Stop and Frisk” or Sloppy Risk?

“Get back in the fucking car,” yelled one cop to an African American state representative who had identified himself as such, after which he was […]