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PPD Investigating Cop’s Fatal Shooting of Dirt Biker

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a cop-involved shooting of an unidentified armed man in North Philadelphia Thursday. Police told reporters that the shooting occurred around […]

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PPD: Jewelry Thieves Stole $30K in Gems From South Philly Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=200&v=GBnbp_jlNL8 Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects who they say stole $30k in jewelry from a South Philadelphia home. The thieves, two men and […]

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PPD Investigating Sexual Assault in Wawa Bathroom

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who they say sexually assaulted a man in a Port Richmond Wawa in April. 

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16-Year-Old Girl Hit by Freight Train in Critical Condition

This is a developing story. Police say a 16-year-old girl who was struck by a CSX freight train in Southwest Philadelphia this afternoon is in […]

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Juveniles Caught Punching Disabled Man on Camera Arrested

Police have arrested the juveniles who were seen punching a disabled man in a video that went viral on Facebook this week. Four of the youths […]

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Off-Duty Cop Body-Slammed 14-Year-Old, Left Him With Skull Fracture, Says Family

At the start, it was just kids being kids. Around 5:45 p.m. on May 11th, Naji Tribble, a 14-year-old Brewerytown resident, and four friends stopped […]

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Police Investigating Viral Video of Teens Punching Disabled Man

UPDATE: Police say they have identified the teenagers in the video and that additional information is forthcoming. Philadelphia police are investigating a viral video of […]

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Two Killed in Execution-Style Shooting in Mt. Airy

A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were each found fatally shot, execution style in East Mt. Airy over the weekend as Philadelphia police continue to […]

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The PPD Wants You to Drive With “Covfefe”

Covfefe: the viral typo born into the world last night via President Donald Trump’s small, tweeting hands. The word has inspired a slew of headlines like “Trump targets […]

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Lawyers Say Stop-and-Frisk Still Targets Black Residents in Philly

A report released earlier this month found that stop-and-frisk practices were slowly improving in Philly. But follow-up analysis compiled by the same group – plaintiffs in […]

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Neighbors Outraged That Police Didn’t Arrest the Driver of This SUV

Tuesday was almost a tragic day for a woman and her young son in Kensington. A light-colored SUV jumped a curb and hit the child, […]

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Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault at Frankford High

UPDATE: Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old male in what they allege was the attempted rape of a 14-year-old female student. […]

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WATCH: Thieves Tunnel Through West Philly Stores

Philadelphia police are looking for two thieves who they say were caught on camera tunneling into a store in West Philadelphia. According to police, two […]

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Beer Store Owner Charged in Shooting of Alleged Teen Vandal

Police have charged the owner of a Northeast Philadelphia beer store for shooting a teenager who allegedly trashed his store earlier this week. Hanglong Ing, 26, is […]

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Report: PPD Stop-And-Frisk Practices Slowly Improving

Stop-and-frisks conducted by the Philadelphia Police Department declined by 35 percent between 2015-16, according to a new report. The report is the seventh compiled by […]