Police Shootings

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Police Shoot Armed Robbery Suspect at KOP Mall Garage

Upper Merion Township police wounded an armed robbery suspect during a confrontation in the parking garage connected to the Lord & Taylor and Nordstrom at […]

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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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Activists Protest at Home of Cop Who Shot David Jones

A small group of Black Lives Matter activists protested on Thursday outside the Bustleton home of Ryan Pownall, the Philly police officer who shot David […]

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Police Shoot Man Who Allegedly Opened Fire in North Philly

Philadelphia police shot a man who allegedly opened fire on them on Monday night in North Philly. Officers say they were responding to a report of […]

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OPINION: Activists Encouraged by New DOJ Involvement in Police Shooting Incident

When it was clear that Jeff Session would indeed assume the top leadership role at the U.S. Department of Justice, activists and city officials around […]

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Police: Officers Shot Armed Suspect in Kensington

Philadelphia police opened fire on a shooting suspect in Kensington Wednesday evening. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 400 block of East Somerset Street, where […]

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Eyewitness to Police Shooting of Dirt-Bike Rider Disputes Official Account

A North Philadelphia man who, along with two of his children, witnessed at close range the fatal shooting of dirt-bike rider David Jones by a […]

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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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Pa. House Passes Another Cop Shooting Bill

A bill that would stall the naming of police involved in deadly shootings has passed the state House.

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Philly Pays $4.4 Million Settlement For ‘Regrettable’ Police Shooting

One of the most troubling police shootings in recent Philadelphia history has led to a massive payout. The Kenney administration announced on Friday that a […]

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Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Stall Naming of Cops Who Shoot Civilians

Gov. Tom Wolf has just vetoed a controversial bill that would have limited transparency at police departments across the state.

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Is Malcolm Jenkins a Model for Protesting in the Age of Trump?

Malcolm Jenkins looks tired. The Eagles have just wrapped up a practice on the Thursday after Election Day at the NovaCare complex in South Philly, and Jenkins […]

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D.A.’s Office to Release Files on Police Shootings

District Attorney Seth Williams on Thursday morning outlined a handful of new steps his office is taking to assure the public that investigations into police […]

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Why Is This Man Dead?

A phone call from Philadelphia woke Mary Lou Ferretti from her dreams. There was a brief conversation that was both incomprehensible and chillingly clear, and […]

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State Legislators Approve Bill Limiting Police Transparency in Pennsylvania

Last week, we told you about three controversial bills being fast-tracked through the Pennsylvania legislature. One of them, a bill that would limit police transparency, is […]