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WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends With Arrest on North Philly Rooftop

A 25-year-old man described by police as a “menace to society” did his best Spider-Man impression before officers closed in.

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Montco Man Seen With AR-15 Will Likely Be Barred From Owning Guns

Abington’s police chief explains why a man who was apparently attempting to draw police into a 2nd Amendment debate was involuntarily committed.

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“Weak” Gun Laws in Pa., Other States to Blame for N.J. Crime, Say N.J. Officials

Gov. Phil Murphy says the weapons used in 77 percent of New Jersey’s crimes involving guns were from states other than his own.

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Voters to Settle Policy on Sexual Harassment Training for City Employees

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has sponsored a primary ballot measure to make the training mandatory for all city workers.

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SEPTA Considers Dropping Transfer Fees as Part of Bus Network Overhaul

The potential move is said to have an impact on the bus system’s eventual redesign.

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Sit-In Planned for Haters of the LOVE Park Redesign

Outraged by the lack of seating at the new JFK Plaza, a group of Philadelphians have planned a lawn-chair takeover on Tuesday afternoon.

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The Next Philly Free Streets Destination: North Broad

The third installment of the popular automobile-free event will take place on August 11th.

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Police: Temple Student Shot Dead in Off-Campus Apartment

PPD has identified 21-year-old junior Daniel Duignam as the victim of Saturday night’s fatal shooting in North Philly.

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Federal Investigators Detail Probe of Southwest’s Emergency Landing at PHL

The National Transportation Safety Board says the fan blades in Flight 1380’s failed engine made more than 32,000 trips.

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Facebook Privacy Breach Affected Nearly 3M Pennsylvanians

“Nearly a quarter of the commonwealth’s residents had their personal data compromised,” says attorney general Josh Shapiro.

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ACLU Sues SEPTA Over Rejected “Political” Ads

The transit authority refused several proposed ads that would have touched on racial disparities in the home-mortgage market.

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Michelle Obama Caps Star-Studded College Signing Day at Temple

The “forever First Lady” was joined by Bradley Cooper, Questlove, Malcolm Jenkins, and more.

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Being Ben and Betsy: The Double Lives of Philly’s Historical Interpreters

Think tourists’ questions, terrible shoes, and surviving a Philadelphia summer in colonial garb.

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Carson Wentz Announces Plan to Build Sports Complex in Haiti

The Eagles quarterback’s AO1 Foundation is seeking donations for the project, with Wentz himself matching up to $500,000.

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Police Chief: Man Toting AR-15 Was Trying to Provoke “Debate”

Abington’s head of police chastised the unidentified firearm owner for causing “unnecessary alarm” on Monday.