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John McNesby’s Massive Influence on Philadelphia Policing

As FOP president, his political base is small, but his power is huge.

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Krasner: “We’d Like to Get to the Truth” About Cop at Center of Meek Mill Case

Philly’s DA says that his office hasn’t “rendered a judgment” on whether retired narcotics officer Reggie Graham is actually guilty of corruption allegations that were cited in Mill’s bid for a new trial.

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Krasner Announces Big Shakeup in Homicide Unit of DA’s Office

The move by the DA represents real revolution — and maybe some risk.

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Former Philly Cop Who Shot Two Fleeing Black Suspects to Be Indicted

Ryan Pownall will face first-degree murder charges in the June 2017 shooting death of David Jones.

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Here’s Proof That Philly Restaurant Profit Margins Really Are That Small

This is why it’s so hard to run a restaurant in Philly. It’s basic math.

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Peruto: “I Did Not Speak Ill” of Meek Mill Judge

The Philly lawyer pushes back against a report that he was criticizing Judge Genece Brinkley.

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The Justice System Is Screwing Meek Mill. Is It Also Screwing the Cop Who Arrested Him?

Reggie Graham, the cop who collared Meek Mill in 2007, has emerged as a stand-in for bad police everywhere. But that’s not the whole story.

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Garces Group Declares Bankruptcy; Restaurants Will Stay Open for Now

The Iron Chef’s empire will restructure as part of a $5 million partnership with Louisiana-based Ballard Brands.

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A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal

As the movement to overturn the rapper’s 10-year-old conviction on drug and gun changes gathers momentum, a sworn statement long buried in sentencing notes complicates the picture.

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Jose Garces in Crisis: The Trials of a Celebrity Chef

Jose Garces turned himself into one of America’s culinary superstars. Then the hits stopped coming.

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Vince Fumo Would Like to Be Vince Fumo Again

How does that make you feel, Philadelphia?

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Did Rafael Robb Plot the Perfect Murder?

Ten years after he bludgeoned his wife to death, the former Penn prof is a free man.

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Do They Still Make Republicans Like Tom Ridge?

More important: Do they still make Democracies like America?

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The Invisible Man

Luis Cortés has spent the past 30 years breakfasting with American presidents, helping Latinos, and building a new Notre Dame. So why haven’t you heard of him?

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Generational Poverty: Trying to Solve Philly’s Most Enduring Problem

Is there a way out?