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Wolf, Democratic Lawmakers Submit Congressional Map Proposals

Days after Gov. Tom Wolf rejected a congressional map submitted by Republicans in the wake of last month’s state Supreme Court gerrymandering decision, Democrats and […]

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Larry Krasner Sues Big Pharma, Drops All Marijuana Possession Charges

On the same day a Philly.com op-ed was published in which Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner (and Mayor Kenney) admitted the failure that was the […]

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Kenney and Krasner: Criminalizing Crack Addiction Was a Mistake

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner declared on Thursday that criminalizing crack addiction in the 1970s and ’80s was a mistake. In an […]

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Center City Macy’s Santa Sentenced for Online Sex Crime

William McKinlay, a 57-year-old Philadelphia resident who previously worked as a Santa at the Center City Macy’s, was sentenced on Monday to serve up to […]

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Rocky? Will Smith? The Geator With the Heater?

This August, we’ll release our 45th Best of Philly issue. (I know, I know, we don’t look a day over 30.) For most of those […]

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Fundraiser for Critically Injured Dirty Frank’s Bartender Tops $11K

A GoFundMe page for Sheila Modglin, the beloved Dirty Frank’s bartender who was critically injured after being hit by a car last week, has brought in […]

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Eagle Chris Long to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Charity

Just how far is Eagles defensive end Chris Long willing to go to help out the less fortunate? To the tippy-top of Africa’s tallest peak, […]

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FBI: Partygoer Stole Thumb From 2,000-Year-Old Statue at Franklin Institute

Apparently things got a little out of hand at the Franklin Institute’s after-hours “Ugly Sweater Party” back in December. Federal authorities say that on December 21st, a […]

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Montco Chemist Charged With Cyanide Theft From Merck Lab

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of a suburban Philadelphia chemist who they say stole more than 200 grams of a […]

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Pennsylvania’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open This Week

The wait for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania will (at long last) come to an end this week. Medical marijuana dispensaries are preparing to open throughout the […]

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Did Somebody Try to Blow Up Delilah’s Over the Weekend?

The police bomb squad unit was called to Delilah’s on Spring Garden Street early Sunday morning after an “unknown device” detonated inside a vehicle parked […]

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PHOTOS: The LOVE Statue Comes Back to Philly

Are you feeling the love, Philly? No, I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day. This is about the LOVE statue, which has officially come home. The statue’s […]

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Ex-Eagle Jon Ritchie Back on WIP After Arrest

WIP midday host and former Eagles fullback Jon Ritchie was back on the air on Tuesday following a brief leave of absence after his arrest […]

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Gov. Wolf Rejects Republicans’ Proposed Congressional Map

Gov. Tom Wolf has rejected the congressional map proposed by Republicans last week. The map was submitted to the governor this past Friday, weeks after the Pa. Supreme […]

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#FreeMeekMill Just Got a Shoutout From the Winter Olympics

You probably don’t know Tit Stante. But soon pretty much all of Philly will. The olympian from Slovenia just gave Philly’s most prominent rapper (at […]