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Police Look for 7-Year-Old Suspect in a Philly Home Invasion Attack

Police say that three kids broke into a woman’s home in Juniata and beat her with ropes, sticks, a potted plant and a plunger before […]

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Commissioner Ramsey to Live-Tweet National Night Out in Philly

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey will seize control of the department’s Twitter handle so that he can live-tweet Philly’s National Night Out on Tuesday. National […]

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America Is Starting to Notice Killadelphia

We’re used to it. We wake up every morning and read reports of violent home invasions in Olney. We catch clips on the evening news […]

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Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Says the Daily News Screwed Up an Internal Investigation

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Says the Daily News “F#$%ed up.” The Philadelphia Police Department rehired an officer who was fired last year. Officer Joseph Sulpizio […]

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Retired Philly Police Captain Wears His Uniform at Independence Hall Protest

Ray Lewis—the 60-year-old former captain in the Philadelphia Police Department who was arrested during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration—was protesting with Occupy Philly today at […]

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Who Makes What: A List of Pennsylvania’s Most Expensive Public Employees

Pennsylvania’s Top-Earning Public Employees. What does Mayor Nutter bring in this year? How much is Charles Ramsey paid after taking a $60,000 raise? How short […]

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Philly’s 2012 Murder Rate is Outrageous

New year, same ol’ Killadelphia. There have been 12 murders in the city since the ball dropped and the curtain closed on 2011. In the […]

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The Philadelphia Police Department is Hiring

Looking for work? Less than thrilled with Killadelphia’s reputation? Apply to join the fuzz. The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications from today until March […]

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Still Earning the Killadelphia Moniker

Philadelphia, again, had the highest homicide rate of the nation’s ten most populous cities in 2011. In 2007, 392 people were murdered in Philadelphia. That […]

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Philly’s Cops and the Piling-On Problem

Piling-on has been a problem for Philadelphia since before Commissioner Charles Ramsey took charge of Philly’s police force. Cops looking to earn extra cash add […]

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10 Youths Found in Connection With “Dungeon” Case

10 Youths Found in Connection with Philly “Dungeon” Case. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey spoke about the case last evening and indicated that six children and […]

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Vice President Biden in Town Tomorrow

Vice President Joe Biden and Director of National Drug Control Policy Gil Kerlikowske are coming into town tomorrow to talk about the American Jobs Act […]

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Philly’s Murder Rate Is Up, but Nutter and Ramsey Are Playing With Stats

Murders are up, but the Philadelphia Police Department’s website states they are down—because they’re comparing this year’s killings to those from 2007. If the CEO […]

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Philadelphia Police to Meet With Occupy Philly Organizers

Last night, organizers of Occupy Philly met with 1,000 potential demonstrators and agreed to begin the event at City Hall tomorrow morning. Today, Philadelphia Police […]

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Violent Crime Down in Philly

With flash mobs, earthquakes, hurricanes, rec center shootings, cat hoarding, Facebook murder plots, and the Arlene Ackerman buyout situation, life in Philadelphia may have seemed […]