Crime

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy math teacher Andrew Wolf, who has been arrested by the FBI and charged with child pornography (photo via SCH Facebook page)
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Fired Springside Chestnut Hill Teacher’s Victims Included His Own Students, Feds Now Say

When the feds arrested Springside Chestnut Hill Academy math teacher Andrew Wolf on child pornography charges in October, many worried that the alleged crimes might […]

larry krasner, the district attorney of philadelphia
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Now That Larry Krasner’s Apologized, Will the Pols Who Flogged Him Do Something About Gun Violence?

There was ignorance, backlash, backpedaling, and finally, shame. Last week during a press conference, District Attorney Larry Krasner made the ignorant decision to try to […]

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Philly Just Surpassed 500 Homicides. Can We Admit Gun Buyback Programs Aren’t Helping?

With a month to go in 2021, Philadelphia has already hit 500 homicides. At an average of one homicide every 16 hours in the city, […]

bobby henon, who was just convicted along with johnny doc, and seth williams
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The Utterly Ridiculous History of Corrupt (and Allegedly Corrupt) Philly Politicians

’Twas more than a century before the Bobby Henon conviction that muckraking investigative journalist Lincoln Steffens wrote about Philadelphia in a series of articles detailing […]

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Sorry, Dave Chappelle, But LGBTQ Jokes Aren’t Funny. This Killing Shows Us Why

“It’s just jokes — relax,” a guy at my barbershop said last month. He had been making off-color remarks about same-sex marriage as I was […]

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy math teacher Andrew Wolf, who has been arrested by the FBI and charged with child pornography (photo via SCH Facebook page)
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Disturbing New Details Emerge About Springside Chestnut Hill Teacher Charged with Child Porn

Update 1/13/2022: The feds now allege that some of the Andrew Wolf victims included his own middle school students at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Click […]

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy math teacher Andrew Wolf, who has been arrested by the FBI and charged with child pornography (photo via SCH Facebook page)
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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Math Teacher Charged By Feds with Child Pornography

Update 1/13/2022: The feds now say that the victims of fired Springside Chestnut Hill teacher Andrew Wolf included his own middle school students. Read the […]

South Philadelphia resident Michael Dickinson, who has been arrested for his alleged role in the Capitol riots on January 6th in Washington D.C.
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South Philly Man Charged in Capitol Riots

It’s been just over nine months since the Capitol riots took place in Washington, D.C., and so far, law enforcement agencies have charged at least […]

boston marathon dad mike rossi, years prior to his latest arrest
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“Boston Marathon Dad” Mike Rossi Attacks Cops, Gets Probation

When Black people attack cops (or just, you know, sell untaxed cigarettes), they get killed by police. But if you’re a white guy like Mike […]

longtime Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market head Caesar "Sonny" DiCrecchio, who has been arrested by the FBI
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Sonny DiCrecchio Will Plead Guilty to Massive Embezzlement Scheme at Philly Produce Market

Federal criminal cases tend to linger on and on. The FBI arrests somebody. That somebody retains an attorney. And maybe two years later, you’ll get […]

longtime Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market head Caesar "Sonny" DiCrecchio, who has been arrested by the FBI
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Longtime Philly Produce CEO Charged With Embezzling $7.8 Million

The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market is a huge—and by huge we mean 700,000 square foot huge—indoor market located in Southwest Philadelphia by the airport. The […]

some of the Pennsylvania residents arrested as part of the Capitol riot
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More Pennsylvanians Have Been Arrested for Capitol Riots Than Residents of Any Other State

Pennsylvania is, of course, known for playing a pivotal role in American history. The U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were both written here. […]

raphael tiberino and his painting, which was stolen from his west philadelphia home on Sunday
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Help This Prominent West Philly Artist Reunite With His Stolen Painting

Raphael Tiberino was expecting to spend almost all his time this week creating art in his West Philadelphia home, located in the same compound where […]

stephanie hazelton (aka ayla wolf) of medford at the capitol attack
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Medford Mom Stephanie Hazelton Charged By Feds In Capitol Riots

It was only a matter of time for Stephanie Hazelton, the South Jersey woman known previously to Philly Mag readers as one of the loudest […]

photos of tim dillon, a sex offender from Paoli who was reported missing
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Turns Out “Missing” Main Line Man Was Just a Sex Offender in Hiding

Back in 2019, the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System issued a missing persons alert for Paoli’s Timothy Patrick Dillon, who was 25 at the […]