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Chinese Officials Want Terracotta Warrior Thumb Thief “Severely Punished”

Chinese officials have a bone to pick with the Franklin Institute. Last week, we told you that a 24-year-old man allegedly sneaked into the museum’s Terracotta […]

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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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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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Philadelphia Leaders React to Florida High School Shooting

With 17 reported casualties, the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday stands as the deadliest school shooting to occur […]

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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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Report: Suspect in Penn Student’s Murder Has Neo-Nazi Ties

The suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Penn student Blaze Bernstein earlier this month is “an avowed neo-Nazi” belonging to one of the most violent […]

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Police: Skateboarders Assaulted Man on Market Street

Police are searching for a group of skateboarders who they say attacked a man on Market Street right at the height of rush hour on […]

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Philly Charter School Teacher Charged With Corruption of Minors

This is a developing story. Philadelphia charter school teacher Erik Way was arrested on Wednesday and charged with corruption of minors. According to court records, […]

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Here’s the Guy Charged With Punching a Police Horse at the Eagles Game

There are some days when you realize that you probably should have never gotten out of bed, and for 22-year-old Taylor Hendricks, that day appears […]

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WATCH: Christmas Tree Thief Strikes in South Philly

Is nothing sacred? Don’t worry: I already know the answer to the question. The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to solve […]

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Did This Sanitation Worker Just Steal a Port Richmond Resident’s Package?

A growing scourge of city living in the Amazon age is package theft. With Christmas right around the corner, not a day goes by without […]

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Philly Child Protection Agency Contractor Charged in Child Porn Case

A longtime contractor with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services has been arrested and charged in New Jersey with possession of child pornography. The Camden […]

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Police Charge 13-Year-Old Caught With Gun at Society Hill School

A Blue Ribbon school in Society Hill was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a seventh-grade student was found with a gun on the […]

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Police Arrest Teens in Beating Death of Homeless Man

Philly police have arrested three teenagers who allegedly beat a homeless man to death in late November. Officials have charged 14-year-old Brandon Conrad, 16-year-old Malik Page, […]

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Man Charged With Attacking Interracial Lesbian Couple in Brewerytown

The Philadelphia Police Department has arrested a 48-year-old Philadelphia man accused of attacking an interracial lesbian couple in Brewerytown on Tuesday afternoon. Police say that […]