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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 […]

screen shots from a video of Ryan Dubiel deploying pepper spray against a Black teen who was just sitting on a step
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White South Jersey Cop Who Casually Pepper-Sprayed Black Teen Is Banned From Holding Any Public Job In the State

Back in June, we told you about Ryan Dubiel, the white Woodlynne police officer who was caught on video pepper-spraying a Black teen who wasn’t […]

sean schellenger and michael white, the man who killed him, who are both the subject of a new documentary by tigre hill
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Tigre Hill’s New Documentary Delves Into Sean Schellenger Killing

There were 351 homicides in Philadelphia in 2018. But none of them was talked about nearly as much as the stabbing death of Philadelphia real […]

west philadelphia activist anthony smith, who has been charged with setting a Philadelphia police car on fire
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Judge Sends Anthony Smith Home After Receiving More Than 70 Letters of Support for the Activist

Two weeks after the FBI arrested prominent West Philadelphia activist Anthony Smith for his alleged involvement in the arson of a police vehicle, a federal […]

a picture of anthony smith, who has been arrested and charged by the feds with setting a Philadelphia police car on fire
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One of Philly Mag’s “Most Influential” Was Just Charged with Setting a Police Car on Fire

As the city continues to experience unrest in the wake of the killing of Walter Wallace Jr., the feds have charged prominent Philadelphia activist Anthony […]

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The Killing of Walter Wallace Jr. Is the Assassination of Philadelphia As We Knew It

It finally happened: The world is now watching Philadelphia after a video of a Black man being killed by law enforcement went viral. On Monday […]

Fired Philadelphia police officer Bryan Turner, who is suing the city for retaliation after he sided with Black Lives Matter protesters
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Fired Philly Cop Says His Support for Black Lives Matter Led to Threats and Harassment

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Fired Philadelphia Police Officer and Black Lives Matter Supporter Bryan Turner Sues City Bryan Turner is no […]

billy penn editor danya henninger and philadelphia health commissioner thomas farley debate the value of the philly covid mask
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Are Those New Philly COVID Masks Actually Any Good?

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Those New Philly COVID Masks Are Cool […]

a view of the parkway encampment in philadelphia
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Mayor Kenney Is Backed Into One Hell of a Corner Over the Parkway Encampment

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Federal Judge Says Time’s Up for Parkway […]

joe biden, who has a growing list of republican supporters
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Prominent Pennsylvania Republicans Join Growing List of GOP Biden Supporters

Joe Biden Scoops Up Some Prominent Republican Supporters From Pennsylvania We’ve all read that Donald Trump is obsessed with loyalty. He needs it. He demands […]