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west philadelphia activist anthony smith, who has been charged with setting a Philadelphia police car on fire
City Life

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
City Life

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 […]

City Life

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
City Life

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
City Life

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
City Life

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
City Life

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 […]

mayor kenney talking about the philadelphia trash collection problem during the COVID pandemic
City Life

Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are Out Sick Daily. Union Head Calls B.S.

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are […]

City Life

Is It Just Me, or Do the Philly Feds Really Hate Larry Krasner?

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. U.S. Attorney William McSwain Comes Out Swinging […]

snoop dogg, who says he's investing in Atlantic City
City Life

Snoop Dogg Says He’s Investing in Atlantic City

A roundup of Philly news. We may update this article at any time as new information becomes available. Snoop Dogg Says He’s Investing In Atlantic […]

City Life

What Happened to Marie Noe, the Philadelphia Mother Who Murdered Eight of Her Babies?

On Sunday, June 8th, at 1:27 p.m., somebody posted a question on Reddit that immediately transported me back 23 years: “Does anyone have any idea […]

interboro school district board treasurer christine alonso at black lives matter protest in ridley
City Life

School District Board Says It Can’t Remove Embattled Official Christine Alonso

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Interboro School District Board Says It Can’t […]

City Life

Don’t Look Now, But Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a Record

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a (Bad) […]

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine, who just responded to some of the transphobia against her
City Life

Rachel Levine Has Had Enough of Your Transphobic Bullshit

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Health Secretary Rachel Levine Addresses Transphobic Comments […]

a police car that was set on fire in philadelphia
City Life

Here’s the Latest On the Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire Last Night

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire […]