Crime

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City Life

Rapper Tech 9 Was Facing Child Porn Charges Before His Death

Last week, it was reported that legendary Philadelphia battle rapper Tech 9 had died suddenly on March 24th, and now we’ve learned that he had […]

City Life

Philly Guitarist Mike Tyler Convicted of Felony Sex Crimes Against a Child

It has been a year and a half since we first told you about accusations that Philadelphia guitarist “Colonel” Mike Tyler had raped a child […]

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Foobooz

This Philly Hard Seltzer Company Wants to Change the Way You Drink

We all know that Philly is a beer town. Our state’s gallons of beer consumed per capita each year is second-highest in the nation at 12.9 […]

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Foobooz

Philly Restaurant Scoundrel Matt Swartz Resurfaces in … West Virginia?

There aren’t too many Philly restaurant owners who could command our attention after dropping out of sight for years and then turning up at some […]

City Life

BBWC Co-Founder Charged in Jannie Blackwell Protest at City Council Meeting

Following the controversy surrounding a protest at City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s re-election campaign announcement in West Philadelphia on Tuesday night, an activist has now been […]

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Foobooz

Former Philly Bar Owner Michael Naessens Charged With Threatening Judges and Others

At one time, Michael Naessens was known as one of Philadelphia’s go-to guys for better beers, having presided over Old City’s Eulogy Belgian Tavern for […]

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City Life

Johnny Doc’s People Told Us to Reach Out to His “Friends” for “Fairness.” So We Did.

Last week was quite a week for John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty. The leader of Philadelphia’s electrical union found himself the subject of dozens of headlines […]

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City Life

Reputed Philly Mobster Phil Narducci Arrested By Feds

It has been a busy week for the feds in Philadelphia. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice filed an explosive indictment against longtime union leader […]

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City Life

“Angriest Black Man In America” Takes Case of Man Accused of Attacking Marines

Earlier this week, we told you that a third man, Joseph Alcoff, has been arrested and accused of attacking two Marines in Philadelphia back in […]

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City Life

Here Are 169 Things Johnny Doc Is Accused of Buying With Union Money

Rumors of corruption have been swirling around Philadelphia Electrical Workers union leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty and some of his cronies for years, and now […]

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City Life

D.C. “Antifa Leader” Is Third Man Charged in Marine Attack in Philadelphia

It has been more than two months since two United States Marines said they were assaulted in Philadelphia by a “mob” just blocks from the […]

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City Life

Feds Say Fired Philly Fraternity Official Embezzled More Than $1 Million

Kappa Alpha Psi is a 108-year-old college fraternity headquartered in Philadelphia. The fraternity, which has some 700 chapters across the United States, claims among its […]

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City Life

Police Offer $5,000 Reward in 50-Car Tire Slashing on the Main Line

You might have woken up on New Year’s Day with a dry mouth and a bit of a headache, but you probably had a better […]

City Life

Police: Florida Man Starts Fight Over Cheesesteak Served on a Sesame Seed Bun

Philly knows a real cheesesteak when it sees one — and apparently so does 27-year-old Joseph Lagana of Odessa, Florida. Police say Lagana ordered a […]

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City Life

Marines Testify About the “Antifa Mob” They Say Attacked Them in Philly

Nearly one month after we told you that two U.S. Marines Corps reservists said they were attacked in Old City on November 17th near the […]