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Cops: Closed Kensington Street Has Become Drug Market

A water main break last December at G and Allegheny is still causing problems for Kensington residents. NBC 10 interviewed local residents who said repairs […]

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Officials: Philly Facing Heroin Crisis

Philly officials say they can trace at least 28 deaths — most in the last two months — to the use of fentanyl-laced heroin, a […]

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Mariijuana Will Be Legal in Philadelphia Soon. Why? Money. Lots and Lots of Money.

Philadelphia has always been backwards in legislating criminal justice. Stealing from the city’s fund with the morally corrupt DROP program is okay, but getting caught […]

City Life

Lawyers Defend Ex-Students Charged in ‘Main Line Takeover’ Drug Case

Lawyers for two students accused of being ringleaders in “Main Line takeover” drug bust have released statements to ABC News about their clients. Prosecutors accuse […]

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Here Are the Text Messages in the Main Line Prep School Drug Bust Case

According to prosecutors in the big Main Line drug bust, part of the evidence they used to build the case against the 11 suspects were […]

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Here Are the Mugshots of the Main Line Drug Ring Suspects

On Monday, law enforcement officials announced the identities of nine suspects in the so-called “Main Line Take Over Project,” which Montgomery County District Attorney Risa […]

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PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE: Lost in the Dream is What The War on Drugs Has Been Building Toward

With glowing reviews for Lost in the Dream pouring in leading up to its release on Secretly Canadian Records today — City Paper’s current cover […]

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8 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Arcade Fire After Party, War on Drugs, Shut Up and Dance, and More

Looking for more Philly events? We’re keeping track of the best local to-dos now through May in our Philadelphia Event listings.

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Two Drexel Students Deliver Drug Paraphernalia Via GoPuff App

It’s 2 a.m., you just got home from the bar, and you really want to smoke some pot. You’ve got the drugs but nothing to […]

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WATCH: First TV Ad for Marijuana Airing in New Jersey

While New Jersey’s medical marijuana law may have its faults, marijuana is available for qualified patients in the Garden State. And now it has its […]

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Is it Time to Free George Martorano?

George Martorano has been in federal prison for a very long time. The son of late Philadelphia mobster Raymond Martorano was sentenced to life in […]

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Former Phillies Prospect Says He’s Addicted to Weed

John Singleton, the promising Ryan Howard-esque Astros first baseman, says he’s addicted to marijuana. Singleton was traded to the ‘Stros in the 2011 Hunter Pence […]

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Can Marijuana Make John Hanger Governor?

John Hanger might not be the first guy you’d think of to be the “pot candidate” in this year’s Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign: He’s a Penn […]

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Poll: Jersey Residents Prefer Legalized Pot to Online Gaming

AP reports on New Jersey’s vice preferences: “A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds 41 percent of respondents would support smoking marijuana recreationally if it […]

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Hoffman’s Heroin May Be Killing Philadelphians, Too

Jeff Deeney, probably Philadelphia’s foremost chronicler of poverty and other urban afflictions, says the heroin that killed Philip Seymour Hoffman is leaving destruction up and […]