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City Life

Philly Today: Wawa’s Best (or Is It the Worst?) Sandwich Returns

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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City Life

Mural of Slain Police Officer Vandalized; FOP Offering $10,000 Reward for Suspect

A mural honoring a Philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 2015 was vandalized on Thursday. The mural, which is […]

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City Life

Black Lives Matter Activists Protest Fundraiser for Cop Who Shot David Jones

Protesters gathered on Sunday outside Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union in Northeast Philly, where officers held a fundraiser for Ryan Pownall, the now-suspended policeman who […]

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OPINION: The City Tolerates the FOP’s Lack of Respect for Black Lives

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” […]

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Philly FOP Endorses Republican DA Candidate Beth Grossman

Philadelphia’s police union will endorse Republican Beth Grossman for district attorney. The announcement follows an event Tuesday at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 […]

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Philly FOP Chief Meets With Trump

Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union chief John McNesby met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. 

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Are We Really Going to Call the New Gallery “FOP”?

Today’s Inquirer has an update on the renovation of The Gallery. The Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia — the “at Market East” has been dropped from the […]


The FOP Has Put Up Anti–Seth Williams Billboards

Telling the Inquirer his union was willing to spend an “unlimited amount of resources” in the Democratic primary against Seth Williams, FOP Lodge 5 head […]

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Philly FOP Criticizes D.A. for Not Charging Teen in Cop Fight

The president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union has criticized District Attorney Seth Williams for his decision not to charge a 16-year-old girl involved in […]

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Grossman: Philly “Deserves Better” Than Seth Williams

If you’re going to try to hold a press conference in the middle of Kensington, you have to expect the unexpected. Former city prosecutor Beth […]

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What’s in Store for Philly’s Police Union in 2017

John McNesby sounds like he’s in a good mood when he picks up the phone a few days before Christmas. The president of the Fraternal Order of […]

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Philly Cops Sue LeSean McCoy Over Bar Fight

Two Philly cops have sued former Eagles player LeSean McCoy over an alleged bar fight that took place while the officers were off duty in […]

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Reactions Mixed After Philly’s FOP Endorses Trump

Members of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police union joined more than 300,000 police officers across the country this weekend when the national FOP announced its endorsement […]

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“Retired” Cops Collect Big Pension Payout, Only to Be Hired by D.A. 4 Days Later

Oh, this is awkward. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 5 was recently locked in a contentious dispute with District Attorney Seth Williams – […]


Philly FOP President Condemns Courier Times to Bankruptcy, Eternal Damnation

On December 7th, the Bucks County Courier Times ran a syndicated political cartoon from Chris Britt. In that cartoon, minority children waiting for Santa ask […]