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Chuck Peruto Says He’s Officially Running for District Attorney

It was close to a year ago when high-profile criminal defense attorney Chuck Peruto first told us he was considering a run for Philadelphia district […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine, who just responded to some of the transphobia against her
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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 […]

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Trump Threatens to Send Federal Agents to Philly, Krasner Threatens to Charge Them

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Krasner to Trump: Bring Federal Agents to […]

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Philly Police Union Doubles Down, Selling Shirts in Support of Cop Charged With Assaulting Protester

Update: Philly police just released more information about the Joseph Bologna arrest. Click here for the full update. A roundup of Philly news. This post […]

Chef Luan Tota who says he is reopening Branzino for outdoor seating on Friday against Mayor Kenney's orders
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“I’m Opening the Restaurant and If Mayor Kenney Doesn’t Like It, He Can Come Get Me”

A roundup of Philadelphia news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Yellow Phase, Yes. Outdoor Dining, No. When […]

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White Men With Bats, Bombed ATMs, and an Alleged Looter Killed at South Philly Gun Store

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Bombed Out ATMs, White Men With Bats, […]

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Chuck Peruto Explains Why He Must Run Against Larry Krasner for Philly D.A.

Though we have a lot to get through before then — e.g. coronavirus and, you know, picking a president — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner […]

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People of the Year: The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Memorable

It’s been quite a year here in ye olde Philadelphia. 2019 kicked off with a bombshell of an indictment. It wraps up with high hopes […]

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City Life

Larry Krasner vs. Everybody: Inside the Philly DA’s Crusade to Revolutionize Criminal Justice

Shortly after U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain took office in April 2018, he met with Larry Krasner. McSwain, his close-cropped hair and ramrod posture reflecting his […]

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Michael White Found Not Guilty in Rittenhouse Stabbing Death

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. A Philadelphia jury has found Michael White not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the July 2018 fatal stabbing […]

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Murdered Cop’s Widow Outraged Over “Racist” Tweet by Philly DA Spokesperson Jane Roh

A now-deleted tweet by Philadelphia District Attorney spokesperson Jane Roh has outraged Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, whom Mumia Abu-Jamal […]

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City, State Politicians Call for Stricter Gun Laws After North Philly Shooting

Democrats in Philly and Pennsylvania just showed up big time for stricter gun control measures. More than two dozen local politicians gathered at City Hall […]

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Krasner Sued by Longtime Director of Victim Services Who Says He Fired Her for Being White

When Larry Krasner campaigned to become the district attorney of Philadelphia, he did so on a platform that amounted to turning the office on its […]