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State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]

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Pennsylvania State Police Launching Body Camera Pilot Program

The acting commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police has announced that select troopers in three municipalities, including one in Chester County, will soon begin wearing […]

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Escaped Zoo Peacocks That Caused Scene on I-76 Are Still on the Lam

Four peacocks with a taste for adventure caused quite a scene on I-76 on Wednesday evening when they stopped traffic after escaping from the grounds […]

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FBI, ATF Join Investigation of Mysterious Bucks County Explosions

Still perplexed by the origin of multiple unexplained late-night explosions in upper Bucks County over the past month or so, the Pennsylvania State Police has […]

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Gov. Wolf Seeks More “Commonsense” Gun Legislation in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick held a joint press conference on Monday in which both men affirmed […]

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State Police Arrest Chester County Man on Dogfighting Charges

Pennsylvania State Police are crediting a routine traffic stop that occurred in East Marlborough Township last fall for their dismantling of an alleged dogfighting ring […]

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Ex-Eagle Jon Ritchie Back on WIP After Arrest

WIP midday host and former Eagles fullback Jon Ritchie was back on the air on Tuesday following a brief leave of absence after his arrest […]

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CNN Says Paterno Knew of Even Earlier Sandusky Allegations

A police report obtained by CNN reportedly contains evidence that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was aware of prior allegations of sexual abuse […]

Clown Threats
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Pa. State Cops: Let’s Not Be Pennywise and Clown Foolish

Pennsylvania State Police want you to watch out for creepy clowns this fall. On Wednesday, police recently released a “community awareness bulletin” warning residents against a “creepy […]

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Pa. Trooper Killed in Crash With Garbage Truck

A 26-year-old Pennsylvania State Trooper was killed in a violent crash with a garbage truck early this morning. Trooper Michael P. Stewart was in a marked […]

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Pa. Police Are Cracking Down on Aggressive Drivers

State police and officers from 58 municipalities in Southeastern Pennsylvania are launching a major crackdown on aggressive drivers. The statewide mobilization kicked off yesterday and […]

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Philly Woman Charged With Attacking Police Horse During Protest

A woman from Philadelphia was arrested for allegedly attacking a state police horse during a protest in Harrisburg this past weekend. State police say 23-year-old […]

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Report: Pa. Distracted Driving Citations Climbed 52 Percent in Two Years

Distracted driving citations rose by 52 percent in Pennsylvania between 2014 and 2016, according to a new analysis of court records. The report was compiled […]

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Lt. Gov. Mike Stack Forced to Hitch Rides to Work

Late last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf pulled the state police detail assigned to Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and scaled back staffing at the Northeast […]

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Report: Shooting Threat Prompted Montco School District to Close

A shooting threat and state police investigation prompted the Upper Perkiomen School District to close this morning.