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Council Moves to Prohibit Offensive Symbols on City Property

Weeks after a Confederate flag was allegedly discovered on a Philly narcotics officer’s personal vehicle, City Council is moving to prohibit potentially offensive symbols on city […]

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Police Search for Prisoner Who Escaped From Temple Hospital

Police are searching for a prisoner who reportedly escaped from Temple University Hospital on Thursday. Officials say Alex Alvarado was in custody when he fled the […]

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Police Arrest Man in Shooting of a 6-Year-Old

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a shooting on a residential block in North Philadelphia last week that left a six-year-old boy […]

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Police Investigating Baby Found in Trash Bag in Rhawnhurst

Philly police are investigating after a baby was found dead in a trash bag on Sunday in a Rhawnhurst home. Police said they received a […]

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Man Stabbed to Death Outside Free Library in Center City

This is a developing news story. Check back for more information. A man was stabbed to death on Friday morning outside the Free Library of […]

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Teen Killed in Crossfire of Germantown Shootout

A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other teens were wounded last night after they were inadvertently caught in the crossfire of either two people […]

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Center City Shooter Evades Arrest By Ducking Into PATCO Station

Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded […]

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Attack of the Mating Gnats!

The Philadelphia area welcomed thousands of unwanted guests on Monday night as a swarm of pesky gnats descended on the Delaware Valley in what experts […]

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WATCH: Man Shoots Gun Into North Philly Home

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who shot a gun into a North Philly home earlier this month. Officials say the incident occurred around […]

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LISTEN: Meet the Retired Black Cop Who Became a Whistleblower

The season finale of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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16-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Deadly Spring Garden Carjacking

A teenager who was arrested in Thursday’s fatal carjacking attempt in Spring Garden will be charged as an adult. Marvin Roberts, 16, and his brother, 21-year-old Maurice […]

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Philly Police Suspend Cop Who Killed David Jones

After answering to Internal Affairs on Thursday for his role in the shooting death of a 30-year-old dirt bike rider in North Philadelphia earlier this […]

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Report: Temple Student’s Body Taken 100 Miles in a Lyft

Joshua Hupperterz, the 29-year-old man who is accused of murdering 22-year-old Temple University student Jenna Burleigh last week, used Lyft to transport her remains in […]

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Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

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Police Searching for Bold Center City Bank Robber

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who robbed a Center City bank branch on […]