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Police Arrest Homeless Man in Center City 7-Eleven Stabbing

Philly police have arrested a homeless man who allegedly stabbed a cashier in a Center City 7-Eleven earlier this week. 

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Pa. Senate Bill Would Force Protesters to Pay for Rallies

A Pa. Senate bill introduced earlier this month would force some protesters to foot the bill for costs connected to rallies. Under state Senate bill 754, protesters who […]

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WATCH: Activists Protest Philly’s Rizzo Statue

After word spread throughout the city that pro-Frank Rizzo statue supporters were planning a protest outside of the Municipal Services Building on Monday afternoon, a […]

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$15K Reward Offered for Suspect Accused of Pouring Gas on Police, Fire Vehicles

Officials are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect accused of dousing police and fire vehicles in gasoline last […]

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Police and Fire Vehicles Found Covered in Gasoline in West Philly

The Philadelphia Police and Fire departments are investigating after several of their vehicles were found covered in gasoline in a shared garage in West Philly.

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Meet the PPD’s New Explosive-Detection Puppies

Introducing George and Ralph: two balls of golden fuzz that will soon become Philly canine heroes. The Philadelphia Police Department posted photos this week of […]

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Former Philly Cop Accused of Sexually Assaulting Mentally Ill Woman

A recently retired Philadelphia police officer has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a woman suffering from mental illness. The officer, Thomas J. O’Neill, […]

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Police Shoot Man Who Allegedly Opened Fire in North Philly

Philadelphia police shot a man who allegedly opened fire on them on Monday night in North Philly. Officers say they were responding to a report of […]

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Off-Duty Philly Police Officer Charged With DUI

An off-duty police officer was charged with driving under the influence Thursday after police say he crashed into four parked cars in North Philly. The officer, […]

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PPD Commissioner: “We Don’t Condone Mistreatment of Prisoners”

In a clear message to President Donald Trump, Philly Police Commissioner Richard Ross denounced the “mistreatment of prisoners” in a tweet shortly after Trump told law enforcement officials […]

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OPINION: Activists Encouraged by New DOJ Involvement in Police Shooting Incident

When it was clear that Jeff Session would indeed assume the top leadership role at the U.S. Department of Justice, activists and city officials around […]

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OPINION: Where Are All You “Activists” When We Really Need You?

For anyone who professes to care about the issues black people face regarding policing, an important event in the relationship between the public and police […]

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Police: 65-Year-Old Woman Stole Cab, Picked Up Customers

A 65-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a taxicab and picking up customers early Thursday morning in Philly. 

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PPD Investigating Controversial Video of Kensington Arrest

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a controversial video of an arrest that occurred Monday in Kensington. The three-minute video, posted by a resident named […]

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Eyewitness to Police Shooting of Dirt-Bike Rider Disputes Official Account

A North Philadelphia man who, along with two of his children, witnessed at close range the fatal shooting of dirt-bike rider David Jones by a […]