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PPD: Repo Man Towed Car With Sleeping Seven-Year-Old Inside

Philadelphia Police are investigating an odd incident that occurred early Thursday morning involving a repo man. Police say the repo man, identified as Carmino Giannone, attempted […]

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Man With “Warning: Loco” Tattooed on His Throat Arrested in Bucks County

Throat tattoos are never a good look, however they do serve as a handy tool for use in identifying people whom we should likely keep our […]

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Differing Accounts Emerge in Alleged “Body-Slamming” of 14-Year-Old Naji Tribble

Following the publication last week of a Brewerytown family’s account of what they called the “body-slamming” of their 14-year-old son by an off-duty Philadelphia police […]

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Man Charged in Port Richmond Crash That Killed Mother, Injured Son

Philadelphia police have arrested a Torresdale man in connection with a fatal crash that occurred over the weekend in Port Richmond and claimed the life of a […]

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PPD Investigating Cop’s Fatal Shooting of Dirt Biker

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a cop-involved shooting of an unidentified armed man in North Philadelphia Thursday. Police told reporters that the shooting occurred around […]

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PPD: Jewelry Thieves Stole $30K in Gems From South Philly Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=200&v=GBnbp_jlNL8 Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects who they say stole $30k in jewelry from a South Philadelphia home. The thieves, two men and […]

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PPD Investigating Sexual Assault in Wawa Bathroom

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who they say sexually assaulted a man in a Port Richmond Wawa in April. 

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Police Investigating Viral Video of Teens Punching Disabled Man

UPDATE: Police say they have identified the teenagers in the video and that additional information is forthcoming. Philadelphia police are investigating a viral video of […]

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Two Killed in Execution-Style Shooting in Mt. Airy

A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were each found fatally shot, execution style in East Mt. Airy over the weekend as Philadelphia police continue to […]

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Olney Teen Accused of Trying to Kill 7-Year-Old Sister

Philadelphia police arrested an Olney man and charged him with the attempted murder of his 7-year-old sister on Wednesday morning after officers inexplicably found him […]

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The PPD Wants You to Drive With “Covfefe”

Covfefe: the viral typo born into the world last night via President Donald Trump’s small, tweeting hands. The word has inspired a slew of headlines like “Trump targets […]

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Lawyers Say Stop-and-Frisk Still Targets Black Residents in Philly

A report released earlier this month found that stop-and-frisk practices were slowly improving in Philly. But follow-up analysis compiled by the same group – plaintiffs in […]

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Neighbors Outraged That Police Didn’t Arrest the Driver of This SUV

Tuesday was almost a tragic day for a woman and her young son in Kensington. A light-colored SUV jumped a curb and hit the child, […]

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WATCH: Thieves Tunnel Through West Philly Stores

Philadelphia police are looking for two thieves who they say were caught on camera tunneling into a store in West Philadelphia. According to police, two […]

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Report: PPD Stop-And-Frisk Practices Slowly Improving

Stop-and-frisks conducted by the Philadelphia Police Department declined by 35 percent between 2015-16, according to a new report. The report is the seventh compiled by […]