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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 […]

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PPD Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver Who Sped Through Crime Scene

Philadelphia police are looking for a driver who forced several officers to jump to safety as he sped through a crime scene early Monday morning in Juniata Park. 

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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 […]