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An image from the surveillance video released by the Philadelphia Police Department of the after-school shooting in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia
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Philly Today: After-School Shooting Surveillance Video Released, Krasner Impeachment

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

larry krasner with mike jerrick on fox 29's good day philadelphia
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Philly Today: Larry Krasner Bombs Fox 29 Interview

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is it spacex or a ufo over philadelphia
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Philly Today: Strange Lights in the Sky, Eagles Wreck Wentz

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

rick santorum at a doug mastriano rally in delco
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Philly Today: Santorum Lathers Up Delco for Mastriano

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

queen elizabeth in philadelphia with frank rizzo
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Philly Today: Local TV Outlets Have Officially Gone Queen Elizabeth Crazy

Philly TV Outlets Have Gone Queen Elizabeth Crazy Ever since I was a wee lad in times of yore when my sister, who is five […]

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Getting a Gun Permit in Philadelphia Might Be the Easiest Service the City Provides

Back in April, I noticed a ditch in the middle of my busy Philly street. Not a pothole. A ditch.  Over and over again, all […]

The headquarters of the Philadelphia Police Department, which finds itself the center of a new lawsuit filed by two homicide detectives who allege rampant overtime abuse and gender-based discrimination within the department
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Philly Homicide Detectives Claim “Rampant Abuse of Overtime” and Sexual Harassment in Department

Two Philadelphia Police Department homicide detectives have just filed a federal lawsuit against the department, alleging sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and a “rampant abuse of […]

rochelle bilal sheriff's office sheriff
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Why Do We Even Have a Sheriff’s Office in the First Place?

In public service, there are officials who make simple mistakes — errors that can be corrected, and after they are, we move on. Example: when […]

joe bologna, the philadelphia police officer at the center of a lawsuit
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Notorious Cop Joe Bologna Slammed in New Lawsuit Filed By Woman He Tackled During Protests

Twenty-one-year-old Cayley Cohan of South Jersey has filed a federal lawsuit against former police officer Joseph Bologna, police officer Lezlie Winters, and the City of […]

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Philly Politicians Are Condemning Derek Chauvin. Why Are They Silent on Local Police Brutality?

In the wake of the emotional testimony at the start of the Derek Chauvin trial, some of Philadelphia’s most influential and powerful politicians made sure […]

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Inside the Fight to Abolish Police in Philadelphia

It’s an incredible idea, one that’s been percolating for a long time in Philadelphia and other cities. Certainly, all of YahNé Ndgo’s life. A 48-year-old […]

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This Is What Happens When Law Enforcement Treats Policing Like War

The police have a propensity for fighting wars. In 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson declared a “War on Crime.” Six years later, Nixon followed up with […]

a picture of anthony smith, who has been arrested and charged by the feds with setting a Philadelphia police car on fire
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One of Philly Mag’s “Most Influential” Was Just Charged with Setting a Police Car on Fire

As the city continues to experience unrest in the wake of the killing of Walter Wallace Jr., the feds have charged prominent Philadelphia activist Anthony […]

Philadelphia police during the Walter Wallace shooting
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Philly on Edge After Cops Shoot and Kill Black Man in West Philly

This is a developing story about the Walter Wallace shooting in Philadelphia. It may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Tensions […]

Fired Philadelphia police officer Bryan Turner, who is suing the city for retaliation after he sided with Black Lives Matter protesters
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Fired Philly Cop Says His Support for Black Lives Matter Led to Threats and Harassment

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Fired Philadelphia Police Officer and Black Lives Matter Supporter Bryan Turner Sues City Bryan Turner is no […]