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Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City Over Tear Gas and Other Incidents

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City […]

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Philly Gets the Anti-Joe Bologna T-Shirt That It Needs

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. It Didn’t Take Long for Somebody to […]

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Here’s What’s in Mayor Kenney’s Police Reform Proposal — and What Local Activists Think About It

The past two weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd — among the most sustained and widespread mass demonstrations in American history — […]

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Philly Police Officer Joseph Bologna, Who Is Charged With Assaulting a Protester, Has Been Suspended

The Philadelphia Police Department has announced that Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw has suspended police officer Joseph Bologna for 30 days after he was charged […]

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Here’s the List of Demands Most of City Council Just Gave to Kenney for Philly Police Reform

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. 14 City Council Members Send List of […]

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Philly Police Union Doubles Down, Selling Shirts in Support of Cop Charged With Assaulting Protester

Update: Philly police just released more information about the Joseph Bologna arrest. Click here for the full update. A roundup of Philly news. This post […]

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This May Be the Most Iconic Photo from the Philly Protests and Riots

The last time we told you about Main Line photographer Sarah Bloom, she was taking captivating nude self-portraits in abandoned buildings in Philadelphia. Those photos […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: It Sounds Like Police Haven’t Handed Out a Single Ticket to Stay-at-Home Violators

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Police Pretty Sure They Haven’t Handed Out Any Tickets to Stay-at-Home Violators On Monday, we told you about […]

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Philly Police End Practice of Releasing Mental Health Status of Missing Residents

The Philadelphia Police Department says it has stopped releasing the mental health status of Philadelphia residents reported missing, something the department had been doing routinely […]

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In “Assault on Privacy,” Philly Police Routinely Reveal Mental Health Status of Missing City Residents

As far as Google was concerned, South Philly’s Christine Veasey was a relatively anonymous person a year ago. Back then, a quick search on her […]

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Philly Police Investigating Incident in Video Involving White Officer and Black Teen

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating an incident involving a white police officer and a 15-year-old black high school student in North Philadelphia last Thursday […]

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The Philly Police Athletic League Favors White Kids, Says Latina Who Ran It

This story has been corrected. Evelyn Cintron was a Latina lieutenant in the Philadelphia Police Department when, in 2016, then-commissioner Richard Ross named her the […]

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Philly Launches “Unsolved Murders” Website to Help Police Solve Thousands of Open Homicides

Barely a day goes by in Philadelphia without a deadly shooting. The circumstances, victim names, and grainy surveillance videos are regularly splashed on the 11 […]

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Retaliation, Unwanted Groping, and “Stolen” Breast Milk: The Philly Police Lawsuit, Broken Down

Virtually no one saw it coming. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross shocked the city on Tuesday when he announced his resignation amid a sexual harassment […]

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Philly Bike Cop Sues City, Claiming Other Cops Repeatedly Called Him a “Dago”

Daniel Leone has been a Philly cop for more than 23 years. But recently, things have gone downhill on the job for the 47-year-old Northern […]