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Uber Passenger Struck in Drive-By Shooting in Southwest Philly

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 22-year-old Uber passenger was struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting on Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia. CBS3 reports […]

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How a Philadelphia Police Officer Stays Fit for Her Demanding Job

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to pursue a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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WATCH: Truck Hits Philly Overpass, Drags Damaged Roof for 3 Miles

File under Bizarre Philly Happenings. Police say a tractor trailer dragged its mangled metal roof around the city for more than three miles after hitting an overpass on […]


DA Krasner Charges Officer in Controversial Kensington Arrest Video

District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office has charged the Philadelphia police officer seen in a contentious arrest video that circulated online this past summer. James Yeager, who […]

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Exploding Manhole Closes Part of Market Street in Old City

A manhole explosion closed a section of Market Street in Old City on Thursday morning. Police and pedestrians were called to 3rd and Market streets […]


Did Somebody Try to Blow Up Delilah’s Over the Weekend?

The police bomb squad unit was called to Delilah’s on Spring Garden Street early Sunday morning after an “unknown device” detonated inside a vehicle parked […]

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Philly Police: We’re Not Wasting Time Greasing Any More Poles

The Philadelphia Police Department has decided it’s not going to waste any more time or Crisco by greasing light poles ahead of the Super Bowl. After […]


Cow Escapes Old City Nativity Scene Twice, Makes a Run for It on I-95

Forget Rudolph – Stormy the cow is going down in history. This morning, Stormy, a brown and white bovine belonging to Old First Reformed United […]

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Rowers Rescue Woman After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill

Rowers from the Penn Athletic Club helped rescue a 61-year-old woman after her car plunged into the Schuylkill River on Tuesday night. Police say the incident occurred around 5:15 […]

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Police ID 15-Year-Old Found Burned Atop SEPTA Train

Police have identified the boy found burned atop a SEPTA train last week as 15-year-old Raekwon Jones of West Philly. Jones, who lived in Mill Creek, was […]

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Father, Grandmother Charged After 3-Year-Old Shoots Self

A three-year-old Philadelphia girl got hold of her father’s gun on Sunday and accidentally shot herself. Police say the child’s father, Terrance Williams, and grandmother, Barbara McGill, […]

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Police: Man Stabbed Victim Over Parking Dispute in Spring Garden

Police say a fight over parking in Spring Garden this weekend left one man in critical condition. According to officials, two men got into an argument […]

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Police, FBI Search for Alleged Center City Bank Robber

Philly police and the FBI are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Center City on Friday, November 24th. Officials say the […]

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Police: Man Tied Up With Vacuum Cord During NoLibs Home Invasion

You may have heard a NoLibs-based horror story on Wednesday. Rumors of a home invasion swirled after residents took to the Northern Liberities Neighbors Facebook group to share […]

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Philly Police Send Out Photo of Wrong Man in Child Porn Arrest

Philly police announced this week the arrest of a suspect who allegedly posted child pornography to his Instagram account – but the department sent out a photo of […]