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16-Year-Old Charged as Adult in Deadly Spring Garden Carjacking

A teenager who was arrested in Thursday’s fatal carjacking attempt in Spring Garden will be charged as an adult. Marvin Roberts, 16, and his brother, 21-year-old Maurice […]

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Father Shot, Killed in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter in Spring Garden

Police say a father was shot and killed on Thursday night in front of his 2-year-old daughter in Spring Garden. Gerard Grandzol, 38, was shot around 8 […]

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Judge: Broad Street Median Parking Is Here to Stay – for Now

It’s the end of the line for the lawsuit filed in July by self-proclaimed urbanists who sought to end median parking on Broad Street. On Wednesday, […]

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Philly Woman Gets 8 Years in Prison For Trying to Join ISIS

A 33-year-old mother of two from North Philly has been sentenced to eight years in prison for communicating with and supporting Islamic State fighters online. […]

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Report: Temple Student’s Body Taken 100 Miles in a Lyft

Joshua Hupperterz, the 29-year-old man who is accused of murdering 22-year-old Temple University student Jenna Burleigh last week, used Lyft to transport her remains in […]

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Here’s the Woman Charged With Driving Into South Philly Block Party

A woman who allegedly hit nine people with her car at a South Philly block party on Monday has been identified.

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Funeral Home Worker Charged With Dumping Human Organs in North Philly

A former Camden funeral home worker has been charged with dumping a casket with infant remains in North Philly. Philly.com reports that police say 24-year-old […]

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Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

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Pa. State Cops: Let’s Not Be Pennywise and Clown Foolish

Pennsylvania State Police want you to watch out for creepy clowns this fall. On Wednesday, police recently released a “community awareness bulletin” warning residents against a “creepy […]

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State Rep. Wants Cops Tested for PTSD

Democratic State Rep. Jason Dawkins wants police officers to undergo testing for post-traumatic stress disorder. Dawkins, who serves the 179th District in Philly, plans to introduce […]

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Activists Protest at Home of Cop Who Shot David Jones

A small group of Black Lives Matter activists protested on Thursday outside the Bustleton home of Ryan Pownall, the Philly police officer who shot David […]

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Police Arrest Homeless Man in Center City 7-Eleven Stabbing

Philly police have arrested a homeless man who allegedly stabbed a cashier in a Center City 7-Eleven earlier this week. 

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City on Broad Street Parking: Cops Have More Important Things to Do

The Broad Street median parking war continues. The city is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month in Common Pleas Court by an urbanist political […]

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Man Who Allegedly Urinated on Synagogue Charged With Ethnic Intimidation

The man who gave a security camera the middle finger before urinating on the front steps of a synagogue in Northeast Philly has been charged […]

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Police Arrest Man for Throwing Eggs at Frank Rizzo Statue

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.  Philly police arrested a man who hurled eggs at the Frank Rizzo statue on Wednesday morning. […]