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Philadelphia Police

Joseph Bologna
City Life

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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Di Bruno Bros. Is Facing Backlash From Its Own Employees and the Philadelphia Police

On Monday, CBS reporter Matt Petrillo tweeted a photo of Di Bruno Bros. boarded up storefront on Chestnut Street, sharing that they were one of […]

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City Life

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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City Life

Kenney Wants to “Reason” With People Who Flout COVID Rules, Not Make “Mass Arrests”

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Kenney Says He Wants to “Reason” With People Who Insist On Ignoring Coronavirus Rules Last week, Philadelphia Mayor Jim […]

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City Life

DA Investigating “Shocking” Video of Police Incident in Kohl’s Parking Lot

UPDATE 5/19/2020: Click here to see just-released police bodycam footage from the May 3rd incident. There’s a video making the rounds on social media of […]

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City Life

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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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Criminal Filings Plummet, Coronavirus Cases Climb, SEPTA Execs Take Pay Cut

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Things That Shouldn’t Need to Be Said: Don’t Intentionally Cough On People This is one of those stories that, […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Confusion Over Arrests, Confusion Over “Essential” Businesses

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Police Announce Major Change to Arrest Policy During Coronavirus Late on Tuesday afternoon, the Philadelphia Police Department sent […]

City Life

Don’t Expect Philly’s New Police Commissioner to Magically Fix the City for Us

After more than a month of anticipation, newly appointed Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw began her first day on the job early Monday morning. After […]

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City Life

Philly Jesus Is Suing Police and City for First Amendment Violations

It’s been quite a while since I wrote about the man known best as Philly Jesus. The last time was way back in 2016, when […]

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City Life

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 […]

City Life

Some Philly-Area Police Departments Have Used DNA to Create CGI Sketches of Suspects

When Montgomery County detectives began investigating a violent sexual assault in 2017, they had few leads. Detectives recovered a sample of the alleged perpetrator’s DNA, […]

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City Life

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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City Life

You Can Now Track All Fatal Traffic Crashes in Philly

Philadelphia is home to one of the highest fatal crash rates in the nation. Over the last five years, our average traffic death — six deaths […]

City Life

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 […]