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City Life

A PECO Worker Saved This Couple’s Wedding Ring From a Philly Gutter

About one week after Steve Brown told his wife that his wedding ring felt loose, the precious heirloom from his late grandfather slid off his finger and rolled right […]

City Life

Man Accused of Punching Horse Outside Eagles Game Sues Eagles, Cops

In most U.S. cities, you could tell a story about a man accused of punching a horse at a football playoff game by simply writing […]

City Life

VIDEO: Wildwood Police Release Beach Arrest Body Cam Footage

The Wildwood Police Department on Wednesday evening released footage captured by the body camera worn by the officer directly involved in the arrest of a 20-year-old mother […]

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City Life

Wildwood Police Investigating Viral Video of Officer Punching Woman on Beach

This story has been updated. The Wildwood Police Department reassigned two officers to desk duty after they were captured on video punching a woman during […]

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City Life

Man Shot While Investigating Gasoline Smell in North Philadelphia

Philadelphia police say a 39-year-old man was shot while attempting to investigate the smell of gasoline outside his home early Wednesday morning. The incident reportedly […]

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City Life

WATCH: Police Are Investigating This Sledgehammer Attack in Port Richmond

Philadelphia police are investigating an apparent sledgehammer attack caught on a surveillance camera in Port Richmond. NBC10 reports that the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. […]

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City Life

Arrest Warrant Issued for Ex-Con Accused of Faking His Way Into Philly Schools

An arrest warrant has been issued for the ex-con who allegedly faked his way into three Philadelphia public schools earlier this month. Authorities say 23-year-old Jerez Nehemiah […]

City Life

Police: Philly Kindergartner Finds Cocaine in Classmate’s Backpack

Philadelphia police are investigating after they say a kindergartner found a packet of cocaine inside a classmate’s backpack at Mastery Charter’s Hardy Williams Elementary School […]

City Life

VIDEO: Did This Driver Intentionally Hit a Cyclist in Philly?

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a video that surfaced late last week […]

City Life

WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends With Arrest on North Philly Rooftop

A 25-year-old man described by police as a “menace to society” was arrested on Wednesday after leading officers on a wild chase through the city […]

City Life

Police: Temple Student Shot Dead in Off-Campus Apartment

Temple University officials have confirmed that one of their students was shot and killed by an unknown assailant in his off-campus apartment on Saturday night. […]

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City Life

The Coyote Captured in South Philadelphia Has Been Euthanized

It’s a sad day for coyotes, and a sad day for Philadelphia: Police say the coyote that was captured in South Philly on Thursday has […]

City Life

As Weather Warms, PPD Begins Crackdown on Dirt Bikes, ATVs

Do you know what effectively landed North Philly rapper Meek Mill in prison this last time? Dirt bike stunts. Should something so silly be cause […]

City Life

Ross on Starbucks Arrests: I Played a Role in Making Things Worse

After a week of forcefully defending the arrests of two Black men at a Starbucks in Rittenhouse Square, Police Commissioner Richard Ross is now saying […]

City Life

Main Line Girl Sues Philly Cop for Police Brutality

More than a year after a Philadelphia police officer was seen on video repeatedly hitting a teenage girl in West Philadelphia, the girl is now […]