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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Here’s the Philly Starbucks 911 Call That Led to Two Arrests

Five days ago, the Philadelphia Police Department controversially arrested two Black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks location. This led to a viral video of the […]

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Eagles Drop Daryl Worley Following Charges of DUI, Resisting Arrest

Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley’s homecoming ended before the Penn Charter graduate ever had the chance to strap on a winged helmet after the 23-year-old was […]

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If You’re Not Enraged Enough to Act, the Starbucks Arrest Video Is Just Black Trauma Porn

To be Black in America is to be, as renowned scholar and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois once put it, a problem. Black people have forever […]

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Fired SEPTA Cops Charged With Beating Man on El Platform

A pair of former SEPTA cops surrendered to Philadelphia police on Thursday and now face charges in the late-night beating of a 28-year-old man on […]

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Police Release Video of Arson Suspect in Yards Brewery Fire

In an attempt to help identify the culprit, Philadelphia police have released video of a March 17th fire that damaged the new Yards Brewing Co. location […]