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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 […]

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Cop Arrests 12-Year-Old Northeast Boy Seen Carrying an AR-15

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. As if we needed another alarming reminder of how easy it can be […]

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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 […]

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Philly FOP President Blasts DA Krasner in Letter to Police Cadets

It’s no secret that John McNesby isn’t the biggest fan of District Attorney Larry Krasner. The brash leader of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police union […]

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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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PPD Announces First Gun Buyback Event of 2018

In the wake of an increased call for firearm safety and further regulation, the Philadelphia Police Department has announced that their first gun buyback event […]