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Police Shootings

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State Legislators Approve Bill Limiting Police Transparency in Pennsylvania

Last week, we told you about three controversial bills being fast-tracked through the Pennsylvania legislature. One of them, a bill that would limit police transparency, is […]

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As Legislative Session Nears End, Three Bills With Philly Relevance Advance

Pennsylvania legislators advanced three controversial bills yesterday involving gun rights, sanctuary cities and police transparency.

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In Philly, Clinton Decries “Senseless” Killings in Dallas, Louisiana, Minnesota

Hillary Clinton stood before a crowd gathered to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the African Methodist Episcopal Church on Friday evening and addressed a week of stunning violence […]

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What Philly Cops, Activists Are Thinking Before a Weekend of Protests

At this point, Philadelphia is well versed in seeing its streets fill up with demonstrators who lead passionate, hours-long marches to protest police shootings of people […]

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12 Arrested in Center City Protest of Alton Sterling Shooting

Justice rally rolling NB on 15th from JFK Blvd. pic.twitter.com/ERAHCA7XCm — Thomas J. Nestel III (@TNestel3) July 6, 2016 Activists gathered for nearly two hours in […]

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Police Officer Shot in West Philly Sunday Night

Update: Some additional information has to come to light about an incident that ended with a cop getting shot on Sunday. According to law enforcement […]

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Man Accused of Shooting Cop in Name of Islam Held Over on All Charges

On Tuesday morning at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, a preliminary hearing was held for Edward Archer, the Muslim man accused of ambushing and […]

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Tense Police Incident at Hospital Where Wounded Cop Is Being Treated

On Saturday night around 10:42 p.m., chaos broke out inside Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the hospital where Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett is recovering after […]


Young, Black and Dead in America

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) According to a report conducted by the Washington Post, police have shot dead 884 people […]