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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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If Christine Coulter Had Been Photographed Wearing a Swastika, She Would Have Resigned Already

On Tuesday afternoon, acting Philadelphia police commissioner Christine Coulter proved herself to be the very problem she’s now in charge of solving. During a City […]

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Why Should Philly Cops Who Made Racist Facebook Posts Get a Second Chance?

Last Friday, more than 150 community members rallied at Philadelphia Police Department headquarters to protest more than 300 officers who had just been exposed as […]

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Cape May Police Release “Pug Mug” of Dog That Ran Away From Home

Let it be a lesson for pugs everywhere. The Cape May Police Department released a different kind of mug shot on Monday — a “pug […]

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Family in Viral Cinemark Incident Disputes Chain’s Account, Plans Rally

A black family at the center of a viral video depicting a confrontation with multiple members of the Philadelphia Police Department inside the Cinemark theater in […]

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Wildwood Cops Won’t Face Charges in Viral Beach Arrest

The two Wildwood police officers who initiated the viral beach arrest of 20-year-old Philadelphia resident Emily Weinman over Memorial Day weekend will not face criminal […]

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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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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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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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N.J. Man Accused of Abandoning Dying Son After Fleeing Police, Crashing Car

Bail has been set at a steep $5 million for a New Jersey man accused of abandoning his toddler in a car crash that killed the two-year-old. The […]

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Man Stabbed to Death Outside Free Library in Center City

This is a developing news story. Check back for more information. A man was stabbed to death on Friday morning outside the Free Library of […]

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Police: 2 Arrested After Hundreds of Teens Gather at Germantown Rec Center

A barbecue at an East Germantown recreation center became hectic on Sunday night when hundreds of teenagers gathered at the location. The event took place at the […]

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Delran Police Want Wheelie Kids to Stop “Swerving”

You’ve probably seen kids popping wheelies as they cruise city roads, sometimes where they might not belong (like on I-676). Maybe you like the so-called wheelie […]

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Police: Man in Dallas Cowboys Hat Steals Baby Formula in the ‘Burbs

The Bensalem Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly stole large amounts of baby formula from multiple stores in the area. Police say […]

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PPD Investigating Controversial Video of Kensington Arrest

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a controversial video of an arrest that occurred Monday in Kensington. The three-minute video, posted by a resident named […]