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Philadelphia Makes List Of Smartest Cities

A new report is reinforcing what Philadelphians have known all along: we’re pretty smart.

03/07/2014

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Philadelphia Police Using Twitter To Generate Crime Tips

The police social media department is expanding its outreach on Twitter, now allowing potential witnesses to tweet tips.

02/22/2014

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Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

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Top Canine In New Jersey Nabs More Than 60 Bad Guys

There’s a new top dog in New Jersey, at least in the crime fighting world and this canine, who patrols the city of Camden, is a record setter.

02/16/2014

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Guidelines For A Sentence Of ‘House Arrest’

When does someone get sentenced to house arrest?

02/12/2014

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Camden Ranks Most Dangerous City In The Country

The crime-ridden metropolis came in number one on the list, which was compiled using FBI data from 2012.

02/10/2014

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Ringleader And Son In Mastronardo Bookmaking Operation Plead Guilty

Prosecutor Jason Bologna says actions by law enforcement led to money seizures of over a half million dollars from the trunk of the car and over a million dollars buried in the yard of ringleader Joseph Vito Mastronardo.

01/31/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Who Presses Charges?

The decision on whether to pursue criminal charges isn’t necessarily up to the victim of an alleged crime.

01/14/2014

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Camden Mayor Takes Oath Of Office For A Second Time

In a city where worn down buildings, empty businesses and crime no longer phase residents, there is change on the horizon and some credit Mayor Dana Redd.

01/07/2014

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New Jersey Releases Crime Statistics For 2012

New Jersey has released crime statistics for 2012 and while the overall trend is good, a couple trends have given officials pause.

01/05/2014

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Reinstating Pell Grants For Prisoners

Twenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There’s a move on to change that.

12/16/2013

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Retired Villanova University Professor Murdered Inside Germantown Home

Philadelphia homicide detectives say they still have no suspects in the stabbing death of a 69-year-old Germantown woman.

12/11/2013

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Police Search For Suspect Who Stole Cab From South Philadelphia Gas Station

An All-City Cab driver who was refueling at a Hess gas station in the 600 block of Broad Street in South Philadelphia was pushed out of the way by a carjacker Wednesday morning and the thief fled with the cab.

12/11/2013

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Philadelphia Police: Sibling Arrested In Beating Death Of Brother

Police are investigating the beating death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a Philadelphia home Sunday.

12/01/2013

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