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Police Investigate Double Shooting In West Philadelphia

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday in the 5700 block of Cherry Street.


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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Sentenced For Extortion Scheme

A former Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing drugs and money while he was in uniform.


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Philadelphia FOP Expresses Concern About Officer Accommodations During Papal Visit

As the city continues to work on a plan for police officers and other city employees during papal weekend, police officers are concerned over where they are going to stay and for how long.


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Woman In Custody After Man Shot In The Back In Lawncrest

The shooting happened just after 11:30pm Monday in the 5400 block of Howland Street.


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Man, Woman Killed In Violent Crash In Lawncrest

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday along Roosevelt Boulevard near Adams and Whitaker Avenues.



Man, 21, Killed In Center City Crash

It happened around 4 a.m. Sunday at 4th and Lombard Streets in the Society Hill section of the city.


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Man Stabbed To Death In Mayfair

It happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in the 7300 block of Revere Street.


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Police: Gunman ‘Fired Three Shots From Point-Blank Range,’ Killing Man On Bicycle

“Ballistic evidence on the scene indicates that the shooter fired at least three shots from a semi-automatic weapon,” says Chief Inspector Scott Small.


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Police Cruiser And Taxi Cab Collide In West Philadelphia

The crash happened around 3am Tuesday at 56th Street and Haverford Avenue.


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Police: 26-Year-Old Shot And Killed In North Philadelphia On Monday

According to Philadelphia Police, a 26-year-old man was shot to death on Monday in North Philadelphia.


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Police: Tires Slashed On 9 Vehicles In South Philadelphia

At least nine vehicles had their tires slashed in South Philadelphia overnight, and now one man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism.


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Couple Tied Up During South Philadelphia Home Invasion

It happened around 1 a.m. Monday at a home in the 1500 block of South Marshall Street.


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Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Point Breeze

Police say a 31-year-old man was shot around 1 a.m. Monday at 19th and Ellsworth Street.


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5-Year-Old Girl Injured In North Philly Hit & Run

It happened just before 5:00 p.m. Sunday along the 2200 block of Lambert Street.


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Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured By Car In Roxborough

A man was seriously injured early Sunday morning when he was struck by a car that authorities say swerved to avoid a collision with another.