Philadelphia Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker selects city’s chief of school safety as next police commissioner

Philadelphia Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker, who won her post by promising gun-violence-weary residents to get tough on crime, on Wednesday selected longtime police official Kevin J. Bethel to become the next … Read More

Philadelphia policeman released from hospital as search continues for suspects who killed another officer

A Philadelphia police officer was released from the hospital Saturday, days after he was injured during a shooting at Philadelphia International Airport that claimed the life of another officer. Raul … Read More

Philadelphia authorities ID American Airlines flight attendant found dead in hotel room with cloth in mouth

An American Airlines flight attendant found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room earlier this week with a cloth in her mouth was identified Thursday as Diana Ramos.  Ramos, 66, was … Read More

Philadelphia swarmed by alleged juvenile looters targeting the Apple Store, Lululemon, Footlocker and others

Philadelphia police responded to reports of popular stores like the Apple Store, Lululemon and Footlocker being ravaged by swarms of looters taking over the City of Brotherly Love.  Authorities in … Read More

Philadelphia lawyers aim to get murder charge dropped against officer who killed driver during traffic stop

Lawyers for a Philadelphia police officer who shot and killed a driver will press to have murder and other charges lodged against him dismissed when the jailed officer appears in … Read More

‘Dying’ for a new approach: How a mayoral nominee would use drones to destroy this Philadelphia drug market

WARNING: This story contains graphic images. PHILADELPHIA — David Oh is frustrated with widespread, open-air drug use and high crime in the Kensington neighborhood. That’s why the mayoral nominee has … Read More

CRISIS IN KENSINGTON: Drug users flood the streets of this lawless Philadelphia neighborhood

WARNING: This story contains graphic images. PHILADELPHIA — Dozens of drug users were passed out along the sidewalks of Kensington Avenue on a gloomy August afternoon. Others stumbled through incoming … Read More

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