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Delaware County Council
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Jim Melwert
January 06, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Three recently elected Democrats were sworn in as Delaware County Council members Monday, not only ending Republican rule dating back to the Civil War, but also giving Democrats a 5-0 majority. Read more here.
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Homeless encampment
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Kim Glovas
January 06, 2020 - 1:28 pm
After several months, a homeless encampment near 18th and Vine streets has been dismantled. Read more here.
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Ryan Pownall
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 06, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The trial of former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall, charged with third-degree murder in the shooting death of David Jones, has been delayed. Prosecutors say the wording of a statute is unconstitutional. Read more here.
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Benjamin Lerner.
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Pat Loeb
January 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
When Benjamin Lerner became Philadelphia's chief public defender in 1975, he faced a stacked deck. Most Common Pleas judges were former assistant district attorneys or leaned heavily toward the prosecution. Read more here.
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Francis Reppert
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2020 - 11:48 am
A former Bucks County teacher has been charged for taking photos in his classroom allegedly up the skirts of female students. Read more here.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Shaurn Thomas and James Figorski.
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Flashpoint
January 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The City of Philadelphia will pay out over $4 million to settle civil rights claims brought by a man who spent 24 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. His wrongful conviction was linked to two rogue detectives. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
After being officially tapped by the mayor on Monday, Danielle Outlaw, the city’s new police commissioner, has already hinted at how she wants to reshape the Philadelphia Police Department. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Two men were killed in North Philadelphia on Tuesday — breaking a decade-long record for the most homicides in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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