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New legislation, an ATV park are two ideas City Council has to fight illegal...

For far too long, residents all across the city have complained about the rise of illegal dirt bike and ATV use on Philadelphia streets. “The noise and safety issues affect all corners of the city...

Man shot during attempted robbery on 21st Street

A 31-year-old man was shot on the 1800 block of S. 21st Street during an attempted robbery on Thursday night, police said. According to police, an unknown man dressed in dark clothing approached the victim...

18-year-old stabbed at Smith Playground

A teenager was stabbed at Smith Playground at 25th Street and Snyder Avenue at approximately 7:07 p.m. on Wednesday night, police said. Police said, according to witnesses’ account, the 18-year-old white male was attempting to...

2 shot on 7th Street

Two men were hospitalized in what police were describing as a possible drive-by shooting on the 2000 block of S. 7th Street. According to police, an 18-year-old was shot in the foot and a 19-year-old...

2 weekend shootings in South Philly

A pair of shootings occurred in South Philly on Friday night and Saturday morning. A 35-year-old man was shot twice near the intersection of 7th and Wolf Streets in the Lower Moyamensing neighborhood on Friday...

Philadelphia District Attorney Virtual Candidates’ Forum

Philadelphia District Attorney candidates Larry Krasner, Carlos Vega and Charles Peruto, Jr., will join the Philadelphia Bar Association on March 22 for a virtual Candidates’ Forum from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Incumbent Krasner faces Vega in...

ATV rider jailed for assault

An arrest was made and charges were filed against a 27-year-old ATV rider who was seen on a viral video throwing cinder blocks through a car window after he was involved in an accident...

Delaware man charged with shooting at Pat’s Steaks

A Delaware man has been charged with firing a weapon outside of Pat’s Steaks in December, according to District Attorney Larry Krasner. According to the District Attorney’s Office, Darius Blalock, 22, of Bear Delaware engaged...

FBI still looking for missing couple

The FBI asks for the public’s help in its continuing investigation of a couple who disappeared after leaving a South Street bar 16 years ago. The investigation, in coordination with the Philadelphia Police Department, New...

Police investigating Grays Ferry murder

A teenage boy was murdered last week in Grays Ferry. Police said the incident happened on Feb. 8 at about 7:51 p.m. Officers in the 17th Police District responded to reports of gunfire on the 2900...
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