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Philly's Top Cop Praises Unique Summer Program At Kensington Library

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Throughout the summer, 10-year-old twins Christian and Christina have been walking through McPherson Square stepping over used heroin needles, and passed addicts passed out on the bench — all to get to their safe haven, the library. 340 more words


Sessions Takes Aim At Philadelphia's Sanctuary City Status During Speech

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Philadelphia on Friday, as he encouraged local law enforcement to put an end to sanctuary cities.

During his speech, Sessions touched several themes, starting with what he calls a “surge in the murder rate, up 11 percent nationwide, the largest increase since 1968.” He also notes preliminary data show that murders in Philadelphia are up more than 20 percent from last year. 435 more words


Police Commissioner: Information 'Sketchy' On Claims Cosmo DiNardo Killed 2 People In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — A pot dealer who confessed to killing four men on his family’s Pennsylvania farm also claimed to have killed two people in Philadelphia, but the city’s police commissioner called the information “sketchy.” 495 more words


Father Speaks Out After Son Riding Dirt Bike Is Killed By Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –A father is speaking out after his son is shot dead by police in Philadelphia.

The incident happened Thursday around 6:40 p.m. in the 4200 block of Whitaker Avenue. 496 more words


Feretti Family Suing After 2016 Philly Police-Involved Shooting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The family of a Philadelphia chef says police shot and killed him while he was doing one of the most mundane traditions of city life, looking for a parking spot. 422 more words


Ceremony Honors Dozens of Philadelphia Police Officers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Nearly a hundred Philadelphia Police officers were recognized Wednesday for going above and beyond the call of duty while on patrol.

“It’s an opportunity for us to show case the great work done by our men and women, each and every day,” said Police Commissioner Richard Ross. 260 more words