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January 23, 2018

Police

Larry Krasner sworn in as District Attorney

By Alex Lloyd Gross Larry Krasner, the most controversial candidate in  the race for District Attorney was sworn in today, January 2, 2018 in Philadelphia, at the Kimmel Center.  Krasner, who aligned himself with Black Lives Matter  drew the ire of working class electorate and defeated Beth Grossman  for the job.  Krasner has some radical,

2018 Mummers march in frigid cold

By Alex Lloyd Gross The mummers are a New Years Day tradition.  A group of dedicated people get dressed up , march up ( or in this case, down) Broad Street and compete for prize money.  The parade went on this year,  amid freezing temperatures, and delays of over an hour, but it went on.  

Wanted for throwing a rock at a house window.

Philadelphia Police released a video today. December 22, 2017 of a male wanted for throwing a rock through a house window in South Philadelphia.  No one was hurt in the attack.  The police report lists the person as “unknown”,  but the video shows the male deliberately aiming for and  damaging a house. This means it

Multiple injuries reported in Levittown crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two vehicles collided and one vehicle, an SUV was reported to have rolled over several times, trapping two occupants.  Multiple Fire companies were called to the scene to remove the dash, and cut the roof, in order to free the driver and passenger.  The accident was right in the middle of

Bike rider killed in Bristol hit and run crash

UPDATE DEC 23 2017 Police have taken possession of a Mercedes they believe is the car that struck and killed Kevin Williams.  The owner is not from the area. The vehicle was in a garage in Bristol Twp., police said.  At this point, the investigation is far from over and no arrests have been made

City trashman to be arrested for package theft

By Alex Lloyd Gross Being a trash man in the city is not a glamorous job but it does pay well. That did not stop one worker from snatching a package from the steps in Kensignton . Along the 2200 block of East Oakdale Street,  a city crew was taking recyclables away when one worker

Fugitive arrested in Trevose hit and run death

By Alex Lloyd Gross When James Howell struck two pedestrians on Street Road in Trevose November 27 2017, cops say he fled from the scene. Not before pulling Jessica Kurtz to the side of the road and possibly causing more injuries to her. As he took off, he was hoping to get away. After all,

Vodka truck turns over on expressway

By Alex Lloyd Gross A tractor trailer, hauling cases of Titos Vodka turned over on the Woodhaven Road ramp to southbound Interstate 95 today, December 7, 2017 . The truck driver was able to get out without help but fire crews were called because of initial reports were that he was trapped.  There were broken

City to pay two photographers $250,000 in civil rights case

By Alex Lloyd Gross When Charles Ramsey was Philadelphia Police Commissioner, he instituted a policy that officers were not to bother, obstruct, obfuscate , harass or stop photography of police officers.  In addition to that, the action of photographing police scenes  was protected by the United States Constitution.  With all of that in place, two

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