Philadelphia Police Department

Martin Luther King's signature on letter. (AP Photo)

MLK thank-you letter to Philly officer for sale

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to a Philadelphia police officer who was assigned to protect him, expressing gratitude for the officer’s concerns.


Civil War cannonball found in Philly historic area

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A contractor grinding a tree stump in downtown Philadelphia’s historic district has made a rare discovery. Independence National Historical Park officials said Thursday that among the roots of the dead tree, the […]


Man dies amid brawl at wedding in downtown Philly (video)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A man was charged in connection with a large brawl that broke out among people attending two different wedding receptions in downtown Philadelphia during the weekend, police said Monday. The fight, which […]


Philly officer caught on video hitting woman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police have launched an internal investigation after a video was posted online that shows an officer striking a woman twice in the face at a neighborhood party associated with Philadelphia’s annual Puerto […]



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