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Watch A Philly TV Reporter Skip In The Rain And Get Told To Go Away

07/28/2013
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Watch A Philly TV Reporter Skip In The Rain And Get Told To Go Away

Here’s footage of a Fox29 reporter bravely reporting on flooding along the flood-prone Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Camden. In it, the brave reporter skips his way into a live “rescue” scene only be told to go on, git, scram, to which he thinks, on his soggy feet, to deflect said rejection into a “I’m'a checking…

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Are South Jersey Investigators Closing In On The Real A.C.-Prostitute Serial Killer?

07/21/2013
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Are South Jersey Investigators Closing In On The Real A.C.-Prostitute Serial Killer?

First saw a reference to this on a Facebook post from Atlantic City defense attorney Jimmy Leonard. Later, @Domelights in Philly Tweeted a link. So, that combo warranted a post. Today, Fox News reported that “authorities eye ‘more than one’ person of interest in 2006 unsolved prostitute murders” in Atlantic City. Police have never named…

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There Are A Pair Of Unintentional Dongs In A Picture Of Terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

07/19/2013
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There Are A Pair Of Unintentional Dongs In A Picture Of Terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

When I was editing weekends on Deadspin, there was a regular feature called This Week In Unintentional Dong Submissions in which readers/tipsters/dongsters sent in images of things that unintentionally looked like dongs. It was fun. Anyway, when I sifted through Boston Magazine’s collection of photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pre-capture — which were released in response…

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Two Alleged Drag Racers Arrested, Charged With Killing Mother, 3 Sons In Philly

07/18/2013
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Two Alleged Drag Racers Arrested, Charged With Killing Mother, 3 Sons In Philly

What a horrific story. On Tuesday night, 28-year-old Samara Banks and her four children (ranging in age from 7 months to 5 years old) were crossing N. 2nd St. at Roosevelt Boulevard — a hectic roadway which cuts through the northeastern part of Philadelphia — when all but one of them (the 5-year-old) was killed…

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NBC Reporter In NYC Shows Random People Video Of A Masturbating Bus Driver

07/12/2013
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NBC Reporter In NYC Shows Random People Video Of A Masturbating Bus Driver

Listen, I don’t like the thought of masturbating bus drivers anymore than the next guy, gal or seeing-eye dog. Which is to say that NBC New York’s exposé about a batin’ NJ Transit bus driver served a valuable public service. (Money shot: “Is that what I think it is?” at the video’s 1:48 mark.) But…

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Watch This 20-Year-Old Michigan Lady Try To Hire A Hitman To Kill Her Husband

07/10/2013
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Watch This 20-Year-Old Michigan Lady Try To Hire A Hitman To Kill Her Husband

Julia Charlene Merfeld, who pleaded guilty last month to an April murder solicitation, tried getting her man offed because “it’s easier than divorcing him.” Well, yeah, it probably is if you strip morality and criminality out of the equation! She must never have seen Divorce Court. Anyway, here’s the video: “Being able to see it,…

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Today In Great Crime-Story Quotes: ‘I Salute The Homie That Did That’

06/24/2013
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Today In Great Crime-Story Quotes: ‘I Salute The Homie That Did That’

That magnificent quote comes from Taylor White, a gentleman who was in line to procure a pair of the new LeBron X EXT kicks when some skell came up on the scene robbing folks only to get bullet dropped by a Homie who stood up for erbody. Getting a pair of the coveted sneakers meant…

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When A (Tweeter For A) City’s Paper Of Record Doesn’t Recognize A City’s Geography

06/23/2013
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When A (Tweeter For A) City’s Paper Of Record Doesn’t Recognize A City’s Geography

A big-old Powerball-winning ticket was sold in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze section. Some stories about this big-old Powerball-winning ticket initially said that the ticket was sold in Northeast Philly. Point Breeze is in South Philly. Ironically, the updated story itself was accurate insofar as Point Breeze is Southwest Philly-ish. Northeast, Southwest, whatever, Kanye got us all…

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This Is The Best Tweet Ever About The Jodi Arias Case

06/23/2013
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This Is The Best Tweet Ever About The Jodi Arias Case

Oh SNAP. Nancy Grace just got schooled by Geraldo Rivera. Yet, one of Nancy Grace’s minions just jumped all over him for speaking truths.

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Philadelphia City Council ‘Pretty Much Shot Our Load’ When It Comes To School Funding

06/18/2013
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Philadelphia City Council ‘Pretty Much Shot Our Load’ When It Comes To School Funding

Yes, I am immature. But it’s good to see that City Councilmen Bill Green, Bobby Henon and Kenyatta Johnson caught the double entendre when Council President Darrell Clarke noted that the legislative body “pretty much shot our load” on various measures designed to raise funding for the city’s public schools. Go ahead. See for yourself.…

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