Philly Cop: Buy These Tickets or I Take Your Car, and What's Up With Those "Faggot-Ass" Wipers?

A Philadelphia police officer has been suspended after pulling over a driver and threatening to impound his car unless he and his friend purchased tickets to a police benefit. The men in the car caught the shakedown on video, along with the officer dropping some casual homophobic slurs before he let them go. »8/25/15 2:10pm8/25/15 2:10pm

Hitchhiking Robot Lasts Just Two Weeks in US Because Humans Are Terrible

When hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot started his journey in Boston two weeks ago he wanted to see the entire country. Unfortunately, he never made it out of the Northeast. The researchers who built hitchBOT announced today that they need to stop the experiment because hitchBOT was vandalized in Philadelphia. »8/02/15 9:41am8/02/15 9:41am

Using Weed To Pay For A Cab Ride In Front Of Cops Is Never A Good Idea

Just, you know, FYI. Because Michael Medvec, a 23-year-old Philly resident, tried it last Friday night, when he didn't have the eight bucks he needed to pay the fare back to his apartment. Let's read along with the Philadelphia Daily News, which got the deets from Philly police captain Brian Korn: »4/06/13 9:06am4/06/13 9:06am

The FBI Says A Large Amount Of Unreleased $100 Bills Stolen From Fed Reserve In 'Airport Heist'

At approximately 10:25 AM yesterday, a plane originating in Dallas landed in Philadelphia and delivered an undisclosed number of $100 bills that had not yet been put into circulation. Between the time the plane landed and the money was supposed to arrive at the Federal Reserve Building in East Rutherford, New Jersey… »10/12/12 5:05pm10/12/12 5:05pm