The decision on whether to pursue criminal charges isn’t necessarily up to the victim of an alleged crime.
In a city where worn down buildings, empty businesses and crime no longer phase residents, there is change on the horizon and some credit Mayor Dana Redd.
New Jersey has released crime statistics for 2012 and while the overall trend is good, a couple trends have given officials pause.
Twenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There’s a move on to change that.
Philadelphia homicide detectives say they still have no suspects in the stabbing death of a 69-year-old Germantown woman.
An All-City Cab driver who was refueling at a Hess gas station in the 600 block of Broad Street in South Philadelphia was pushed out of the way by a carjacker Wednesday morning and the thief fled with the cab.
Police are investigating the beating death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a Philadelphia home Sunday.
Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.
Police in Lower Merion along with the FBI are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects of an armed bank robbery in Bala Cynwyd earlier this week. A reward of up to $10,000 is also being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bandits.
Police are investigating an early morning stabbing inside a Southwest Philadelphia bar.
Police say a 60-Year-old 7-Eleven clerk was attacked during a robbery inside the Welsh Road convenience store.
Philadelphia police have no suspects in the early morning Holmesburg shooting death of a bicyclist.
The law on background checks is confusing to many. When can your employer hold your past criminal record against you?
Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield said the arrests were part of National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.
After the guilty verdict or plea but before sentencing, officers conduct what’s called a presentencing investigation in which they find out about the character of the defendant.