Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.
Philadelphia police are searching for the armed suspect who robbed a limousine driver early Wednesday morning.
In the past few weeks, Philadelphia Police have been able to identify and arrest suspects in two homicide cases involving young children. Investigators give credit to community members who weren’t afraid to talk, and they’re hoping that cooperation continues.
Police announced Ruffin was taken into custody by the Homicide Unit Monday night.
The Philadelphia Police department has released the mug shot of Douglas Woods, the suspect charged in the Grays Ferry shooting on Friday night that left a 3-year-old dead.
A memorial of stuffed animals now sits in front of the porch where a three-year old girl was struck and killed Friday night in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.
The Gray’s Ferry community is calling for an end to the violence after Friday night’s incident.
Philadelphia Police say a 22-year old Point Breeze man is being charged with murder for a shooting in Grays Ferry Friday night that left a 3-year old girl dead.
The incident was reported around 9:40 p.m. Friday on the 1500 block of S. Etting Street.
Philadelphia Police say a man was stabbed twice and later died early Sunday morning.
Police say the body discovered by a trash picker in the 2200 block of North Third Street has been identified as that of 23-year-old Laura Araujo.
Police say a 15-year-old was shot in Grays Ferry on Tuesday night.
It happened at 4:14 p.m. Thursday in the 2900 block of Morris Street.
KYW’s Hadas Kuznits was on a bridge tour hosted by the councilman pointing out the bridge problems in the city’s Grays Ferry/Point Breeze neighborhoods.
It happened at the 1500 block of South Corlies Street in Grays Ferry.