Police charged one 15-year-old boy in connection with the murder last Thursday of a man walking his dog in West Philadelphia, and a second 15-year-old, the alleged triggerman, surrendered to authorities early Friday morning.
The group, calling itself the “All Life Matters Coalition,” gathered at 12th and Jefferson Streets, where newlywed mother of two Kim Jones was shot once in the back of the head in broad daylight.
Investigators say a stray bullet hit the woman in the face from nearly a block away. Investigators think the gunman was aiming at a car passing by.
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 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.
It’s a cold case, but police and a distraught mother still look for justice in a 2011 murder in Cedarbrook, in the far northwest section of Philadelphia.
Judith Hartdegen, 74, was killed in what was initially reported as a home invasion.
The murders occurred about 11:20pm near Gurney and Swanson Streets, according to Philadelphia homicide captain James Clark.
Police are going over video that detectives recovered in the neighborhood.
Police want to find Dominque Haynes after a woman was found shot to death inside the bedroom of an apartment they shared.
Police say Zykia Sanders was an innocent bystander attending a party with friends on Friday night when shooting broke out near 45th and Market Streets.
The City of Philadelphia has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the savage beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless early Saturday morning. The Philadelphia FOP added $5,000 more.
The Major League Soccer playoffs are upon us, with the Union set to face Houston.
The KYW Philly Soccer Show this week comes on the heels of an exciting match at PPL Park, which saw the Union come back from a 4-1 deficit at the half to achieve a draw.