Officials say a dog was skinned and tied to a tree in West Philadelphia.
The incident happened around 2 a.m. along the 1400 block of Allison Street in the city’s Overbrook section.
More than 500 volunteers have joined with residents in West Philadelphia to help fix homes.
Philadelphia police officers were forced to open fire and fatally shoot a suspect they say initially fired a weapon at them.
Police are investigating a homicide in Philadelphia on Christmas Eve.
A burglary suspect was taken into custody after leading police on a chase that ended in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
An employee fought back after being robbed by two suspects at gunpoint earlier this week in the city’s Overbrook neighborhood.
Philadelphia police found the 24-year-old woman who was abducted in the Overbrook section of the city early Wednesday morning.
Teen brothers were shot and killed in the city’s Overbrook Park neighborhood Tuesday night, according to authorities.
When she saw them apparently trying to jimmy a sliding glass door in the back of the house, she yelled and banged on a window, driving them off.
An army of volunteers has taken over the 2000 block of North 62nd Street, repairing and improving more than 30 houses, as part of a project to keep urban neighborhoods thriving.
The victim lost control of his car and crashed into a pole early Saturday morning.
The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.
Philadelphia police are investigating an officer involved shooting in which an officer was also struck by a car.
Police say tips from the public led them to 19-year-old Daniel Shelley, whom they say killed 31-year-old Hafeezah Nunrid-Din on Saturday night as she was leaving her parents’ home.