Philadelphia police and the DA want everyone to have a happy and safe new year, and are warning that shooting guns into the air to celebrate isn’t safe and won’t be tolerated.
Philadelphia police have charged a suspect in connection with the violent sexual assaults of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.
Police are searching for a robber who has targeted seven hotels in Southwest Philadelphia and Tinicum Township.
Investigators say it happened Monday at the 2600 block of Palethorp Street.
The Fraternal Order of Police organized buses to take Philadelphia officers to join thousands of others at the Queens church where Officer Ramos will be memorialized.
Two police cruisers were rushing to the scene of a shooting when they crashed just a few blocks away at 22nd Street and Montgomery Avenue.
Police say three men hit the 44-year-old victim with a gun, shot him in the stomach, and then ran away with about $100.
Police were called to Colgate and Van Kirk Streets shortly after 5am where they found a 21-year-old woman with a two-inch stab wound to her lower back.
Authorities say the 33-year old victim was walking home in the area of 25th and Moore Streets a little after 1 a.m. Tuesday when someone fired off eight shots, one of which struck the man in his back.
Philadelphia police are investigating a possible abduction case Monday morning.
The incident started around midnight Saturday at McGeehan’s Tavern along the 4400 block of Cottman Avenue.
Police are asking for the public’s help as they try to identify a man hospitalized last week after a choking incident.
It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday along the 6100 block of Van Dyke Street.
It happened around 3:00 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Cayuga Street.
Police are searching for the vandals responsible for spray-painting anti-police graffiti in West Philadelphia.