A Philadelphia Police officer who was buying a gift for his son as a reward for good grades was shot and killed during a shootout with two suspects who were trying to rob a video game store in North Philadelphia Thursday.
Police say it happened around 6:43 p.m. Wednesday at the 400 block of E. Courtland Street.
Police are searching for a suspect who stole $1,600 in items, including a snow blower, from a home in Philadelphia.
Authorities say 62-year old Santos Colon left his home on North 28th Street to go to the store around 6pm on Tuesday, but he never returned home.
Police are looking for three men who forced their way into a home and robbed an elderly man in North Philadelphia early Sunday morning.
Police say an 18-year-old is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times Saturday afternoon in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
Anyone with information should call Philadelphia Police at 215-546-TIPS.
Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally.
Police are searching for several teenagers who choked and stole an iPhone from a 13-year-old in Philadelphia.
Police say it happened around 3:04 p.m. Tuesday at the 4600 block of Unruh Avenue.
Police say Pierce Boykin was arrested Monday for the double stabbing and homicide outside of the Che Bar and Grill on February 18th.
Police are investigating after they say a man was shot in the back in North Philadelphia.
Police say two vehicles collided just after 12 a.m. Saturday at 5th Street and Lehigh Avenue.
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Police say it happened around 7:23 p.m. Friday at the 1500 block of W. Butler Street.