Police say to date no one has ever been issued a citation for snow shoveling in Lower Merion. Officials are now going to take another look at that ordinance to see if it needs to be made more specific.
Chopper 3 was over the scene after authorities say shots were fired in Kensington Wednesday evening.
A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he followed a 15-year-old girl in his car and claimed to be a police officer while trying to lure her into his vehicle to “mess around.”
“It’s a great opportunity to get my foot in the door and learn how to become a full-time police officer,” says Knuttel, who is a Class II officer, a step below a full-time sworn officer.
Local police are offering their parking lots to residents who want to make a Craigslist exchange without risking their safety.
“There’s no reason on earth we cannot repair the breach that we’ve recently seen between law enforcement and minority communities,” he said.
Police have released new information, including surveillance video, in the shooting death of a woman waiting for a SEPTA bus Tuesday morning.
Attorney General Eric Holder was in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon to hold another in his series of meetings aimed at building trust between community residents and the police.
The shooting took place at about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at 12th and Jefferson Streets in North Philadelphia.
Police say an apparent attempted robbery ended with a suspect firing a gunshot into a toy store in Philadelphia early Monday morning.
Hundreds attended a funeral service at Our Lady of Peace Parish as family laid to rest 10-year-old Matthew McCloskey who was struck and killed earlier this week by a police vehicle.
It came in response to the recent murders of two New York City Police officers and what Thomas calls “escalating public tension.”
In response to anti-police protests throughout the country, there was a rally on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Friday to show support for law enforcement.
The FBI and Philadelphia Police Department are on the hunt for a suspect who is believed to be behind three recent bank robberies, and an attempted robbery, over the past two weeks.
Calls For Police Departments Nationwide To Implement Diversity Training, Diversify Ranks Of Officers
In mid-December Philadelphia Police Cadet Class 369 graduated 39 new officers. Of those 39, less than 20 percent were minorities.