Philadelphia Police

northern liberties
News

Police: Man Tied Up With Vacuum Cord During NoLibs Home Invasion

You may have heard a NoLibs-based horror story on Wednesday. Rumors of a home invasion swirled after residents took to the Northern Liberities Neighbors Facebook group to share […]

taron brown, child pornography
News

Philly Police Send Out Photo of Wrong Man in Child Porn Arrest

Philly police announced this week the arrest of a suspect who allegedly posted child pornography to his Instagram account – but the department sent out a photo of […]

penn student beaten and robbed
News

Police: Penn Student Suffers Fractured Skull in Robbery

Philly police are searching for two suspects who allegedly beat and robbed a University of Pennsylvania graduate student on Sunday. Officials say the 26-year-old Penn student was […]

north philly shooting
News

Police: Man Fired Bullets Into Group of Teens, Killing 16-Year-Old

Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot into a crowd of teens on Sunday morning in North Philly, killing one youth and injuring at […]

republican fred anton
News

Republican Power Broker, CEO Found Dead in Delaware River

A Republican powerbroker and CEO was found dead in the Delaware River this week. Police pulled 83-year-old Fred Anton’s body from the waters around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, one day […]

News

16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Is in Custody

Police say a suspect they believe pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of two South Philadelphia teens last week was taken into custody on […]

south philly shooting, person of interest
News

Police ID Person of Interest in Murder of South Philly Teens

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly police have identified a person of interest allegedly tied to the murder of two South […]

south philly shooting
News

Bullets Spray Home Connected to South Philly Teens’ Murder

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Police are investigating a shooting in South Philly on Friday morning in connection with the […]

vigil, teen boys, south philly
News

More Than 1,000 Gather at Vigil for Teen Boys Slain in South Philly

A vigil for the two 16-year-old boys who were tragically murdered in South Philly this week drew more than a thousand people to a quiet […]

News

Police Search for Escaped Prisoner, Find North Philly Heroin Operation

Philly police made an unexpected discovery during a search for an escaped prisoner on Tuesday night. Officials were looking for 19-year-old Lamic Conde, who was in custody […]

News

Council Moves to Prohibit Offensive Symbols on City Property

Weeks after a Confederate flag was allegedly discovered on a Philly narcotics officer’s personal vehicle, City Council is moving to prohibit potentially offensive symbols on city […]

police, prisoner, temple hospital
News

Police Search for Prisoner Who Escaped From Temple Hospital

Police are searching for a prisoner who reportedly escaped from Temple University Hospital on Thursday. Officials say Alex Alvarado was in custody when he fled the […]

schuylkill river, body
News

Gunshot Victim’s Body Pulled From Schuylkill in Center City

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are investigating after a gunshot victim’s body was pulled from the Schuylkill River […]

News

Police Investigating Baby Found in Trash Bag in Rhawnhurst

Philly police are investigating after a baby was found dead in a trash bag on Sunday in a Rhawnhurst home. Police said they received a […]

fishtown shooting, murder
News

Center City Realtor Charged With Murdering Her Boyfriend in Fishtown

A 37-year-old Center City realtor has been charged with murdering her boyfriend in Fishtown earlier this week. Jeanette B. Wakefield, of the 1000 block of […]