Philadelphia Police

News

Report: Temple Student’s Body Taken 100 Miles in a Lyft

Joshua Hupperterz, the 29-year-old man who is accused of murdering 22-year-old Temple University student Jenna Burleigh last week, used Lyft to transport her remains in […]

News

Here’s the Woman Charged With Driving Into South Philly Block Party

A woman who allegedly hit nine people with her car at a South Philly block party on Monday has been identified.

organs
News

Funeral Home Worker Charged With Dumping Human Organs in North Philly

A former Camden funeral home worker has been charged with dumping a casket with infant remains in North Philly. Philly.com reports that police say 24-year-old […]

back the blue, police rally
News

Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

Clown Threats
News

Pa. State Cops: Let’s Not Be Pennywise and Clown Foolish

Pennsylvania State Police want you to watch out for creepy clowns this fall. On Wednesday, police recently released a “community awareness bulletin” warning residents against a “creepy […]

needle
News

State Rep. Wants Cops Tested for PTSD

Democratic State Rep. Jason Dawkins wants police officers to undergo testing for post-traumatic stress disorder. Dawkins, who serves the 179th District in Philly, plans to introduce […]

david jones
News

Activists Protest at Home of Cop Who Shot David Jones

A small group of Black Lives Matter activists protested on Thursday outside the Bustleton home of Ryan Pownall, the Philly police officer who shot David […]

7-Eleven
News

Police Arrest Homeless Man in Center City 7-Eleven Stabbing

Philly police have arrested a homeless man who allegedly stabbed a cashier in a Center City 7-Eleven earlier this week. 

broad street median parking
News

City on Broad Street Parking: Cops Have More Important Things to Do

The Broad Street median parking war continues. The city is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month in Common Pleas Court by an urbanist political […]

synagogue
News

Man Who Allegedly Urinated on Synagogue Charged With Ethnic Intimidation

The man who gave a security camera the middle finger before urinating on the front steps of a synagogue in Northeast Philly has been charged […]

rizzo, eggs
News

Police Arrest Man for Throwing Eggs at Frank Rizzo Statue

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.  Philly police arrested a man who hurled eggs at the Frank Rizzo statue on Wednesday morning. […]

arson
News

$15K Reward Offered for Suspect Accused of Pouring Gas on Police, Fire Vehicles

Officials are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect accused of dousing police and fire vehicles in gasoline last […]

synagogue
News

Police Seek Man Who Urinated on Synagogue in Northeast Philly

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who gave a security camera the middle finger before urinating on a synagogue in Northeast Philly. 

needle
News

Police Search Door-to-Door Near St. Joe’s for Suspect

UPDATE: Police have reportedly arrested the suspect. Police are searching in Overbrook for a potentially armed suspect who allegedly stole a car during a home […]

skinny-dipping, river, schuylkill
News

Police Arrest Man Skinny-Dipping in the Schuylkill

Police arrested a man who was skinny-dipping in the Schuylkill on Wednesday night. Officials found the man swimming shortly before 8 p.m. in Fairmount Park, near […]