Crime

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Black Trans Woman Murdered at Old York Road Wednesday Morning

Police are looking for a suspect connected to the murder of a black transgender woman. According to a police report, at 1:05 a.m. on Wednesday […]

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Krasner Announces Homicide Charges Against Ex-Cop Who Shot Fleeing Black Suspect

On Tuesday morning, Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner held a press conference announcing the indictment of former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall on charges that include […]

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Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of Former Playboy Model

Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of former Playboy model Christina Carlin-Kraft, who was found strangled to death in her Ardmore apartment last […]

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Person of Interest in Ex-Playboy Model’s Murder Sought by Police

Lower Merion police want to identify a person of interest in the murder of a former Playboy model who was found strangled in her Ardmore apartment last […]

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Mike Tyler Back in Jail After Posting Selfies From South Philly Bar, Says DA

Mike Tyler, a popular Philly guitarist who has reportedly played with everyone from Prince and Mariah Carey to Pearl Jam and Billy Joel, was supposed […]

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Police Seek Man in Connection With Killing at Jefferson Station

Philadelphia police say 23-year-old Zair Bennet-Warwick stabbed and killed a man believed to be homeless on a Jefferson Station platform last week, and the department […]

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Hate Incidents in Philly Have More Than Doubled Since 2016, Says ADL

The New York–based Anti-Defamation League on Thursday released its first-ever hate heat map. Formally known as the ADL H.E.A.T. Map — the acronym standing for […]

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Deadly Stabbing Causes Partial Closure of Jefferson Station

A deadly stabbing at SEPTA’s Jefferson Station early Thursday morning has caused part of the station to close. SEPTA says one train track at Jefferson Station […]

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Man Accused of Killing Penn Student Charged With Hate Crime

The 21-year-old California resident accused of killing and burying University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein in a California park in January has been charged with a hate […]

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After Criticism, Krasner Launches Support Program for Families of Homicide Victims

District Attorney Larry Krasner‘s office has announced the creation of Philadelphia CARES, a new initiative geared toward supporting the families of homicide victims. Philadelphia CARES is […]

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Suspect Wanted in West Philly Sexual Assaults Turns Himself In

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. The man who was wanted in connection with a string of sexual assaults […]

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Philly Police: No, There’s No Serial Killer On the Loose

Maybe you’ve seen the rumors. As of this morning, three bodies have been found in Philadelphia in two days. The first, which was partially decomposed, was […]

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Second Body Found in Two Days, This Time Wrapped in Plastic in Spring Garden Home

Just one day after police discovered human remains in a suitcase in Southwest Philadelphia, officials say a body was found on Wednesday wrapped in plastic in […]

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Suitcase With Skeletal Remains Found in Southwest Philadelphia

A passerby near Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia found a suitcase full of skeletal remains on Tuesday afternoon. Police say the suitcase was discovered around […]

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YouTube Removed Philly Police Video of Woman Kicking Child in Park

Last Friday, the Philadelphia Police Department released a shocking video of a woman kicking a child at a park in Northeast Philadelphia, and YouTube deleted […]