Homicides

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Krasner Announces Big Shakeup in Homicide Unit of DA’s Office

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner released two memos to his staff on Tuesday afternoon detailing a number of significant policy changes that are sure to […]

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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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Police ID Suspect in Najee Rivera Murder, Add Him to Philly’s Most Wanted List

Najee Rivera was one of 280 homicide victims in Philadelphia last year, and nearly half of those murders remain unsolved. But Rivera’s girlfriend Dina Scannapieco […]

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City Offering $20K Reward in Downtown Slaying

During the World Meeting of Families conference in September, a man was fatally stabbed at Broad and Arch streets. The killing happened on 6:40 a.m. […]

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Why Is Crime On the Rise in Philly?

Homicides are increasing in Philadelphia. In the first half of 2015, police statistics show there were 155 murders, compared to 145 last year during the […]

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Church Erects a Cross for Each of Philly’s Gun Homicide Victims Last Year

You probably aren’t familiar with the names Norberta Lopez, Branden Agnew, Timothy Artis or Megan Doto. And there’s no reason that you would be. Unlike […]

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Man Accused of Montco Murder Found In North Carolina

Montgomery County authorities announced Friday the arrest of Chad Marshall Wilcox — the man accused of killing 36-year-old Manuel Hakimian last month in Norristown. In […]