Escaped Blair County Inmate Believed to be in Philadelphia, Stolen Vehicle LocatedNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
This place in Bridgeton - Roy's Family Restaurant - is offering a taste of timeless Southern comfortConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Orlando was last seen in Philadelphia in March 2022 since leaving his home with his medicineAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
💥Eagles GIVING Cowboys A BEATING! 😡 | Shaq Leonard SAYS "WATCH ME" | THE BIG DUMMY!Philly.500NewsBreak Contributor
Search for Blue Beret-Wearing Burglar in Center City RobberyNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Chester's Crime Crisis: A Reflection of Socioeconomic Struggles
Chester, Pennsylvania, is enduring a severe crisis, with a crime rate of 52.73 per 1,000 residents, dwarfing both the state's average of 19.07 and the national average of 15.8 per 1,000 residents. The city's violent crime rate, highlighted by murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, stands at an alarming 13.53 per 1,000 residents. Property crimes follow suit, with a rate of 39.2 per 1,000 residents. These daunting statistics are symptomatic of a city grappling with economic stagnation, high poverty and unemployment rates, and lower educational attainment, which collectively contribute to the crime epidemic.
Delaware County Residents Express Anger Over Borough Council's 'Pro-Israel' Resolution
Delaware County residents express anger and frustration after their borough council passes a "Pro-Israel" resolution amidst escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas. They argue the council is overstepping its responsibilities and call for a more balanced approach and increased transparency.
US Marshals tasked with finding another prison escapee: 'This is our sixth escapee since last May'
"It's unprecedented. This is our sixth escapee since last May. The most I've ever seen here," said Rob Clark, the supervisory agent in charge of the Philadelphia United States Marshals Service.
Amtrak seeks judgment on the pleadings, after deaths of two children on train tracks in Chester
PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak has motioned for judgment on the pleadings, in response to a lawsuit that claimed the company is liable for the deaths of two minor children from Chester, who were killed in April by a passing Amtrak train going from New York to Washington, D.C. Siana Gordon...
Son dead, father and bystander injured after gunfire erupts at Philadelphia corner store: sources
Residents in the area told Action News the man who was killed was the son of the store owner.
Fatal Car Accident in Wilmington Sparks Discussion on Road Safety and Equity
A somber mood has enveloped the community near Lancaster Pike at Hercules Road in Wilmington following a fatal car accident. Tragedy struck when an SUV veered off the road, descended an embankment, and came to rest in a creek. At least one life was lost in the incident, which only came to light several days after it might have occurred. Wilmington Police Detectives have joined the investigation, launched at the city's outskirts, as traffic was temporarily halted to aid their efforts.
String of car thefts in Delaware County linked to 'same repeat offenders,' police say
Police say the suspects are going after Kia and Hyundai vehicles, which have been exposed on social media as easy to steal.
Caught on Camera: Pig on loose named Albert Einswine caught in police chase
DEPTFORD, NEW JERSEY (CBS) — An escaped pig named Albert Einswine gave New Jersey police officers a run for their money before the animal was eventually captured, according to a Facebook post by the department. The four-year-old animal could be seen dodging officers in Deptford Township – near Philadelphia...
Robert Woodson, Stefan Roots help Frederick Douglass Christian School raise $150,000
When Frederick Douglass Christian School in Chester found itself in a financial bind, the Woodson Center, in conjunction with Chester Mayor-elect Stefan Roots, stepped in to help. Last week, a fundraising luncheon took place at the school on Central Ave., and more than $150,000 was raised to help the educational institution stay afloat. “We are incredibly blessed by the generosity of so many,” said Principal Dr. Janice Bowdre. “It is by the love of God that such wonderful people are sponsoring our school.”
Suspect 'locked and unlocked' stolen car while police watched
LOWER MORELAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. (TND) — Some crimes are solved right away. Police north of Philadelphia said this one took a year to solve, and they've only made one of three arrests. It started with the report of a stolen vehicle on Nov. 13, 2022. The victim reported their...
Local Alert: Elderly Resident Assaulted in 9th District Robbery, Police Seek Public's Help
The Central Detective Division is asking for public help to identify a suspect in a 9th District robbery. The incident happened on November 20, 2023, at 10:42 am, and was recorded on video. The victim, a 79-year-old man, was assaulted as he was getting out of his car on the 2000 block of Hamilton Street.
CSX freight train partially derails in South Philadelphia, knocking down utility pole
A train partially derailed in South Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
‘Truly in shock’: Suspect allegedly returned to Macy’s minutes after being caught shoplifting, stabbed security guard to death in front of holiday shoppers
Police in Philadelphia arrested a shoplifting suspect who they say returned to a Macy’s minutes after he was busted stealing hats to stab a security guard in the neck, killing him in broad daylight in front of holiday shoppers. The incident began around 10:45 a.m. Monday when the suspect,...
Porch pirate caught on video after stealing packages from at least 3 homes in Gloucester Twp.
Gloucester Township police are reminding all grinches that the department deploys decoy packages equipped with GPS as bait to track and arrest thieves.
West Chester Restaurant Inspection Reports: November
Well, here’s a holiday gift for you. Eat, drink, and be merry because nearly all your favorite West Chester establishments are in the Health Inspector’s good graces this month. Sunrise Senior Living of Westtown, out, 5 violations including deli salads left under-refrigerated and, deli ham and coleslaw stored...
Camden Man Arrested and Charged in September Murder
CAMDEN – Police on Tuesday arrested a 32-year-old Camden man and charged him with first-degree murder and weapons offenses for the fatal shooting on September 9 of Alberto DeJesus, 31, of Camden. Jaffar Muhammad was in custody on weapons charges at the Camden County Correctional Facility when he was charged with the murder of DeJesus, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. On September 9 at 11:45 p.m. police responding to an auto crash at Norris Street and Landsdowne Avenue discovered DeJesus in the car, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at 11:54 p.m. Anyone with information should call Prosecutor's Office Detective Michael Dons at (856) 365-3125 or Camden County Police Department Detective Andrew Einstein at (609) 682-1309. Tips also can be sent anonymously to CAMDEN.TIPS.
1 Delaware County Hospital Makes US News List for Best Maternity Care
A Delaware County hospital made a national list for providing the best maternity care. Eleven Philadelphia-area hospitals, including one from Delaware County, received U.S. News & World Report’s top “high performance” rating for the country’s top hospitals for providing the best maternity care, writes John George for Philadelphia Business Journal.
Police: Missing Teen From Philadelphia, PA, Likes to Visit Atlantic City, NJ
Police in Philadelphia continue to search for a missing teenager who is known to frequent Atlantic City. 17-year-old Kent Johnson was reported missing by his mother. She says he left their home on the 2000 block of South Hutchinson Street around 4 PM Tuesday, stating that he was heading to a library.
Downed pole, crashed car block lanes on busy NJ road
A car apparently took down a pole during a crash along the busy Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Camden, New Jersey, Thursday morning. The wreck blocked two lanes of westbound U.S. Route 30, near Baird Boulevard, before 7 a.m. It appeared that a white sedan had taken out a utility pole.
Delaware County Election Recounts Confirm Initial Results: Local Officials Elected
The Delaware County Elections Department has finished four recounts from the Municipal Election on November 7, 2023. These recounts followed state rules that let voters ask for a recount at a cost of $50 per precinct involved. The recounts happened from November 27 to December 1, supervised by the Election Department, candidates, and political parties.