CRIME & SAFETY
2-car crash on Wissinoming street leaves 1 dead, police say
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a two-car crash that left one person dead in Philadelphia. According to authorities, the crash took place on the 6100 block of Harbinson Avenue in the Wissinoming section of the city on Tuesday at 9:16 a.m. Officials say a man driving a...
Man who allegedly solicited Absecon ‘girl’ online released from jail
A Philadelphia man accused of coming to Absecon’s Heritage Park to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex was ordered released from jail Tuesday. Nashiem Cephas-Lee, 23, was arrested last week, after online “predator hunter” Cameron Decker confronted him when he came to meet Ema, who messaged Cephas-Lee that “I’m 15 but I act wayyy older.”… The post Man who allegedly solicited Absecon ‘girl’ online released from jail appeared first on BreakingAC.
Officials: Shots Fired as Unruly Youth Mob Takes Over Penn's Landing
The Philadelphia Police Department is planning to monitor Penn's Landing "for the foreseeable future" after a large crowd of juveniles reportedly gathered in that area on Monday night and caused several concerns for officials. According to police, at about 7 p.m. on Monday a "high volume of juveniles" gathered at...
Police: Driver runs red light, killed in collision with van in Wissinoming
Investigators say a man, in his early 20s, driving a Mercedes westbound on Benner Street ran a red light and collided with a van. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
18 Pa. nurses linked to scam ordered to prove their credentials are real
In early November 2022, the FBI alerted Delaware’s Board of Nursing to a scheme in which an owner of four Florida-based schools sold fake college degrees to students who then used the phony credentials to get nursing licenses from states nationwide. Pamela Zickafoose, executive director of Delaware’s board, said...
Man in ski mask shoots rider on subway platform in Center City Philadelphia
The victim, whose name and age is not yet known, was hospitalized following the horror attack
Shots fired, cars vandalized as crowds of juveniles descend on Penn's Landing: police
PHILADELPHIA - A violent Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia came to a rowdy end as police say more crowds of juveniles caused a large disturbance at a popular destination Monday night. Officers were called to Penn's Landing as a "high volume" of juveniles gathered around 7 p.m. It is unclear...
Philadelphia Police Searching for 14-Year-Old Girl
PHILADELPHIA, PA- The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Hser Gay, a missing juvenile. Hser was last seen by her mother at Mastery Charter School on Friday, May 26, 2023, around 10 am. Hser Gay is 14 years old, stands at approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs around 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair. At the time of her disappearance, Hser was wearing a brown zip-up sweater. Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding her whereabouts to come forward. The South Detectives division can be reached at 215-686-3013 or The post Philadelphia Police Searching for 14-Year-Old Girl appeared first on Shore News Network.
8 injured after shooting near Subaru Park
CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) -- Eight people were injured after a shooting near Subaru Park in Chester. City of Chester Police Commissioner Steven Gretsky says the shooting happened outside the stadium at West Front and Norris Streets, around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.Police say a 17-year-old male was shot in the torso and shoulder. He remains hospitalized and in critical condition. The other gunshot victims are between 17 and 18 years old. They have been treated and expected to be OK. It's still unclear what led to the shooting.Although the shooting happened outside the stadium, police say it was within line of sight of...
Police release video of suspect, vehicle in pellet gun incident involving FOX 29 News crew
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police have released video of a suspect and vehicle they believe was involved in an incident where gel-like pellets struck a member of a FOX 29 News crew. The incident occurred on the west side of City Hall near 15th and John F. Kennedy Boulevard shortly after...
2 injured in head-on crash on Broad Street in Logan, cars mangled
A head-on crash left two people hurt and both cars mangled in Philadelphia's Logan neighborhood.
Two firefighters injured and two residents critical following house fires across Pennsylvania
Homes were devastated in separate fires in Wynnewood and Antrim Township over the weekend
23-year-old woman missing: Police need your help
The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 23-year-old woman from Philadelphia. 23-year-old Madison Beason is a 5’3″, 218 lb, female with blond hair and blue eyes. Police say she was last seen at 3900 Palmetto Street in the city’s Juniata Park section. Anyone with information about her whereabout should […]
Democratic mayoral nominee Cherelle Parker wants to strengthen police, lean on stops and searches to tackle gun violence
Working on a solution to gun violence and want to share it? Get in touch with gun violence prevention reporters Sammy Caiola and Sam Searles. At her first public appearance after winning the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia’s next mayor, Cherelle Parker clarified her stance on the controversial policing practice stop and frisk.
Arrest made after 25-year-old man shot in West Philadelphia home: Police
A 25-year-old man was shot once inside a residence, police say.
Woman Dies In Concord Twp. Crash
One woman is dead following a fatal crash in Concord Township. The single vehicle accident happened Monday around 10:30 a.m. on Oneida Valley Road, just north of the intersection with Clark Road. State Police say 75-year-old Kathie Stewart of Gibsonia lost control of her vehicle and went off the right...
68-year-old man killed, 3 injured in Pa. shooting: reports
A 68-year-old man was killed and three teenagers were wounded in a shooting that happened in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia on Sunday. The incident occurred along the 4500 block of Mulberry Street at around 9:22 p.m., according to reports from the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC10. Police arriving on the...
63-year-old woman dead after shooting in Northeast Philadelphia: police
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A woman is in custody after a fatal shooting in the Morrell Park neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia Saturday, police say.A 63-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene of 3300 Kayford Circle and police say the woman was shot once in the stomach and once in the chest. They say the incident happened inside a living room.Officials say they found a gun on the scene and a motive is unknown at this time.This is a developing story. Stay with CBS News Philadelphia for updates.
19-year-old woman accidentally shot by boyfriend cleaning gun
PHILADELPHIA, PA – A young woman was injured when her boyfriend’s firearm was accidentally discharged inside an apartment on the 1400 block of 15th Street. The apartment, located just blocks from Temple University campus in North Philadelphia, was the scene of the incident on Sunday afternoon. The 19-year-old woman was hit in her lower body while her 22-year-old boyfriend was cleaning his gun. She was later transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Further information is not available at this time. The post 19-year-old woman accidentally shot by boyfriend cleaning gun appeared first on Shore News Network.
Suspects flee after police pull over car with gunshot victim in back seat
Police pulled over a speeding car and found a man in the back seat with a gunshot wound. While the officers were moving the victim to their cruiser, the two men jumped back into their car and sped off.
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