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Life sentence for West Passyunk killing

A 28-year-old man is facing a life sentence without parole for the 2018 murder of Richard Jackson at a barbecue in South Philly’s West Passyunk neighborhood.  A jury convicted Daryl Burns on first-degree murder, possessing...

Two teens arrested in South Street shootings

Two teenagers have been arrested in relation to the mass shooting that occurred on South Street on June 4 that left three people dead and 11 more injured by gunfire. The District Attorney’s Office announced...

Off duty cop dies in motorcycle crash on Broad Street

An off-duty police officer was killed in an auto vehicle crash in South Philly. According to police, 27-year-old Thomas Munz Jr. suffered fatal injuries when his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle was involved in an accident with...

Mistrial declared in South Philly Councilman’s bribery case

A mistrial was declared in a federal bribery case against South Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and his wife Dawn Chavous. A jury of eight men and four women could not reach a verdict after...

Suspect awaiting trial in John Chamberlain murder

A woman charged with murder is awaiting trial for the death of 29-year-old John Chamberlain, who was stabbed to death in South Philly’s Newbold neighborhood last month. Lauren Hargrove, 30, of Sharon Hill, was arrested...

Police fatally shoot 12-year-old who they say shot at them

A 12-year-old boy has died following a shootout with police on 18th street near Barbara Street in South Philly’s Marconi Plaza neighborhood.  According to police, four plain clothes officers of the South Task Force were...

Police: Prudential Bank robbed by suspect 4 times

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department’s Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for a man they believe robbed a South Philly bank four times since Jan. 4. According to police, the...

Scanlon speaks out after carjacking at FDR Park

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon said she was unharmed and thanked law enforcement for its quick response after she was carjacked at gunpoint at FDR Park on Dec. 22. “The past 24 hours have been a...

3rd District Police to give away 300 school backpacks

The 3rd Police District Advisory Council will be holding a Back-to-School supplies giveaway on Friday, August 20 at 11 a.m. at the 3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton Streets. New backpacks will be given...

62 guns given back for cash

The Tasker Street Missionary Baptist Church on Tasker Street held its second annual Gun Buyback Program on Nov. 14. The City Gun Buyback Program, in conjunction with Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, collected 62 guns, which were...
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