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SEPTA Police looking for man who set fires on subway

SEPTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of arson at two stations on the Broad Street Line on Oct. 9.  According to SEPTA police, the first incident occurred at...

Shooting on Broad Street

A 27-year-old was hospitalized after he was shot in the leg on the 800 block of S. Broad St. on Sept. 22. The shooting took place at 3:48 p.m. and the victim was taken...

Deadly shooting in Grays Ferry

A deadly shooting occurred at the intersection of 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, a 27-year-old man was shot multiple times, including twice in the face, once in the...

2 arrested; 2 suspects sought in Pat’s beating death

A 28-year-old man was beaten to death at Pat’s Steaks allegedly following an altercation among soccer fans. According to police, the victim, along with his father and a friend, were attending the Union vs. Club...

Bank robber sought

Federal officers are looking for an armed suspect they believe robbed two banks roughly within an hour of each other on August 25. According to officials, a suspect described as a black male, approximately 6-feet...

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...

Stolen statue returned to St. Rita’s Shrine

A statue from the National Shrine of St. Rita’s of Cascia has been recovered after it was reported missing on Friday morning. According to police, the statue weighing 100 lbs and valued at $100,000, was...

Double shooting in Grays Ferry claims one life

A man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a double shooting in Grays Ferry on Saturday morning. According to police, a 30-year-old man died in the hospital after being shot multiple times throughout...

Police investigate threatening letter

Philadelphia detectives investigated a threatening letter that was sent to the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia. According to police, the anonymous typed letter was dated June 30 and was sent to the organization via U.S....

Deadly fire deemed arson

A deadly fire on the 200 block of Tree Street has been declared an arson by the Philadelphia Fire Marshall. Firefighters responded to calls of a house fire at 5:29 a.m. on Saturday and found...
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