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Robbery in 17th District

Police are searching for three suspects who attacked a 40-year-old woman on the 1600 block of S. Broad Street on Jan. 16. According to police, three unknown black females were caught on surveillance video attacking...

Theft in 17th District

Police are looking for a man who stole packages from a store on Washington Avenue. According to police, an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video entering Arch Realty at 1625 Washington Ave. on...

Child shot on South Jessup Street

A 14-year-old male is in stable condition after getting shot on the 2600 block of South Jessup Street at approximately 3:14 p.m. on Friday, police said. The victim was shot once in the left...

Roofer charged with killing man found in burning vehicle

The District Attorney has charged a man in connection to a body that was found in a burning vehicle in a South Philadelphia parking lot. Luis Cruz, 39, is charged with murder, arson, possession of...

Meeting will discuss opioid crisis

The Lower Moyamensing Civic Association General Meeting will discuss solutions for the opioid crisis in the Community on Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St. Topics include...

South Philly residents rallying over rising crime

More than 100 concerned residents packed a small conference room at the 1st Police District on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in response to a trend of rising crime across the city and in their South...

17th District providing coat drive

The 17th Police District is collecting coats to be distributed to local residents in need. The district has been collecting coats, hats and gloves in both children and adult sizes. Items will be available for...

Woman charged with abuse of corpse after body found in her basement

An arrest has been made in connection to Erin Schweikert, whose body was found in the basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street, police said. Maddison Leidy, 25, of the 2100...

Man charged with two murders, including grocery store clerk, teenager

Tyseem Murray, 18, of the 5400 block of Bartram Drive has been charged with two separate murders that occurred in South Philadelphia over the last three months, police said.  Murray was arrested and charged with...

Decomposed body identified

The decomposed body found in a basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as Erin Schweikert after an autopsy, according to police. Schweikert,...
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