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Send National Guard to Texas border By Sen. Doug Mastriano In the midst of the southern border crisis, the Pennsylvania Senate took action by passing Senate Resolution 251, calling for the Pennsylvania National Guard to be...

Supporting victims, combating gun violence

It was a busy week for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime Prevention and Delinquency as Gov. Josh Shapiro announced funding measures and grants that support crime victims and address the causes of violence around...

Charges dropped in 2011 Point Breeze shooting

A man formerly convicted of a mass shooting in South Philly is free after charges were vacated by a federal court. District Attorney Larry Krasner announced his office will drop all charges against Charles Rice,...

State Police see cadet applications rise with updated standards

The Pennsylvania State Police are heralding a significant increase in applications for its most recent cadet selection cycle. The uptick in applications this cycle is the second since Gov. Josh Shapiro waived a college...

$5K reward offered for murder escapee

The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a murder suspect who escaped custody Jan. 24 during a transport to Children’s Hospital of...

More charges for alleged park rapist

Last week, Elias Diaz was formally charged with three more sexual assaults, two in Fairmount Park in 2003 and one in Pennypack Park in 2007. Diaz's charges have been upgraded to include Rape, Attempted...

Probation-reform legislation signed

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill does far more than drop beats. The music star joined Gov. Josh Shapiro, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis and a host of luminaries for a ceremonial signing of SB 838 into law....

DA, police seek homicide suspects

The District Attorney’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a dozen suspects who it believes are responsible for homicides that were committed in South and Southwest Philadelphia over the last three...

Marshals looking for 2 escapees

United States Marshals are looking for two men who escaped separate local prisons and could be hiding out in the Philadelphia area. According to authorities, Isaiah Robert Tilghman, 33, escaped from Blair County Prison on...

Suspect charged in Point Breeze killing

A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of journalist Joshua Kruger, which occurred on Oct. 2 in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. Robert Davis, 19, was arrested on Oct. 25 and...
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