Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has announced a $10,000 reward for the capture of a man who attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl while she was walking home from a store with her 2-year-old brother on Tuesday.
A passenger jet was just seconds away from landing Thursday at Philadelphia International Airport when a Jeep broke through a chain-link fence and drove onto several runways, forcing a number of planes to circle the area, according to an air traffic controller familiar with the incident.
Federal agents and Philadelphia police seized about $350,000 worth of counterfeit NHL jerseys and other fake merchandise from street vendors and international mailers at the Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers.
Philadelphia police were told nearly eight years ago about a possible kidnapping involving the alleged ringleader of a group charged last week with imprisoning four mentally disabled adults, according to a lawyer for the family of one of the captives.
Court documents obtained by CNN on Friday reveal disturbing new details about the prior conviction of the alleged ringleader of a group charged this week with imprisoning four mentally disabled adults in a dank Philadelphia boiler room.
The investigation into how four mentally disabled people ended up locked in a filthy basement boiler room now reaches "way beyond the borders of Philadelphia," the city's police commissioner said Monday.
Philadelphia police arrested three juveniles and a 19-year-old on assault, reckless endangerment and robbery charges after a rampaging mob struck the Center City area, causing minor injuries to two people, according to police.
A former Black Panther convicted nearly 30 years ago of gunning down a Philadelphia police officer was granted a new sentencing hearing Tuesday by a federal appeals court, sparking a threat by the prosecutor to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court.
Police are investigating what they say could be a link between five attacks in a Philadelphia neighborhood, including two recent homicides and three aggravated assaults. Because of the location, the method and the description of the victims, police believe there is a correlation between the homicides and assaults.
Murky water and fast currents on Thursday kept divers away from a tour boat that is resting on the bottom of the Delaware River after a collision a day earlier with a barge. Two of the "Duck" boat's 37 passengers were still missing and hopes were fading for a rescue.
The federal government will give $1 billion in grants to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and rehiring of law enforcement officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
A group of black Philadelphia police officers filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against their department, alleging an online forum geared toward city police is "infested with racist, white supremacist and anti-African-American content."
Lisa Michelle Hatchell disappeared on her 37th birthday: July 19, 2003. She was last seen at 10 p.m. on the street outside the Southwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, rowhome she shared with her boyfriend.
Four Philadelphia police officers will be fired, three others will be disciplined and a supervising sergeant will be demoted because of the violent beating of three suspects caught after a shooting, the city's mayor and police commissioner said Monday.
The videotaped beatings of three restrained men by several members of the Philadelphia police force were inexcusable but had nothing to do with race, the city's mayor and police commissioner said Thursday.
A man named as a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, police officer last week was captured at a shelter in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson said at a news conference.