Crime

11/16/16 1:20am
The officer, Joseph Lewis, claimed he was fired because he maintained facial hair, which is reportedly against University policy. His skin condition, primarily affects black men and stems from an issue with ingrown hairs that create bumps every time he shaves, Billy Penn reported. 
11/09/16 10:41pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 29 and Nov. 3. 
11/05/16 11:39pm
At 5:10 p.m. on Saturday, a juvenile riding a red bicycle tried to grab an unaffiliated woman's cell phone on the 4000 block of Locust Street.
11/02/16 1:36am
Lorenzo Bonfiglio’s pretrial at the Criminal Justice Center was originally scheduled for July 14 this year, but has since been pushed back three times and is currently scheduled for Nov. 29
11/02/16 1:31am
DPS pays careful attention to the character and history of job applicants before hiring them, and even after being hired, they go through a lengthy orientation program.
11/01/16 2:26am
At 3:58 AM on Sunday Oct. 30, Penn Police responded to a report of armed robbery on Sansom Street, prompting a UPennAlert at 4:24 a.m.
11/01/16 2:26am
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been making allegations that the 2016 presidential election is rigged due to large-scale voter fraud in Philadelphia.
11/01/16 2:24am
Chukwudi “Chudi” Ikpeazu, a former Penn admitted student, pleaded not guilty on Aug. 8 to a misdemeanor charge of sexual assault.
10/26/16 10:47pm
See all the crimes committed in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20. 
10/26/16 10:27pm

Armed robbery at T-Mobile store on 34th and Chestnut streets prompts UPennAlert

An armed robbery occurred at 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday at 3441 Chestnut St., prompting a UPennAlert.  At that time, a robbery was reported in progress at the T-Mobile store, according to the Division of Public Safety. The suspect entered the store, indicated he had a gun and told the store clerk to open the cash register.
10/25/16 12:35am
You might think that with the increase of drunken people on the streets with dark costumes, Halloween weekend would lead to an increase in crime — but you’d be wrong.
10/24/16 1:02am
This year's report, which includes crimes that occurred in 2015, covered offenses as varied as sexual assault, drug referrals and hate crimes and includes crimes committed to students who are abroad and students on Wharton's San Francisco campus.
10/20/16 12:19am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Oct. 7 and Oct. 13. 
10/19/16 1:50am
TableTalk is a campus organization that serves as a forum for students of diverse knowledge regarding a subject to come together and continue an ongoing conversation on a hot-button topic.
10/12/16 11:26pm
Brother Ross Jackson hit the student during a verbal confrontation in which the two individuals stood eye-to-eye, standing about an inch apart, according to The Red and Black, the student newspaper at the University of Georgia.
10/12/16 10:29pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6.
10/09/16 3:52pm
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Penn in a recent lawsuit against a neuroscientist who died after exposure to radiation while researching at the University. The plaintiffs plan to appeal the result. 
10/06/16 11:45am
The suspect, a fully-bearded black man wearing construction gear, is still at large.
10/04/16 10:40pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 23 and Sept. 29. 
10/04/16 10:18pm
“It provides a great opportunity for kids to spend time in a positive way,” said Lieutenant Gary Williams, the officer spearheading the center. “I think it allows kids to see that officers are approachable.”
09/30/16 1:36pm
Second-year medical student Ari Frosch died on Sept. 22. He had been on a leave of absence at the time. 
09/29/16 12:28am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 16 and Sept. 22.
09/27/16 2:35am
The unnamed senior, referred to as John Doe, allegedly sexually assaulted another senior, referred to in the suit as Jane Roe, on June 8.
09/27/16 2:18am
Faculty members have been given a much larger role this academic year when it comes to dealing with sexual violence.
09/24/16 8:08pm
In the UA New Student Representative race, there was a tie for the candidacy between College freshman Michelle Kim and College freshman Max Grove. There will be a runoff election between these two candidates.
09/21/16 11:40pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 9 and Sept. 15. 
09/20/16 1:34am
“The lack of such notice on this occasion was a big misstep by the school, and they are lucky no Penn students ended up in the crossfire," Engineering sophomore Jordan Rosen said.
09/20/16 1:31am
On Friday night, when a gunman opened fire on a Philadelphia Police sergent’s cruiser, Penn Police Office Ed Miller jumped into action.
09/19/16 1:07am
Nicholas Glenn shot two police officers and four bystanders, including a 25-year-old woman who died from her injuries. He was later killed during a firefight with other Philadelphia Police responders.
09/19/16 12:58am
The suspect, a white male with blond hair, is still at-large and the investigation, coordinated between Penn Police and the Philadelphia Fire Department, is still ongoing.