Crime

03/26/16 3:54pm
The Division of Public Safety issued an alert at 7:26 p.m. and were able to declare the area "all-clear" six minutes later.
03/24/16 12:33pm
On Thursday morning, an electrical explosion blocked traffic on Walnut Street and left one man injured. 
03/24/16 1:10am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between March 11 and March 17.
03/23/16 1:50am
Beginning on Wednesday morning, all University students will automatically receive UPennAlerts in the summer months.
03/23/16 1:30am
Around 9:15 p.m. on Monday, a male student alerted Penn Police to an attempted theft outside of Harnwell College House.
03/22/16 11:44pm
A little after 7 p.m., DPS received a phone call from a student in Huntsman Hall who was concerned about a fellow student's behavior, Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush said. 
03/22/16 11:15pm
“Kids get a chance to ice skate, have pizza and hang out in a safe environment,” Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush said.
03/21/16 11:22pm
The University said in November they would add more questions about sexual violence to existing Penn surveys, shortly after the American Association of Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Assault was released.
03/17/16 2:48am
The UA did not publish annual reports in 2012 and 2013, but since then the UA leadership has committed itself to completing the report every year.
03/17/16 2:36am
Social policy professor Susan B. Sorenson and criminology and statistics professor Richard Berk found that the use of machine-learning forecasts at domestic violence arraignments could substantially reduce repeat domestic violence arrests.
03/17/16 2:18am
Mayor Jim Kenney plans to ask city lawmakers for funding to provide 800 additional body cameras to city police officers.
03/16/16 5:08pm
At 3:49 p.m., College sophomore Nathaniel Rome's attorney John Bravacos announced in an email that he had withdrawn the lawsuit against John Kasich.
03/16/16 2:16am
On February 27, he received the Collegiate EMS Advisor of the Year Award at the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation’s annual conference.
03/16/16 2:14am
Lorenzo Bonfiglio moved his preliminary hearing for the fourth time.
03/15/16 2:32am
Controversial Religious Studies professor Anthea Butler has frequently said her status as a tenured professor protects her from sanction or censure. But it really may be the Penn Police that are protecting her from backlash.
03/15/16 1:44am
The case proceeded on Monday morning in Commonwealth Court once Kasich's attorney Lawrence Otter released his supplemental brief, arguing that Rome submitted his brief 13 minutes too late.
03/11/16 9:29pm
John Kasich's attorney said on Wednesday that College sophomore Nathaniel Rome's lawsuit was filed 13 minutes late, thereby disqualifying it. 
03/03/16 11:27am
A jury deliberated for two-and-a-half days before declaring Gaynor guilty of first-degree murder.
03/03/16 12:53am
Cayuga Elementary principal Evelyn Cortez and Cayuga teacher Jennifer Hughes were the first to be convicted in the test-cheating scandal that rocked Philadelphia and led to the arrest of eight educators.
03/02/16 10:41pm
After sending out an initial UPenn Alert at 9:54 p.m., the Division of Public Safety sent an all-clear message about 12 minutes later.
02/29/16 11:44pm
On Feb. 23, Nathaniel Rome petitioned to have Ohio Gov. John Kasich removed from Pennsylvania’s primary election ballot.
02/25/16 2:17am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Feb. 10 and Feb. 17. 
02/25/16 12:56am
Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; Madrid, Spain and Gaborone, Botswana are the top cities where Penn students were pickpocketed while abroad. 
02/23/16 12:37pm
The man was taken into custody on the fourth floor of the library and had a box cutter, machete and stolen ID card in his possession.
02/14/16 6:00am
In 2010, prior to the implementation of the program, there were 264 unattended thefts reported. This number dropped to 179 in 2015.
02/11/16 12:26am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.
02/07/16 10:48am
A UPenn alert went out at 2:49 a.m. warning of a “Robbery with a Weapon” and “additional police and security officers in the area.” 
02/04/16 11:39pm
Crime reporter Lowell Neumann Nickey witnessed an arrest outside of his house.
02/04/16 10:41pm
The Wharton and College sophomore had his preliminary court hearing moved to March 15. 
02/03/16 11:45pm
A 19-year-old girl was walking eastbound on the 3700 block of Locust Walk Monday night, when she allegedly saw a man walking towards her with his genitals exposed.