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Crime

02/23/24 6:53pm
Penn Police and law enforcement concluded that the threat was "not credible," with DPS stating that several other institutions across the country received an identical message. 
02/21/24 9:23pm
Scooters are currently banned from campus housing due to their classification as a fire hazard, prompting students to voice displeasure with the regulations.
02/08/24 7:57pm
The court heard oral arguments about Trump's eligibility to hold presidential office, with many justices appearing skeptical of multiple aspects of Colorado’s decision.
02/05/24 12:03am
Various city officials have claimed that Act 40 is trying to undercut the voices of Philadelphia voters who elected Krasner.
01/30/24 11:42pm
Pryor was cooperative during the arrest and was immediately taken to the Homicide Unit.
01/25/24 12:22am
Police believe that the prisoner left the area within an hour after being picked up by an accomplice.
01/18/24 1:36am
Parker's first executive order aimed to reduce crime and violence in Philadelphia.
11/29/23 12:56am
DPS wrote in the UpennAlert on their website that the suspect had fled from Philadelphia police officers while they were in the process of “effecting an arrest warrant."
11/17/23 1:17am
Roughly 40 Starbucks workers picketed outside the Starbucks at 39th and Walnut street, leading to the shutdown of the store down for the day
11/15/23 3:15am
Penn Police Deputy Chief of Investigations Michael Morrin told the protestors that they would be arrested if they did not leave the building and gave them a 30-minute warning before arrests would begin. 
11/10/23 12:01pm
The incident took place at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 28, and Penn Police were notified of the theft and responded at 7:28 p.m., DPS said. 
11/09/23 1:05am
DPS announced their decision to double down on these safety measures last year, although the policies were initially created in 2014.
11/07/23 12:02am
Philadelphia will choose its 100th Mayor, either Republican David Oh or Democrat Cherelle Parker.
11/01/23 1:58am
Penn's Office of Audit, Compliance, and Privacy website provides information regarding online harassment and how community members can receive support. 
10/26/23 10:35pm
Nicolas O’Rourke, Kendra Brooks, Isaiah Thomas, and Nina Ahmad spoke at the event about their platforms ahead of the Nov. 7 election. 
10/01/23 11:34pm
The new policy details numerous adjustments to how human remains are presented and used throughout the Museum and University settings.
09/28/23 10:29pm
As part of the fair, PennReady will conduct a sprinkler test at 11:30 a.m., which consists of a side-by-side simulated burn of two residential rooms.
09/28/23 9:14pm
In an email sent to the Penn community on Wednesday, the Division of Public Safety wrote that multiple individuals looted several retail stores in various areas of Philadelphia, including Center City, North, and West Philadelphia. 
09/22/23 4:37pm
The statement comes the day after an unknown individual vandalized the Penn Hillel building Thursday ahead of a morning prayer service.
09/21/23 12:28pm
"When I walked into Hillel, I noticed that the lobby was completely trashed — one of the podiums was smashed, one of the tables was smashed. There was stuff everywhere," a witness said.