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Crime

06/27/22 7:02pm
The 14-year-old is 5-foot-6, 120 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with possible information about his whereabouts to contact them at 215-686-3183 or 911.  
06/23/22 12:25am
Laylo was shot in the head near the Wawa on Penn’s campus, as he and his mother headed in an Uber to the airport.
06/15/22 11:39pm
While the students were not injured in the mass shooting that night, 14 individuals — nearly all bystanders, with ages ranging from 17 to 69 — were either wounded or killed.  
06/10/22 12:00am
Kevin Rubio turned himself into the Philadelphia Police Department on May 26 after colliding with Jesus Gomez Rosario — who died two days later at Temple University Hospital.
06/05/22 9:06pm
Initial gunshots were fired around 11:30 p.m., and multiple shooters were seen firing into a crowd along the famous street, where many bars, restaurants, and retail stores are located. 
03/24/22 12:58am
In 2021, the Division of Public Safety issued a total of 67 UPennAlerts, up from 58 alerts in 2020 and 34 in 2019.
03/23/22 11:06pm
The rate — which was on the rise earlier this year — fell to a record low of 20 carjackings in the week of March 9 to March 16.
03/02/22 12:45pm
Senior Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is leading the search for Rush’s replacement. While Rush acted as both Chief of Police and Vice President of DPS, the roles will now be separate positions.
02/05/22 8:24pm
More than 129 carjacking incidents have been logged in Philadelphia since the year's start, up from 43 during the same time frame in 2021, according to DPS.
01/27/22 11:52pm
Firefighters on the scene noted considerable amounts of smoke rising from the rear kitchen of the restaurant. The Division of Public Safety later confirmed the incident as a grease fire and deemed the situation under control. 
12/14/21 11:20pm
Police said the two victims were in their car when the two gunmen jumped out of their car and proceeded to fire "at least 15 shots."
12/09/21 7:03pm
The return to in-person campus life allowed students and community members to resume gathering to demonstrate their grievances and frustrations with the University. 
11/11/21 9:56pm
Kyle McLemore began planning a scheme to take advantage of COVID-19 relief programs less than a week after he was released from prison, prosecutors alleged.
11/08/21 4:18pm
Columbia, Cornell, and Brown universities received bomb threats over the weekend, and Yale University received one on Friday, forcing campus evacuations of several buildings. 
11/04/21 12:45am
The Clery Act of 1990 requires that colleges and universities send timely warnings to the campus community when a crime poses a serious or ongoing threat.
08/31/21 4:03pm
The suspect is a 5-foot-10 Black male of heavy build wearing all black clothing and a hooded sweatshirt. 
07/29/21 12:12am
The report concludes that Penn must increase transparency about the structure, funding, oversight, and activities of DPS.
07/22/21 1:37am
Amen Brown allegedly purchased a row house in the Point Breeze neighborhood in Philadelphia despite the owner of the home having been deceased for over 10 years.
07/19/21 1:22am
Avenatti and lawyer Mark Geragos insisted that Nike pay them $25 million to investigate internal wrongdoings or he would expose the company's alleged misconduct at a news conference.
06/21/21 12:10am
Pennsylvania Hospital faces a lawsuit from a Penn Medicine doctor who alleges the hospital disregards the safety of its practicing physicians.