DPS advises caution after an attempted rape was reported Monday in Fairmount Park against a 17-year-old female jogger, unaffiliated with the University.
The prosecution in the trial against Raj Rajaratnam rested its case on April 6, and the defense will begin calling witnesses Monday.
The attack of a Penn student and a Swarthmore College student on Swarthmore’s campus by a group of teenagers on March 27 may have been spurred by anti-gay bias.
Wharton sophomore Jan Egeman was arrested for aggravated assault and resisting arrest, among other charges.
Property crimes decreased 35 percent, while violent crimes went down 28.5 percent. Total crime for 2011 is 10 percent lower compared to the same period last year.
A Philadelphia jury ruled Monday that Penn Medicine neurologist Leo McCluskey owes $9.65 million in damages to a patient misdiagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease 8 years ago.
At about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, three individuals successfully cleaned out the Division of Public Safety’s bicycle garage in a robbery by demand note.
As the prosecution part of the trial against Raj Rajaratnam comes to an end, the trial is starting to focus on the defense and some of the witnesses it might call to testify.
In the past two weeks, there have been four burglaries in the residential area around 40th and 41st streets from Pine to Sansom Streets, Penn Police said.
The suspect in a robbery at the TD Bank on Walnut Street is now in custody, DPS confirmed. No injuries were reported.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of March 18-25, with an interactive map.
The AT&T; store at 3741 Walnut Street was reportedly the site of an armed robbery Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for March 11-17.
The Medical Emergency Response Team takes a DP reporter behind the scenes of dealing with an emergency.
The trial of Raj Rajaratnam, a Wharton alumnus accused of insider trading, continued in New York this past week with both sides taking unexpected approaches.
Police Chief Mark Dorsey attributes this to the fact that the Division of Public Safety recently has taken into custody a number of criminals who had plagued the campus with theft.
Four Penn Police officers were honored Wednesday night for their work in the carjacking incident that turned violent on the edge of campus last November.
A trial date for Leslie Mosby, the alleged carjacker involved in the shootout at 40th Street and Locust Walk last November, was set for Sept. 26 at a scheduling conference on Wednesday.
The DP's crime blotter from March 4-9.
Jurors in the trial against Wharton alumnus Raj Rajaratnam heard tapes on March 10 of recorded conversations between Rajaratnam and those who allegedly supplied him with insider trading information, according to a New York Times article.