Domenique Wilson, 25, was sentenced Thursday to 84-to-230 years in state prison for multiple home invasions and rapes, including that of a Penn student in 2008.
A pre-trial conference was held Wednesday for Leslie Mosby, the alleged carjacker involved in the shootout at 40th and Locust streets last November.
Despite the flourescent ensembles and presence on campus of AlliedBarton security guards, some Penn students under-use free walking escorts.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of Feb. 19-25.
Police discovered bullet casings on the 4100 block of Pine Street Tuesday morning, following investigations of gunfire in the area around 12:45 a.m. No suspects have been detained.
Gunshots were fired near 41st and Pine streets at about 12:45 a.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported and no suspects have been arrested.
The DP's crime reporter goes on a ride-along with Sergeant Andrew Mallow through the streets of West Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Fire Marshal's Office has identified the cause of a Feb. 17 fire as "incendiary," with the Philadelphia Police Department now looking for an arsonist at large.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of Feb. 11-18.
A status hearing for Saad Masood, who faces stalking and harassment charges, among others, was held Tuesday to further evaluate the defendant’s mental health.
The 40th Street border between Penn’s campus and West Philadelphia has seen shootings, car theft, and assaults this year. SEPTA’s presence, as well as several other factors, may contribute to the area’s predisposition for crime.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of Feb. 3-10.
A bomb threat at Gia Pronto Tuesday night that caused the restaurant to be evacuated was merely a prank call.
Despite recent assaults by juveniles, Penn saw similar violent crime numbers as in January 2010. Meanwhile, an increase in burglaries pushed up this year's property crime numbers.
Recent disputes over the healthcare reform bill’s constitutionality may affect 2012 election prospects.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of Jan. 27 to Feb. 2.
Edward Coleman’s crimes may have compromised the private information of Hub apartment complex residents — many of whom are Penn students.
The data — in addition to other factors — has prompted CeaseFirePA to team up with the Undergraduate Assembly in the fight against gun violence.
The DP's weekly crime blotter for the week of Jan. 21-27.
A pre-trial conference was scheduled for March 2 at a Tuesday arraignment for Leslie Mosby, who allegedly crashed a stolen car into the barriers located at 40th Street and Locust Walk last November.