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Crime

11/08/11 11:06pm

Prosecutors seek extension for prison term of former state Sen. Vince Fumo

In a rare turn of events, prosecutors in former state Sen. Vince Fumo’s federal corruption case are asking the judge to give the defendant more time in prison. INTERACTIVE: The Fumo case
11/08/11 8:42pm

Crime Log: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Six thefts and one act of burglary were perpetrated throughout the week.
11/06/11 11:12pm

October crime decreases from last year

Overall, October saw a significant decrease in crime. Compared to 102 crimes in October 2010, this October saw only 67 crimes total, including crimes against persons and property. INTERACTIVE: October crime 2007-2011
11/04/11 6:52pm

Police raided The Blockley

Forty underage students were cited Thursday night at The Blockley Pourhouse, located at 38th and Chestnut streets, for alleged underage drinking.
10/27/11 11:43pm
Pretty women who are accused perpetrators of violent crime almost always receive more than their fair share of media attention.
10/25/11 10:03pm

Crime Log: Oct. 14-20

Breakdown of crime on and around campus last week, with an interactive map.
10/19/11 12:03am

Crime log: Oct. 7-13

Crimes committed on and around campus last week, with an interactive map.
10/16/11 10:02pm

September crime rises 13 percent from last year

September crime saw an increase of about 12 percent in crimes against property and a 25 percent increase in crimes against people, according to the Division of Public Safety.
10/07/11 11:57pm
The enforcer of Wall Street, United States Attorney Preet Bharara, made a special visit to Huntsman Hall last Thursday, urging students to lead their lives with integrity and humility.
10/06/11 12:09am

DPS responds beyond campus

On Sept. 30, a man was shot in the head near 44th and Market streets at the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s Westpark Apartments. The incident was an example of violent crime that necessitates Penn Police action in areas that, while off campus, are still home to several students.
10/04/11 10:49pm

Crime log: Sept. 23-29

The DP’s weekly breakdown of crime in the Penn Patrol Zone, with an interactive map.
10/04/11 2:09pm
All three people involved in the crash were transported to HUP and are in stable condition.
10/03/11 11:09pm

Penn Women's Center, DPS partner to address sexual violence

The U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Act grant, which is nearing its three-year cycle, has paid for a full-time violence prevention educator and has funded projects like the Student Anti-Violence Advocate program.
10/01/11 11:29am

Man shot in head near 44th, Market streets

The man, unaffiliated with Penn, was shot at Westpark Apartments Friday night and is currently in stable condition. Philadelphia Police have identified and are looking for a suspect.
09/29/11 1:11am

Con artist pretends to be Penn student

Eugene Tinsley, who posed as a Penn student, pled guilty this year to two counts each of theft, forgery, receiving stolen property and securing execution of documents by deception.
09/27/11 11:55pm

Crime log: Sept. 16-22

Check out an interactive map of crime in the Penn Patrol Zone last week.
09/21/11 11:29pm

Philadelphia looks to extend teen curfew

The law will introduce graduated school-year curfews for three different age groups. Young adults aged 16 to 17 will face a curfew of 10 p.m., which could affect University students who fall in that age group.
09/21/11 8:21pm

Crime Log: Sept. 9-15

Crime log for the week of Sept. 9-Sept. 15, with an interactive map.
09/18/11 11:37pm
In the spirit of transparency, the University released its annual Jeanne Clery crime report Sept. 15, detailing three years of crime and emergency on campus.
09/14/11 10:50pm
In addition to educating students about safety issues, the fair also aimed to increase participation and awareness about DPS programs and initiatives, in part because the division saw low freshman enrollment in several of these programs during New Student Orientation, according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.