6 days ago

Police Officer Hit by Ricocheting Bullet in North Philly

The incident occurred in the 2900 block of Judson Street. Police are expected to hold a press conference shortly, and NBC10 will stream it in this story.

    Police Officer Hit by Ricocheting Bullet in North Philly
    A Philadelphia police officer has been hit by a ricocheting bullet at a scene in the Tioga section of North Philadelphia, police reports say.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Dec 03

Temple University Student Found Dead in Off-Campus Apartment

Philadelphia Police and Temple Police responded to a 911 call Saturday morning at an off-campus apartment on the 1800 block of Berks Street. When they arrived they found the body of 20-year-old James Orlando of Reading, Pennsylvania.

    Temple University Student Found Dead in Off-Campus Apartment
    For the second time in a week, a Temple University student has died. Philadelphia Police and Temple Police responded to a 911 call Saturday morning at an off-campus apartment on the 1800 block of Berks Street. When they arrived they found the body of 20-year-old James Orlando of Reading, Pennsylvania.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 28

Sources: Woman Stabbed, Burned by Man She Met on Facebook

He stabbed her and then lit her on fire, according to sources with knowledge of the investigation. Her body was found near the 200 block of South 49th Street close to the Cedar Park section of West Philadelphia.

    Sources: Woman Stabbed, Burned by Man She Met on Facebook
    A young woman killed by a man she met online had been stabbed and burned, police sources tell NBC10. Her body was found in a West Philadelphia alley Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. The victim allegedly met her assailant on Facebook and was seeing him for the first time face-to-face, the sources said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 28

Trash Truck Strikes, Kills Cyclist on Center City Street

The privately-owned trash truck struck the woman biking near 11th and Spruce streets around 7:25.

    Trash Truck Strikes, Kills Cyclist on Center City Street
    A sanitation truck ran over and killed a cyclist in Center City Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 22

Wreck Closes Busy Road Day Before Thanksgiving

The second trailer of a long combination semi-truck flipped onto its side during a crash with a box truck along U.S. Route 130 North at Neck Road in Burlington around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Burlington County dispatchers said.

    Wreck Closes Busy Road Day Before Thanksgiving
    Police asked drivers to avoid a busy New Jersey road after a big rig trailer overturned the day before Thanksgiving.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 21

Woman Accused of Stabbing Grandfather 41 Times in Home

Only hours later, Diacson would murder her grandfather, 80-year-old Robert Girard, according to investigators. Officials say she stabbed Girard 41 times inside their Port Richmond home on the 2500 block of East Lehigh Avenue around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

    Woman Accused of Stabbing Grandfather 41 Times in Home
    A woman has been charged in the murder of her grandfather after she allegedly stabbed him 41 times in a Port Richmond home.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 18

Detectives Looking for Man Linked to Lurings, Sex Assaults

Around 5 p.m. Monday, the man drove up to a 16-year-old boy waiting for the bus at Stenton Avenue and Upsal Street in East Mount Airy. He asked the boy if he had any marijuana and when the boy replied no, the man asked if the boy wanted to make money through sex, police said.

Three days later, about a mile away at Stenton Avenue and Haines Street in West Oak Lane, the man drove up to another 16-year-old boy. Police...

    Detectives Looking for Man Linked to Lurings, Sex Assaults
    Philadelphia detectives are searching for a man who they say tried to lure two teens into his car for sex. The same man is wanted for abducting and sexually assaulting two young brothers in May.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 17

Flames Rip Through Chester County Senior Living Community

The fire spread to multiple buildings of the Barclay Friends community located along the 700 block of North Franklin Street in West Chester. 

    Flames Rip Through Chester County Senior Living Community
    Flames ripped through a senior living community in Chester County Thursday evening.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 16

Elderly Man Found Dead in Port Richmond Home

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was found dead inside the home on the 2500 block of East Lehigh Avenue by a family member around 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police say there were no signs of forced entry and the home was not ransacked.

    Elderly Man Found Dead in Port Richmond Home
    An investigation is underway after an elderly man was found dead in a Port Richmond home with blood on the first and second floor.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 15

Pregnant Woman Shot by Neighbor Day Before Due Date: Police

The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of Rosalie Street in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia.

    Pregnant Woman Shot by Neighbor Day Before Due Date: Police
    A woman who is 9-months pregnant was shot in the legs by her neighbor a day before her due date, according to police and family members.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 11

Philly Police Sergeant Shoots Man Allegedly Armed With Knife

The sergeant was responding to a report of a fight between a man and a woman in the 1200 block of South 29th Street in the Gray's Ferry section of South Philadelphia. The man involved was the person shot, the dispatcher said.

    Philly Police Sergeant Shoots Man Allegedly Armed With Knife
    A Philadelphia police sergeant responding to a report of domestic dispute early Saturday shot a man in the chest, a department dispatcher said. The sergeant shot the man shortly before 2 a.m. as he allegedly wielded a knife and was "coming at" the officer, the dispatcher told NBC10.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 10

Police SUV Winds Up Wedged Between Utility Pole, Home

One person was hospitalized after the wreck at D Street and East Indiana Avenue around 10 a.m. Police didn't reveal if the injured person is an officer.

    Police SUV Winds Up Wedged Between Utility Pole, Home
    Two Philadelphia police officers were involved in a wreck in the city's Kensington neighborhood Friday morning that left one police vehicle wedged between a utility pole and a home.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 09

$3.5 Billion Philly Community Project Begins

The first phase of the $3.5 billion multi-year project involves creating a 1.3 acre community park, called Drexel Square, at the corner of 30th and Market streets, reinventing the former Bulletin Building and develop two of the towners on JFK Boulevard.

Nov 03

Couple Dies in SUV Near Home in Apparent Murder-Suicide

...the man suffering a gunshot in the front passenger seat of an SUV parked along Amber Street near Venango Street in the Kensington neighborhood around 10 p.m. Thursday, Philadelphia police said. Medics pronounced both...

    Couple Dies in SUV Near Home in Apparent Murder-Suicide
    A couple, whose family says had a history of domestic violence, wound up dead in an SUV parked near their home - the gun in the man's hand - in an apparent case of murder-suicide.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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