Author: Chris Palmer

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Bill Cosby could be ordered this week to essentially spend the rest of his life behind bars. On Sunday, two women who say they were... [Read More]
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A 59-year-old man was killed and two other men were wounded in two separate shootings in Chester on Saturday night, according to police. [Read More]
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At the hearing scheduled before municipal court Judge Patrick Dugan, prosecutors were expected to begin disclosing the evidence that led to the charges against ex-officer... [Read More]
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Philadelphia's notorious civil forfeiture program, which has allowed prosecutors to seize the cash and property of suspected criminals or their relatives, will be overhauled as... [Read More]
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A former Texas street preacher accused of participating in a years-long multistate conspiracy to kidnap and enslave disabled adults in order to recoup their government... [Read More]
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Two teens who had attended Abraham Lincoln High School pleaded guilty Thursday to beating a 57-year-old homeless man to death last year in Holmesburg, a... [Read More]
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Ryan Pownall, who as a Philadelphia Police officer in June 2017 fatally shot a man who ran from a traffic stop, is expected to turn... [Read More]
For the first time in nearly two decades, a Philadelphia police officer was charged Tuesday in an on-duty shooting, and the city's reform-minded top prosecutor... [Read More]
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A Philadelphia Police officer has been charged with falsifying arrest paperwork by saying that another officer — who was not present — helped secure two... [Read More]
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Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Tuesday that a homicide detective was under internal investigation for allegedly writing a note calling an unnamed colleague a "filthy... [Read More]
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In a rare event, a top supervisor in the Philadelphia District Attorney's office asked a judge to permit family and friends of a robbery defendant... [Read More]
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Relatives of a man shot and killed by police in Tacony this week met with Commissioner Richard Ross Thursday to express their concerns about the... [Read More]
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A teenage suspect was in custody Wednesday morning for the shooting death of Kristian Marche, 18, an Imhotep Institute Charter High School graduate and standout... [Read More]
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A teenage suspect was in custody Wednesday morning for the shooting death of Kristian Marche, 18, an Imhotep Institute Charter High School graduate and standout... [Read More]
Kevin Klein, 37, was found guilty of simple assault, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of an accident, the records say. He is... [Read More]
In the first seven month of fiscal year 2018, which ends June 30, police officers racked up $12 million in overtime just waiting to be... [Read More]
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Philadelphia Police are investigating the possibility that the man accused of killing a New York mother of five in his Feltonville basement - then leaving... [Read More]
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Philadelphia wasn't a focus of the landmark grand jury report Attorney Josh Shapiro released Tuesday, accusing hundreds of Catholic priests of sexual abuse over decades... [Read More]
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Five people were wounded by gunfire inside a Cheltenham Walmart on Tuesday night when a man arguing with another customer grabbed a gun and fired... [Read More]
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Five people were wounded by gunfire inside a Cheltenham Walmart on Tuesday night when a man arguing with another customer grabbed a gun and fired... [Read More]
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