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Father charged in accidental shooting death of 9-year-old girl in North Philly

The girl was shot by another child late Wednesday morning while they were left unattended inside a home.

A 9-year-old girl has died after being shot in the head in North Philly, police say

The girl was shot around 11 a.m. on the 2300 block of N. Bouvier Street. Police said she was one of three children left unattended in the house at the time of the shooting.

Prosecutor says ‘balls were dropped’ in release of accused gunman before Brewerytown murder

During a news conference on last week's fatal shooting of Milan Loncar, authorities faced questions about why Josephus Davis — already jailed on unrelated charges — was allowed to go free on Dec. 29.

Teen gunned down in North Philadelphia Monday is the city’s latest homicide victim

Dreyon Hart, 17, became the city's latest homicide victim Monday after being fatally shot in the face in North Philly. He was one half a dozen teens who have been shot in the city since the weekend.

Fight with neighbor leads to police officer’s arrest and firing

Ryan Perez, a five-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, was arrested and fired for breaking his neighbor's window during a fight in December 2019.

Amid rising gun crime in Philly, DA Larry Krasner blasts low bail

DA Larry Krasner said bail amounts for those arrested for gun crimes must be increased to help prevent the type of violence that led to nearly 500 murders last year.

Ex-Philly cop sent to prison for child porn

James Strohm, 49, a 20-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.

Philly Police identify 50-year-old Feltonville man shot and wounded by an officer last week

Jose Cerda, 50, is still in the hospital in critical condition and has been charged with assault on a police officer.

Philly police say they’re still working to identify the man an officer shot and critically wounded in Feltonville

Police said officers had fired Tasers at the man three times before one of them fired his gun. Neighbors declined to comment Thursday.

As shootings in Philly have surged, law enforcement has failed to deliver justice

In 8,500 shootings since 2015, suspects have been charged and convicted just 9% of the time.