Police say Jonathan Rosa, 19, and Cornelius Crawford, 22, are the two men who stole a real estate agent’s car before crashing into a sidewalk fruit stand and murdering three children on Friday morning.
The Philadelphia Police Department commissioner and the union are questioning the ethics of the two reporters behind a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on alleged department corruption, now slated for an HBO miniseries adaptation, saying that the reporters paid off one of their sources.
A seven-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department surrendered to Internal Affairs today on multiple allegations of initiating fights between teenagers including her children and allegedly herself striking a teenage girl in the face.
The police officer who won a lawsuit saying he was wrongfully retaliated against by the city after making a good faith report regarding asbestos found in a Police Athletic League (PAL) center basement will get $75,000 in back-pay for medical leave under a settlement agreement reached last week.
Councilman Jim Kenney, who proposed a bill in January that would end the requirement to arrest offenders in possession of under an ounce of pot, headed the committee on law and government meeting in council chambers Monday.
A Philadelphia police officer caught lying on the witness stand and who was revealed to have lied about another case after an investigation will face criminal charges, prosecutors and police announced today.