Police search for suspect in NASA sweatshirt in connection to sexual assault with gun at SEPTA subway station – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are looking for a man wearing a distinctive NASA sweatshirt in connection to an alleged sexual assault. Officials describe the offender as a 5-foot-6, light-skinned man in his 20s. Police say he raped a woman at gunpoint on a bench at the SEPTA subway station at Broad Street and Snyder … Read more

Philadelphia police investigate sexual assault at Broad Street Line Snyder station – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Monday at the Broad Street Line’s Snyder Avenue station. The incident happened shortly after 4:30 a.m. Authorities said the suspect was armed with a firearm. SEPTA police are working with the Philadelphia police on the case. The security … Read more

Juniata Park shooting sends 4 men to hospital, Philadelphia police say – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A shooting in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia sent four men to hospital Saturday, police say. The shooting occurred in the 1300 block of East Luzerne Street around 4 p.m. Police say a 20-year-old man was shot nine times throughout the body. He was taken to Temple University Hospital by police … Read more

11 separate shootings in Philadelphia leave 2 dead, 10 others injured: police – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating 11 separate shootings from Friday night through Saturday that left two dead and 10 injured. A 22-year-old woman has been killed in a double shooting in Kensington, police say. The shooting occurred in the 200 block of East Tioga Street. READ MORE: Abortion rights advocates rally to protest … Read more

What we know about the 5 people injured in the North Philadelphia building collapse – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We learn more about the other firefighters and another city employee who were injured in response to this blaze at a collapsed building in Fairhill. A firefighter, Lt. Sean Williamson, 51, was killed. Four of the five people injured were firefighters and the other was an L&I supervisor. READ MORE: Philadelphia Fire … Read more

What we know about injured victims in North Philadelphia building collapse – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We learn more about the other firefighters and another city employee who were injured in response to this blaze at a collapsed building in Fairhill. A firefighter, Lt. Sean Williamson, 51, was killed. Four of the five people injured were firefighters and the other was an L&I supervisor. READ MORE: Neighbors Respond … Read more

Teen shot and killed in execution style after leaving Chinese take-out restaurant in Southwest Philadelphia – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenager was killed in execution style in Southwest Philadelphia on Friday morning. It happened around 12:45 a.m. at the intersection of 61st Street and Buist Avenue. Police say the 17-year-old victim was leaving a Chinese take-out restaurant when he was ambushed by a gunman. READ MORE: The funeral of Kris Minners, … Read more

Philadelphia police investigate hate crime after double shooting in Kensington – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say they are investigating a hate crime after a double shooting and an attack in Kensington. Investigators say someone shot two women. A third victim, transgender, was beaten during the violence. READ MORE: Father of 14-year-old boy killed in Philadelphia drive-by shooting speaks out: ‘I love him, wish he was … Read more

“I love him, wish he was home” – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The family of an 8th grader killed in a drive-by shooting pleads for an end to the violence. It happened in the Summerdale neighborhood of Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. “He didn’t deserve this at all,” said Robert Yocum Jr. READ MORE: Wilmington, Delaware, man dies during Cape May County triathlon: police Yocum … Read more

After last week’s mass shooting, increased security on South Street draws mixed reactions – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been a week since the mass shooting on South Street in Philadelphia that killed three people. Eleven others were wounded by bullets. The police presence was reinforced throughout the weekend. On Saturday evening, South Street is closed to vehicular traffic. READ MORE: Philadelphia weather: Sunday’s storms could bring damaging winds, hail, … Read more