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Man Dies After Struggle With Philly Police Officer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—A man has died following a struggle with a Philadelphia police officer on Thursday morning.

A officer responded just before 5 a.m. to a call for a “person screaming” at 10th and Poplar Streets. 169 more words

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DOJ Release Report on Reform Efforts By the Philadelphia Police Dept.

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Federal officials are nearly ready to put the wraps on an 18-month review of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use-of-force policies. It followed a surge in police-involved shootings, despite a drop in the crime rate, several years ago. 298 more words

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Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Police Car

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–A driver is facing DUI charges after crashing into a police cruiser on Roosevelt Blvd. Thursday morning.

It happened near Tyson Avenue.

Police tell CBS 3 the crash was very minor and the officer was not injured. 22 more words

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Philadelphia officer taken off the streets; video shows her tackling 16-year-old girl to the ground

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — The video starts with a melee — throngs of people brawling in multiple fights on a west Philadelphia street.

It ends with a police officer tackling a 16-year-old girl to the ground, throwing punches toward her head as the girl’s arms flail. 394 more words

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Philadelphia Police Officer Punches Teen Girl in Viral Video

The video starts with a melee — throngs of people brawling in multiple fights on a west Philadelphia street.

It ends with a police officer tackling a 16-year-old girl to the ground, throwing punches toward her head as the girl’s arms flail. 439 more words

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'Armed & Dangerous' Bank Robbers Sought In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– Philadelphia police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help with finding two men behind a string of bank robberies in the area over the past few weeks. 191 more words

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Father Shot Twice While Defending Family From Armed Robbers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A father in Frankford fights back against two men who stormed his home overnight with his wife and four daughters inside.

One suspect is dead and another is on the run. 332 more words

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