crime-and-punishment

COVID-19 in Philly: Shootings continue to surge despite stay-at-home order

BY: - March 31, 2020

At least one homicide and another shooting occurred in the 12th Police District in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Why Paula Peebles’ story of gun-selling cops can’t be dismissed | John N. Mitchell

BY: - February 24, 2020

PHILADELPHIA — Imagine being surrounded 24 hours a day by uber-violent hood rats whom you know will remorselessly kill you, a family member or a loved one for snitching. Now, imagine that this is only half of the story. The other side of the coin is that your fear of some police — sworn to […]

State Inspector General charges three Harrisburg residents in food stamps fraud scheme

BY: - February 25, 2019

The state Office of Inspector General says it has charged three Harrisburg residents in a $25,000 food stamps trafficking scheme whose proceeds were used to buy inventory for their mini-market. In a statement, Inspector General Bruce R. Beemer’s office said two people, Milciades Mendoza-Jiminez and Marylenny Acosta, allegedly “conspired to buy electronic benefits cards at a […]