Baby, 3 Others, Survive After Medical Helicopter Crashes Outside Church

( NBCPhiladelphia.com ) A medical helicopter, known as a medevac, crashed in a residential neighborhood just west of Philadelphia. It remains unclear what caused the crash. None of the four people onboard suffered life-threatening injuries. A medical helicopter carrying an infant patient to a Philadelphia hospital crashed Tuesday afternoon next to a church in a densely populated residential neighborhood just west of the city. Neither … Continue reading Baby, 3 Others, Survive After Medical Helicopter Crashes Outside Church

Passengers held up phones during Philadelphia train rape, police say

The passengers who did nothing while a homeless man raped a woman on a commuter train outside Philadelphia may have also recorded the vile attack on their cellphones instead of calling for help, authorities said. Surveillance footage showed Fiston Ngoy, 35, who has been charged with rape in Wednesday’s sickening attack aboard a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority train, spent nearly 45 minutes harassing the woman and touched her breast … Continue reading Passengers held up phones during Philadelphia train rape, police say

Passengers do nothing as woman is raped on Philadelphia train, cops say

A homeless man raped a woman this week on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in full view of other passengers –who cops said didn’t lift a finger to help, or even dial 911, reports said. The attack at around 10 p.m. Wednesday was captured on surveillance video that showed other people in the train car, according to Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby … Continue reading Passengers do nothing as woman is raped on Philadelphia train, cops say

Chipotle customer threatens staff with gun: ‘Somebody better give me my food!’

This is the moment a hangry Chipotle customer whips out a gun and shouts, “Somebody better give me my food!” after being told the restaurant is closing soon.   Surveillance video, released by police Wednesday, shows the woman threatening a cashier at a Chipotle in the Roosevelt Mall in Philadelphia last Saturday night. Police said the unidentified woman was waiting in line to order just before 5 … Continue reading Chipotle customer threatens staff with gun: ‘Somebody better give me my food!’

PHILLY COP Alleged Video Deletion …LEADS TO ARREST ON SEVERAL CHARGES

The Philadelphia police officer who allegedly deleted witness video during an arrest just got hauled in by his own boys in blue over the incident … now he’s facing criminal charges and is soon to be out of a job. Officer Burnett — the Philly PD cop identified as the one who allegedly scrubbed Jacob Giddings‘ footage during a gas station stop in March — was arrested and … Continue reading PHILLY COP Alleged Video Deletion …LEADS TO ARREST ON SEVERAL CHARGES

2 men detained after police learn of possible threat to Philadelphia vote counting center

Two armed men who were en route to the Philadelphia Convention Center, where votes are being counted, were taken into custody Thursday night after police learned of a possible threat, a Philadelphia police spokesperson told NBC News. The spokesperson added that charges are pending for the two men, who have not been publicly identified, and that the FBI is investigating the matter. The two men … Continue reading 2 men detained after police learn of possible threat to Philadelphia vote counting center

Philadelphia police smash windows of SUV carrying mom and baby in video, while union claims child was ‘lost’

A police union claimed that Philadelphia officers rescued a child “lost during the violent riots,” only to remove the statement that critics slammed Friday as “propaganda.” Video recorded early Tuesday captured Philadelphia police surrounding an SUV, which appeared to be driving away from a protest, before smashing out windows and forcibly removing a woman and baby from the car. A lawyer for the woman says … Continue reading Philadelphia police smash windows of SUV carrying mom and baby in video, while union claims child was ‘lost’

Officer run over during heated protest over fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

Protesters gathered outside a Philadelphia police precinct Monday night hours after police shot and killed a man waving a knife in the afternoon, CBS Philly reports. The victim was identified as 27-year old Walter Wallace Jr. Tensions rose as the night wore on. Early Tuesday, a pickup truck driving at a relatively fast clip hit an officer. Video shows a man standing through the roof of … Continue reading Officer run over during heated protest over fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

Mask dispute leads to couple’s assault on teen Sesame Place worker, police say

A 17-year-old worker at a Pennsylvania theme park suffered a displaced jaw and will require surgery after he was assaulted by a couple he asked to wear masks, police said. The worker at Sesame Place on the outskirts of Philadelphia encountered the couple, a man and a woman, at the park hours before the incident Sunday and reminded them to wear masks, Middletown Township police … Continue reading Mask dispute leads to couple’s assault on teen Sesame Place worker, police say