Topic: Philadelphia Police Department
'I've been stolen' is what a 5-year-old girl in Upper Darby, Pa., said after she was found at 4 a.m. huddled under a slide at a playground. The girl was reported 'stolen' Monday morning from the William C. Bryant School, in west Philadelphia.
The passenger removed from the Dallas-bound US Airways flight did nothing wrong and was the victim of 'a pretty nasty trick,' Philadelphia police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan said.
By and large, Americans still support the death penalty. But concerns about the fairness of its application, and even its costs, are playing a role in the steep drop in executions and convictions.
12/15/2011 10:10 am
Federal officials said there were no immediate specific threats to the US after the death of Osama bin Laden. But some airports and local security officials said they were on heightened alert.
05/02/2011 07:31 pm
Duck boat crash on Wednesday took the life of a Hungarian tourist. The search continues for a missing male tourist.
07/09/2010 12:26 pm
The wily 17-year-old Phillies fan tasered in front of 45,000 at a baseball game Monday night brings concerns about lethality and police abuse of force to the forefront of discussion.
05/04/2010 02:33 pm
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed an appeals court ruling that would have given Mumia Abu-Jamal a chance to avoid the dealth penalty. Some opponents of capital punishment have championed Abu-Jamal's case.
01/19/2010 02:05 pm