Philadelphia

A woman in Philadelphia is accusing a driver for the popular smartphone-based car service, Uber, of raping her, as has been revealed in her testimony to police. According to Philadelphia Magazine, the 33-year-old woman claims that the driver of her UberX vehicle ripped off her pants, held her arms down, and raped her, before refusing […]

https://instagram.com/p/0OIhqekqxo/?taken-by=amberrose Amber Rose wasn’t always so fortunate, and this weekend she reminded the world of her humble beginnings while taking a trip down memory lane. Hitting her hometown, the South Philly native went back to the apartment she grew up in and reflected on all that she’s learned since then. Rocking an orange hoody and […]

Police arrested a man after he reportedly sexually assaulted his 4-year-old niece on a bus in Queens, NYC over the weekend. Witnesses on the Q53 bus in Queens screamed at 30-year-old Jesus Rodriguez Rojas as he touched his 4-year-old niece in an inappropriate manner. Authorities were immediately called. Daily Mail reports: NY1 reports that Rojas was riding […]

The Philadelphia man who is allegedly responsible for stabbing a crew member on Nicki Minaj‘s upcoming tour, resulting in his death, has been charged. According to the Associated Press, Pierce Boykin was officially charged with murder earlier today, after stabbing 29-year-old Devon Pickett two weeks ago. The site reports: Boykin was originally charged with attempted […]

Police are looking to add homicide charges to Pierce Boykin, a 32-year-old Philadelphia native who was arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of Nicki Minaj’s tour manager. According to ABC 6, Boykin was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, and simple assault. Boykins was present during the time victims De’Von Pickett and Eric Parker were stabbed […]

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead and another in critical condition Wednesday morning. Officials believe the stabbing stemmed from an argument and a bar fight inside Che Bar & Grill in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood that spread onto the street. “We believe that both of the victims, as well […]

Two Philadelphia police officers were arrested Thursday and accused of beating a man so severely that they broke his orbital bone. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said the two officers — Sean McKnight, 30, and Kevin Robinson, 26 — acted improperly and violated training when they lied to their superiors about the encounter, claiming Najee Rivera was […]

A female teen was beaten by a man on the SEPTA trolley in Philadelphia, after she was accused of bumping her school bag into him numerous times. According to NBC Philadelphia, the incident occurred on Wednesday morning, as Shay, whose real name has not been released, bumped her bag into the man inside of the crowded trolley. […]

Beanie Sigel has been released from the hospital following a shooting that occurred in New Jersey last month. News of Sigel’s release came after friend Neef Buck posted a picture to Instagram showing the rapper getting out of a wheelchair and into an SUV. Sigel was returning home from dropping his kids off at school when […]

A mother’s Christmas turned into the ultimate holiday miracle when two transit officers helped deliver her baby on a subway car in Philadelphia. As the woman went into labor on the subway, Sgt. Daniel Caban and Officer Dorrell James of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) boarded the train following the emergency call. After calming the parents down, the […]

Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. is in mourning after the loss of his father over the weekend. Wayne Ellington Sr. was found in his car in Germantown, Philadelphia on Sunday evening with a gun shot wound to the head. The 57-year old died a few hours later after being treated at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. Ellington Jr., who […]

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, the 22-year-old woman whose kidnapping was caught on surveillance tape in Philadelphia, has been found alive just 72 hours after her ordeal. Her abductor, 37-year-old Devin Barnes, was arrested in a Jessup, Maryland parking lot Wednesday afternoon. Police say Gaither was found with minor injuries. She was taken to a nearby hospital, where […]