Ex-cop guilty of shooting 12-year-old boy

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A former Philadelphia police officer, Edsaul Mendoza, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and possession of an instrument of crime, having reached a plea agreement with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. This plea came in relation to the shooting death of 12-year-old Thomas “TJ” Siderio in March 2022. Originally, Mendoza faced charges of first-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter attached to Siderio’s shooting. The incident occurred when the boy allegedly fired a shot from …

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Argument ends with man stabbed, ran over by car

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A local Philadelphia man, Yel Win, has been taken into custody and accused of murder after a horrifying altercation took a fatal turn, according to law enforcement officials. The incident spiraled out of control when Win reportedly stabbed Mang Sang before running him over with a vehicle. After circulating surveillance video capturing the events leading up to Sang’s tragic demise on April 8, Philadelphia police apprehended Win on Thursday evening. The whole …

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Teen killed in double shooting

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Tragedy struck Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood when a double shooting claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy and left another teenager injured. The incident unfolded around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the junction of Wister Street and Germantown Avenue, with two suspects reportedly firing at a group of young people. Both victims, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, were shot in the back. While the elder teen is currently stable in the hospital, the …

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Bus stop shooting leaves teen dead, 4 wounded

PHILADELPHIA, PA – An afternoon shooting at a SEPTA bus stop in Philadelphia led to the death of a teenager and injured four others, the police reported. The fatal shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. near the crossroads of Broad Street and Godfrey Avenue. The deceased teenager, a 17-year-old male, sustained multiple gunshot wounds. According to police reports, two 15-year-old boys suffered graze wounds during the incident. Two female victims were also injured, one being a …

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Two dead bodies found at the park after being shot ‘execution style’

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A heart-rending discovery was made on Thursday night at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park, where authorities discovered the bodies of a man and a woman; both victims had bullet wounds to their heads. Close to 11 p.m., police received a 911 call disclosing the location of a body on the 3800 block of Mount Pleasant Drive in East Fairmount Park. This area is situated in the proximity of the historic Mount Pleasant Mansion and …

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Man brutally beats girlfriend to death, drops sofa on her body to take a nap

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Leroy Brahm III, 33, has been found guilty of the ruthless murder of his girlfriend, Annabel Rose Meenan, 21. Brahm brutally attacked Meenan, beating her and stomping on her head more than 80 times before placing a sofa over her body and falling asleep on it. The attack was fuelled by Brahm’s jealousy over Meenan’s sexual relationship with another man. However, Brahm had initially encouraged the relationship that sparked the deadly dispute. …

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Baby abandoned at Walmart by shoplifters

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The heartless act of a group of shoplifters who abandoned a 3-month-old girl while fleeing from a Philadelphia Walmart has shocked locals. The suspects seemingly ignored the infant as they raced away to evade apprehension. According to reports, the strange incident happened around 11 p.m. on Thursday night. Security at the Byberry Road Walmart reported they sought to deter two men and a woman from shoplifting. Instead of complying, the individuals fled …

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Two dead, four injured in mass shooting at bar

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Early Sunday morning, a mass shooting took place in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion district, leading to the deaths of two people and wounding four others. The shooting occurred inside a residence on the 2400 block of Myrtlewood Street that was reportedly operating as an illicit speakeasy. The victims’ ages ranged from 22 to 53 years old. Upon arrival at the scene, police found a 53-year-old man with a fatal gunshot wound to the …

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Innocent bystander shot in the head, two teen suspects arrested

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Two teenagers are under arrest following a shooting incident at a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) platform that left a 16-year-old severely injured. The suspects, who are 16 and 17, have been charged as adults by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. The shooting took place around 9:30 p.m. Thursday on the 15th Street Station’s westbound platform in Center City, Philadelphia. Authorities revealed both suspects were previously involved in criminal activities. The 17-year-old, …

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Man killed on subway tracks by oncoming train

PHILADELPHIA, PA – In a shocking incident, a man fell onto subway tracks and was killed by an approaching train. This took place during a scuffle with another man on Thursday afternoon at a University City SEPTA station platform. The accused, 40-year-old Chaz Wearing, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office made the announcement on Friday. Authorities suspect Wearing to be homeless and have discovered he is wanted for an unrelated …

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