Jon Tuleya


Jon Tuleya is managing editor. He came to PhillyVoice after more than six years working as an assistant city editor at the Delaware County Daily Times. Prior to that, Jon was a web news editor for and a reporter at the Daily Local News in Chester County and the South Philly Review. His writing has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association and the Philadelphia Press Association. Jon holds a biology degree from the University of Delaware.

July 4, 2022


Two police officers shot, injured during July Fourth fireworks on Ben Franklin Parkway

Two police officers were shot and wounded near the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Monday night during the city's Fourth of July fireworks show, the finale of the Welcome America celebration. The officers were treated at Jefferson Hospital and released by early Tuesday morning. The shootings happened at 9:47 p.m. on the 2500 block of Spring Garden Street, which is near where the Spring Garden Bridge crosses the Schuylkill River.

September 18, 2021


Video shows suspects sought in deadly beating of man outside Pat's Steaks

Cameras at Pat's Steaks in South Philly recorded the fatal beating of a 28-year-old man early Thursday morning. On Friday night, Philadelphia police released the footage and images of four men who homicide detectives say are suspects in the deadly attack. Authorities are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrests and convictions of the men who allegedly punched and kicked Isidro Cortez, 28, from Queens, New York, to death.

February 24, 2021


Center City Macy's rape suspect arrested at West Philly home

Philadelphia police have arrested the man accused of raping a woman inside the Macy's in Center City. The suspect was taken into custody at his home in West Philly on Wednesday morning. The suspect's identity has not been revealed yet. He is expected to be charged on Wednesday.

January 1, 2021


Mummers' New Year's Day protest parade takes over South Philly street

The 2021 Mummers Parade was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a group of mummers and supporters organized a protest parade via Facebook that took place in South Philly on Friday.

January 1, 2021


Gun violence marks end of 2020 and beginning of 2021 in Philly

There were nearly 500 homicides in Philadelphia in 2020, which is the second most in a year in the city's history and 40% more than there were in 2019. Police say the first homicide of 2021 occurred early Friday morning in South Philly.

January 21, 2020


One killed, two injured in shooting at Target parking lot on City Line Avenue

One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting in the parking lot of the Target store just off City Line Avenue in the Philadelphia's Wynnefield Heights neighborhood on Tuesday night, according to multiple reports.

January 1, 2020


Dog missing from Philadelphia shelter found in New Jersey

ACCT Philly has found an older, gray pit bull named Max who had been missing from its animal shelter since Dec. 3. The ACCT Philly staff posted a video of the dog after retrieving it on New Year's Eve.

January 1, 2020


2020 Mummers Parade: Photos of the 120th edition of Philadelphia New Year's Day tradition

The 2020 Mummers Parade is filling Philadelphia's streets with painted faces, feathers and glitter for the 120th time on Wednesday. Here are photos of the mummers strutting on South Broad Street.

January 1, 2020

Mummers Parade

Mayor Kenney calls out mummers who wore blackface during 2020 parade; club disqualified from competition

At least two Froggy Carr mummers were seen in blackface at Wednesday's Mummers Parade, resulting in the South Philly-based wench brigade being disqualified from the competition portion of the New Year's Day event.

June 17, 2019


Shots fired at graduation party guests in Southwest Philly; one dead and five injured

One person was killed and at least seven others, including 4 juveniles, were injured when shots were fired into a crowd at a graduation party in Southwest Philly on Sunday night, Philadelphia police said.

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