PhillyConfidential Archive: January, 2011

Police: 3 men invade Overbrook home, but take nothing

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Three men barged into a home in Overbrook on Monday night, but the crooks didn’t take anything, police said. The men stormed into a... Read more

Cops: Thief takes cash, credit cards from victim in S. Philly

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An unidentified person was robbed in South Philadelphia on Monday night, police said. The victim was robbed by a man on Delaware Avenue near... Read more

Man critically injured in S. Philly shooting

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A man was shot and critically injured in South Philadelphia early Tuesday morning, police said. The unidentified man was shot in the chest... Read more

Kensington Strangler suspect in custody

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m.: Police just announced that they have taken into custody Antonio Rodriguez, identified tonight as the Kensington Strangler... Read more

Dead man in trunk identified as U.S. Army vet

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Once a child slave in his native Liberia, Dardar Paye grew up to be a U.S. Army veteran and a convicted felon. But early yesterday, Paye's... Read more

Cops: Man shot for eating cake

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One Philadelphia man did not want his friend to have his cake and eat it too today. Two friends were in a car on 2nd Street near Callowhill... Read more

Cops: Death of 3-year-old in Roxborough is a homicide

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Update: The child's mother's boyfriend, Joseph Zysk, 27, has been charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter and related offenses for the... Read more

Vigil for family killed in Feltonville fire

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There's a story in today's Daily News about a vigil that was held last night for Rasheedah Wilson, who died along with her three children in... Read more