PhillyConfidential Archive: May, 2011

Archbishop Ryan student hit, killed by car in N.E. Philly

Timothy Connors, a 15-year-old freshman at Archbishop Ryan High School, was struck by a car and killed after school Tuesday. Police said Connors... Read more

Cops: Civilian crime lab worker caught buying crack

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Melanie Postell was arrested by cops in North Philly on Friday for allegedly buying a packet of crack cocaine from some neighborhood drug dealers... Read more

Woman found dead in West Oak Lane home

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A mother was found dead from head trauma in her West Oak Lane house Saturday night, police said. A woman flagged down police around 9:39 p... Read more

Tacony woman reports violent home invasion

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Police are investigating a bizarre home invasion in which a Tacony woman reported she was terrorized by two men who forced her to take pills... Read more

Man shot, killed inside corner store

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A man was shot and killed inside a South Philadelphia corner store on 18th Street near Sigel Street early Friday morning, police said. Police... Read more

Woman beaten by robbers in Tacony

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A woman was hospitalized after she was beaten with a baseball bat during a strong-arm, home-invasion robbery in Tacony. The attack happened... Read more

Cops: Couple ran hotel drug-dealing ring, with preschooler in tow

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Bensalem police have arrested a homeless couple who they suspect dealt drugs from a Route 1 hotel, after cops raided their room and found a... Read more

Police searching for suspect in fatal shooting

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This post has been updated A 23-year-old man was buying a cigar from a cashier at a North Philly gas station about 9 tonight when another... Read more