PhillyConfidential Archive: January, 2011

Pedestrian hit by snowplow dies

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A Wilmington woman has died after a snowplow hit her as she walked along a snowy Wilmington road early this morning. Denise McFadden, 51,... Read more

Study: PA has second-highest rate of black homicide victims

Pennsylvania has the second-highest rate of black homicide victims in the nation, according to a study released today by the Violence Policy... Read more

Cops: Elderly school volunteer arrested for child porn

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(This post has been updated from its original version.) An elderly former school volunteer who was arrested for possession of child pornography... Read more

Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Port Richmond

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A 55-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Port Richmond early Tuesday morning, police said. The woman was assaulted on Weikel Street near... Read more

Troopers isolated during hazmat scare at police barracks

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Four troopers at the state police barracks in Philadelphia were placed in isolation for a brief period today after one of them opened a letter... Read more

Abortion doctor believed he did nothing wrong

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“I tried to give my patients the care I expect my daughter to receive.” Kermit Gosnell said those words to me as we sat in a conference... Read more

Teens busted for guns during probation check

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Two teens were arrested and charged with firearms offenses after they were busted with guns inside of their Kingsessing home during a probation... Read more

Bank in Northeast robbed

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A man walked into a TD Bank in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night and stole $2,000 after handing a demand note to a teller. No one was injured... Read more