PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2010

That time I heard voices

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As the title of this post suggests, I heard voices in my head once before. October 20, to be exact. Police officials had invited me to sit... Read more

DN today: IRS schemer, cop killer, slain jeweler

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Columnist Ronnie Polaneczky visits the Lawndale neighborhood where a jail escapee gunned down a beloved jeweler last week. Dominican Republic... Read more

Cops collar another suspect in 2009 double slaying at Piazza

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Sixteen months after a drug-motivated double slaying at the Piazza at Schmidts, Philadelphia police yesterday arrested another man in the ambush... Read more

Boyfriend charged in Northeast Philly toddler's murder

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Police have arrested a Northeast Philadelphia man in the homicide of his girlfriend's 18-month-old baby. Edward Drayton, 20, of Blue Grass... Read more

Speeding teen charged in hit-run death of Willow Grove woman

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Montgomery County authorities today charged a 17-year-old boy in the hit-and-run collision that left an 81-year-old pedestrian dead earlier... Read more

Spring Garden woman dies in hit-run

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A 26-year-old Spring Garden woman died early this morning, less than four hours after a hit-and-run driver plowed into her as she crossed the... Read more

DN today: Zapped pole climber, car vandals, armed pervert, more

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Woman whose cousin was beaten by cops gets a beating herself, family says. Cops say they were hostile. Vandals spray 56 cars in South Philadelphia... Read more

Logan teen slain, North Philly victim identified

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Police are seeking suspects in the slaying last night of a Logan teen. Shannon Clanton, 18, of 12th Street near Ruscomb, was shot once in... Read more