PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2009

Commish praises philanthropist Rudman

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Earlier today, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey honored Kal and Lucille Rudman at Police Headquarters for making another contribution... Read more

W. Philly girl, 3, found hours after AMBER alert

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An Amber Alert was issued last night after a custody dispute ended in gunfire in West Philadelphia and the triggerman fled with his 3-year-old... Read more

Cop wounded, suspect dead

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Another street corner, another cop under fire. Less than a week after slain Police Officer John Pawlowski was laid to rest, a shoot-out erupted... Read more

School kids donate 3K to FOP fund

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Students from the Philadelphia Academy Charter School made a $3,000 donation earlier today to the Fraternal Order of Police's Survivors Fund... Read more

Philly detective shot, suspect killed

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A familiar call went out over police scanners earlier today: Officer down. Detective Albert Ford Jr. was shot while serving an arrest warrant... Read more

DN readers helped identify suspected bank robber

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Members of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Philadelphia Police Department captured a suspected local bank robber in Bensalem on Tuesday... Read more

Pew survey: Philly residents worry most about crime

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A survey conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts' Philadelphia Research Initiative found many residents are more worried about crime than the... Read more

Bartender, 85, busted for selling crack in S. Philly

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Narcotics cops on Tuesday arrested William Morgan, 85, who allegedly sold drugs out of Mr. B's Bar, on 6th Street near Moyamensing Avenue in... Read more