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PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2009
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12-year-old boy shot
Wed, Feb 25, 2009, 10:08 PM
When Deborah Proctor saw a 12-year-old boy lying on the sidewalk, blood oozing from a gunshot wound to his chest, she feared he was one...
Hero cop watches speech with First Lady
Tue, Feb 24, 2009, 10:22 PM
Like millions of other Americans, Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Richard Decoatsworth watched President Obama’s historic economic...
N. Philly man charged with 22 ATM robberies
Tue, Feb 24, 2009, 7:45 PM
Police say a one-man crime wave is again behind bars. Robert Barber, 24, was arrested at his home on 29th Street near Master early this morning...
Bikers to ride in Pawlowski's memory
Tue, Feb 24, 2009, 12:52 AM
Hundreds of motorcycle club members -- many of whom are cops -- are going to rev their engines tonight to raise money for slain Officer John...
NE man kills neighbor, 71, then has standoff with cops
Tue, Feb 24, 2009, 12:40 AM
Authorities hand their hands full in Northeast Philadelphia last night after a man bludgeoned his 71-year-old neighbor to death and then barricaded...
FBI: Have you seen this suspected bank robber?
Mon, Feb 23, 2009, 7:39 PM
FBI and Philadelphia Police investigators are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Southwest Philadelphia Citizens Bank earlier today. The robber...
Elderly man struck and killed by car on Kelly Drive
Fri, Feb 20, 2009, 11:19 PM
An 80-year-old man died earlier tonight when he was struck by a car on Kelly Drive near 25th Street. Police said the acccident occurred shortly...
Cop fatally shoots armed suspect in Kensington
Fri, Feb 20, 2009, 10:26 PM
A Philly cop fatally wounded a gun-toting robbery suspect in Kensington Thursday night in a scene eerily similar to the events that led to...