PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2009

12-year-old boy shot

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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... Read more

Hero cop watches speech with First Lady

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Like millions of other Americans, Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Richard Decoatsworth watched President Obama’s historic economic... Read more

N. Philly man charged with 22 ATM robberies

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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... Read more

Bikers to ride in Pawlowski's memory

Hundreds of motorcycle club members -- many of whom are cops -- are going to rev their engines tonight to raise money for slain Officer John... Read more

NE man kills neighbor, 71, then has standoff with cops

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Authorities hand their hands full in Northeast Philadelphia last night after a man bludgeoned his 71-year-old neighbor to death and then barricaded... Read more

FBI: Have you seen this suspected bank robber?

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FBI and Philadelphia Police investigators are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Southwest Philadelphia Citizens Bank earlier today. The robber... Read more

Elderly man struck and killed by car on Kelly Drive

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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... Read more

Cop fatally shoots armed suspect in Kensington

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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... Read more