PhillyConfidential Archive: March, 2012

Man packs gun in carry-on, arrested

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A 42-year-old Chester County man was arrested at the Philadelphia International Airport Thursday night after a TSA screener found a loaded... Read more

Teen shoots boy with BB gun

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A 13-year-old boy is in police custody after allegedly shooting a 12-year-old boy in his neck with a BB gun Thursday night in the Parkside... Read more

Guns for groceries: Buy-back Saturday in South Philly

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Give up your gun, get some groceries. Philadelphia Police, Browns Shoprite and Philadelphia Safety Net are teaming up this Saturday to host... Read more

Gunmen burst into Fairhill home, terrorize family

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This post has been updated. A family in Fairhill was forced to live a nightmare Wednesday night after several masked gunmen burst into their... Read more

Police searching for missing woman

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Police are asking for help from the public to find Franchesca Alvarado, who told relatives she was visiting Atlantic City with a friend on... Read more

Cops: Man shot in Kensington was in abandoned factory

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A man who cops believe may have been trying to steal from an abandoned building was found suffering a gunshot wound to the right thigh shortly... Read more

Trio sought in robbery on SEPTA bus

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Police are looking for three men in connection with the robbery of a man who allegedly followed the victim onto a SEPTA bus. On March 14 at... Read more

Cops seek serial flower filcher caught on video

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A South Philadelphia man whose flowers have been stolen every spring and fall for years refused to be a shrinking violet anymore and used surveillance... Read more