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PhillyConfidential Archive: May, 2009
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Man, 53, arrested for trying to rape teen
Fri, May 29, 2009, 7:26 PM
Police announced earlier today that a 53-year-old homeless man has been charged with trying to rape a Truebright Science Academy student in...
Suspect surrenders after fatal hit-and-run
Fri, May 29, 2009, 6:56 PM
Daily News reporter Stephanie Farr has the latest on a hit-and-run case from earlier this month: A North Philadelphia man has been charged...
Mommy dumbest: Missing Bucks woman made up kidnap story
Thu, May 28, 2009, 12:29 AM
Honestly, I don't know where to begin with this one. By now, I imagine most of you have learned that Feasterville's Bonnie Sweeten apparently...
Mom, daughter, abducted in Bucks Co.
Wed, May 27, 2009, 12:15 AM
The woman who made a 9-1-1 call yesterday was stricken with fear. In a terrified voice, 38-year-old Bonnie Ann Sweeten told how she was grabbed...
Council committee approves $34m radio upgrade
Wed, May 27, 2009, 12:04 AM
Five members of a City Council committee voted yesterday in favor of paying Motorola $34.5 million to upgrade its often-maligned emergency...
Off-duty cop nabs alleged robber
Tue, May 26, 2009, 8:09 PM
An off-duty Philly cop captured a robber seconds after the man held up a Northeast Philadelphia animal hospital last Thursday. Police officials...
UPenn prof robbed by adolescent crooks
Thu, May 21, 2009, 11:19 PM
Neighbors came to the aid of a University of Pennsylvania archeology professor who was robbed at gunpoint earlier tonight, police sources said...
Slideshow: Before a shooting
Wed, May 20, 2009, 11:37 PM
The above images were captured by a surveillance camera inside the Venture Papi Grocery Store at 58th Street and Washington Avenue on May 12...