PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2008

Warrant out for alleged cop beater

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Police officials issued an arrest warrant yesterday for Daniel Giddings, 27, for injuring two Highway Patrol officers in an incident earlier... Read more

Philly firefighters Gustav-bound

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Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Mayor Nutter, fresh off his trip to the DNC, offered well wishes tonight to 23 firefighters and EMS workers... Read more

78-year-old man shot dead in N. Philly

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Busy night, folks, so I only have a little to post on this right now. Basically, a 78-year-old man and two of his pals were hanging out tonight... Read more

Councilman Clarke target of hate crime

City Councilman Darrell L. Clarke was the victim of an apparent hate crime, police and Clarke just told Philly Confidential. Clarke said... Read more

25 Philly cops get promoted

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Kudos to the following Philly police officers who've been promoted to the rank of detectives: - Det. Anthony Anderson, 19th District... Read more

Jeweler charged with peeping

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Below is an excerpt of a story we're working on about a local jeweler who now finds himself in quite the legal bind: On his cheerful Web site... Read more

Another cop injured in car crash

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A 15th District police officer suffered minor injuries when he was involved in a car crash near Frankford and Cottman avenues in Northeast... Read more

Injured cop update

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Officer Christopher Simone is still in a medically induced coma after being involved in a nasty car wreck earlier today. Simone, a 12-year... Read more