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PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2008
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Warrant out for alleged cop beater
Sat, Aug 30, 2008, 12:13 AM
Police officials issued an arrest warrant yesterday for Daniel Giddings, 27, for injuring two Highway Patrol officers in an incident earlier...
Philly firefighters Gustav-bound
Fri, Aug 29, 2008, 11:37 PM
Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Mayor Nutter, fresh off his trip to the DNC, offered well wishes tonight to 23 firefighters and EMS workers...
78-year-old man shot dead in N. Philly
Fri, Aug 29, 2008, 10:45 PM
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...
Councilman Clarke target of hate crime
Fri, Aug 29, 2008, 3:42 PM
City Councilman Darrell L. Clarke was the victim of an apparent hate crime, police and Clarke just told Philly Confidential. Clarke said...
25 Philly cops get promoted
Thu, Aug 28, 2008, 9:35 PM
Kudos to the following Philly police officers who've been promoted to the rank of detectives: - Det. Anthony Anderson, 19th District...
Jeweler charged with peeping
Thu, Aug 28, 2008, 9:20 PM
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...
Another cop injured in car crash
Wed, Aug 27, 2008, 11:27 PM
A 15th District police officer suffered minor injuries when he was involved in a car crash near Frankford and Cottman avenues in Northeast...
Injured cop update
Tue, Aug 26, 2008, 11:52 PM
Officer Christopher Simone is still in a medically induced coma after being involved in a nasty car wreck earlier today. Simone, a 12-year...