PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2009

Monday crime roundup

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A few bits of crime news, collected by Stephanie Farr, John F. Morrison and yours truly: *A man wearing a Chicago White Sox hat robbed the... Read more

Cops charge man with Marriott assaults

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A convicted robber with a lengthy rap sheet has been charged with assaulting two women at a Center City Marriot. Anthony Thomas, 28, was arrested... Read more

'Ice Breaker' nets meth dealers, Outlaws

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As promised, here's the full list of the 40 people charged in "Operation Ice Breaker," the law enforcement operation which took down... Read more

Two charged with S. Philly robbery spree

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Detectives charged two men Saturday with a string of South Philadelphia armed robberies, all of which occurred on Aug. 20. Police said the... Read more

Friday crime roundup

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Gather 'round, kids -- it's time for the daily crime roundup! *A 39-year-old man was found riddled with bullets in Strawberry mansion early... Read more

Local soldier killed in helicopter crash

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Eleven years ago, Paul Jackson was trying to find his place in the world. An outgoing guy with an adventurous spirit, he took a chance on the... Read more

'Damn stupid' thug robbed 100-year-old man

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So, who’s the tough guy who beat up and robbed a defenseless 100-year-old man? That’s the question on the lips of outraged cops... Read more

Woman fatally struck by SEPTA train in Center City

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A SEPTA train struck and killed a woman who apparently jumped on the underground tracks at the 8th Street Station in Center City earlier today... Read more