PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2010

Have you seen missing man?

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Henry Hall, a 71-year-old who suffers from dementia, went missing from his home in North Philadelphia last Thursday, police said. Hall, who... Read more

Philly PD tries out smart policing

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Apologies, folks -- I should have posted this eons ago. I wrote a story in Monday's Daily News that examined two approaches the Philadelphia... Read more

Cops investigate a murder, a rape and a car in the river

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Police are busy this morning investigating a woman who was brutally stabbed to death in Kingsessing as well as a rape that occurred near police... Read more

DN today: A stabbing victim who stabs back, a hack attack and loose inmates

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Jailbreak: Delaware County accidentally springs two inmates, the fifth such bungled release in recent months. A stabbing victim stabs back... Read more

Police ID Francisville man slain in argument

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Police identified a man slain in a triple shooting last night in Francisville as Bradley Poole, 41. Poole, of Wylie Street near Perkiomen... Read more

Elderly man shot with a blow dart in South Philadelphia

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A 73-year-old man was shot and wounded with what police said appears to be a blow dart last night, according to investigators. The man was... Read more

Mummy bandit indicted in four bank robberies

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It's a wrap: The Mummy Bandit got indicted today. Hiram Joseph Adams - nicknamed "Mummy Bandit" because he wore bandages during... Read more

Three stabbed in Hunting Park

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Three men were rushed to Temple University Hospital about an hour ago after they were stabbed on Fifth Street near Pike in Hunting Park. One... Read more