PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2010

Pyromaniac ex, hotel hookers, blood-licking stabbers and more in today's DN

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Salvation Army volunteer has to buy back her stolen bike because of lousy pawnshop laws. Woman on fire: Spurned lover torches ex's block... Read more

Thugs fool guards, rob and hurt elderly woman in Center City high-rise

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Six lousy bucks. That's what the two heartless thugs who attacked a 93-year-old woman in her Center City apartment building got on Monday... Read more

Man, 87, shot dead

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Numbers are numbers -- you can stretch them and twist them to make a whole bunch of different points. Take the homicide count. As of Tuesday... Read more

Teen shot in Kingsessing

A 19-year-old man was shot in the neck in Kingsessing about 7:30 tonight. Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was wounded... Read more

Police arrest South Philadelphia man for assault on police officer

This afternoon police announced the arrest of a 42-year-old man they say was responsible for the violent assault of a Philadelphia police officer... Read more

Bensalem pedestrian killed on Street Road

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Bensalem police are seeking witnesses to a Saturday accident that left a Bensalem man dead. Jose Torres, 37, of Knights Road near Tulip... Read more

Cops want help finding bank robber

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Authorities are asking the public's help in finding the bank robber who could be behind at least four heists - including one yesterday -... Read more

Slay victim identified as Folcroft man

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Police have identified a man found shot to death near the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge yesterday morning as Timothy Sullivan, 47, of... Read more