PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2008

Weekend wrought with incidents

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All the help in the world did little to salvage The Tampa Bay Rays' pitiable performance during last night's game. Speaking of help, the... Read more

Disparity in rape treatment?

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A matter of common sense or scientific research? A study by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has found that victims of sexual... Read more

Guy brawls with police then drags cop 50 feet

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This weekend's brisk weather didn't slow the number of shootings that occurred. Click here for a complete story of the weekend violence. Read more

Police get assist from resident

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Highway Patrol Officers Joe Moore and Bruce Cleaver were riding through North Philadelphia on Thursday when a red Chevy Impala caught their... Read more

Promotions for 12 cops

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In what will no doubt be an emotional ceremony at City Hall Friday morning, 12 cops -- including slain Highway Patrol Officer Patrick McDonald... Read more

Fatal apartment fire in Mill Creek

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Sad story out of the Mill Creek section of West Philly tonight. A physically disabled 80-year-old woman died in a fire that started when she... Read more

Another clash for FOP, judge

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Looks like FOP officials are still making good on their earlier promise to start calling out judges who they feel are too soft on repeat offenders... Read more

More on Marvin

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Sorry I'm just getting this up on the blog now, folks. Our Marvin Harrison lawsuit story (click here to read the full version) caught a lot... Read more