PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2008

Cop escapes possible shooting

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Residents in a humble Port Richmond witnessed a rare scene on their block yesterday when a confrontation between two cops and two suspects... Read more

Marvin Harrison sued over alleged shooting

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Way back in late April, local and national reporters couldn't get their pens and microphones together fast enough when word broke that Colts... Read more

Shooting in West Philly

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A 44-year-old man was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery earlier tonight in West Philadelphia. The victim, whose name was not released... Read more

Teen zaps cop pilot with laser

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"You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads!" -- Dr. Evil Lenny... Read more

NJ cop indicted for sex with cows

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I can't believe I didn't post this earlier. Daily News reporter Jason Nark had an eyebrow-raising story today about Robert Melia Jr., a Moorestown... Read more

Cop's prognosis is 'grave'

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Sad to note to add tonight, folks. The outlook is not so good for Sgt. Andrew Stackwicz, the 26-year veteran who suffered an apparent heart... Read more

Escort family values

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The Police Citywide Vice Unit had their hands full earlier today in Northeast Philadelphia, where a self-described "mother and daughter... Read more

House arrest for thug who vowed to kill cop

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This one will surely get some folks' blood boiling: It looked like Edward Burgess had gained the upper hand during a life-or-death struggle... Read more