PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2010

Fatal fire in N. Philly, huge blaze in Kensington

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A 60-year-old man was killed when a one-alarm fire broke out inside a property on 17th Street near Allegheny Avenue about 8 p.m. yesterday... Read more

Dog 'sawed in half' in Somerton

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Even the veteran cops, the grizzled ones who have seen just about everything, had a hard time handling what they found in Somerton earlier... Read more

Cops wound armed robber in Feltonville

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A man was shot after he aimed a gun at two police officers in Feltonville earlier tonight. Police spokesman Lt. Ray Evers said cops were called... Read more

Neighbors remember an 'incredible man'

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From DN reporter Jan Ransom: Neighbors of William Glatz remained in a state of shock Friday, a day after their friend was gunned down by an... Read more

Police: Jeweler's killer a serial robber and jail escapee

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The escaped prison inmate who got in a shootout with a Lawndale jeweler yesterday, leaving both dead, was a serial armed robber and repeat... Read more

Man jumps to death from Walt Whitman Bridge

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Police pulled a man out of the Delaware River this morning after he stopped his car on the Walt Whitman Bridge and jumped to his death. The... Read more

MontCo DA: Lansdale man took toddler along on drug deliveries

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Montgomery County authorities have arrested a man with a twisted idea of “Take Your Child to Work Day.” Chheng Ploysy, 24, of... Read more

South Philly man slain in street robbery

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A South Philadelphia man died early this morning after a gun-toting robber shot him during a mugging, police said. Anthony DeMarco, 20, of... Read more