PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2010

Turns out 'victim' was to blame

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From DN reporter Jan Ransom: It turns out that Nathaniel Dotson, who police first thought died after he was robbed and knocked to the ground... Read more

Here's the beef: Thieves caught at Wendy's

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Two thieves were caught by police with their hands in the bag this afternoon in the parking lot of a Wendy's fast-food restaurant in Kensington... Read more

Strange baggage handler at airport causes plane evac

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Several local and state agencies are investigating an unusual incident at the Philadelphia International Airport this morning. According to... Read more

DN today: A sister, a liar and a vanishing ship

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A jailed officer's sister said financial woes led her brother to allegedly rob money and drugs from an undercover cop. Sinking to new lows... Read more

Bikers hit the road for fallen officers

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The roads in Bucks County will be brimming with bikers this Saturday, but it's for a good cause. The 4th annual Bucks County Ride for Heroes... Read more

DN today: Mom overreacts to cable cutoff, hero saves kidnap victim, more

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Mother of the Year Award goes to (not!): Cynthia Roberts. Cops say the Upper Darby woman attacked the cable guy and then used her 11-year-old... Read more

McNesby re-elected FOP prez in landslide

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Earlier today, we briefly previewed the election showdown between FOP president John McNesby and Frank Zampogna, who unsuccessfully ran against... Read more

Woman tied up, robbed in NE Philly house

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An Asian woman was bound, beaten and robbed inside her home on Lester Road near Dunks Ferry Road in Northeast Philadelphia earlier today. Police... Read more