PhillyConfidential Archive: October, 2012

Police: 1 dead, 1 hospitalized in apparent overdose

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A landlord in Mayfair stumbled onto a macabre scene Monday night when he went to check on his property and found one of his tenants dead and... Read more

Video shows cop scuffle at South Street Oktoberfest

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This post has been updated. Two weeks after a video of a Philly cop punching a woman went viral, another video of another Philly cop beating... Read more

Benefit for woman-punching cop prompts protests

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Outraged about a planned union-sanctioned benefit for the cop fired after he clocked a woman who attended last month's Puerto Rican Day Parade... Read more

Southwark shooting leaves man, 21, hospitalized

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A 21-year-old man is recovering from a gunshot wound to his chest after being shot on Titan Street near 5th in Southwark Friday morning, police... Read more

3 nabbed after fleeing car-crash scene in Society Hill

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A bizarre scene of twisted metal intruded on a quiet block of Lombard Street in Society Hill late Thursday night after cops say a car took... Read more

Philly men arrested in Cherry Hill home invasion

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Three Philadelphia men were arrested Tuesday in connection with an attempted home invasion robbery at an apartment complex in Cherry Hill,... Read more

Woman, 23, critically wounded in East Germantown shooting

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A 23-year-old woman was clinging to life Thursday night after police say she was shot in the chest while sitting in her car in East Germantown... Read more

North Philly man arrested in string of armed robberies

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Hakim Benson, 20, of North Philadelphia was arrested Oct. 5 in connection with a series of 13 robberies in the 12th, 16th, 18th and 19th Police... Read more