PhillyConfidential Archive: December, 2011

Police searching for bank robbery suspect

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A surveillance camera recorded a man robbing a TD Bank branch in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon and police are hoping that help from... Read more

PSPCA rescues 26 dogs during raid in Olney

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The PSPCA rescued 26 dogs from a home on 8th Street near Loudon in Olney Thursday, and said the animals were likely part of an illegal breeding... Read more

Suspect arrested in failed carjacking

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Police said Richard Lawrence, 28, nearly got away with stealing a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro at gunpoint last Tuesday — except he couldn’t... Read more

Two officers hospitalized, one released after crash

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Officer Ray Heim, a 12-year-veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, is still recovering from head and leg injuries at Albert Einstein... Read more

Mother of abandoned baby sought by police

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Police are still searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl who was found lying in a cardboard box on Huntingdon Street near Sergeant... Read more

Man shot in Logan, in stable condition

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A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot on 20th Street near Windrim Avenue in the Logan section of North Philadelphia Wednesday... Read more

Man critically wounded in West Philadelphia shooting

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A 35-year-old man was critically wounded after being shot on 46th Street near Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia Wednesday night, police... Read more

Man robs same store, clerk twice

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A store clerk who was robbed in late October came face to face with the bandit again on Dec. 15 during a second armed robbery, police said... Read more