PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2011

Report: Home of Eagles' Peters burglarized

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The home of Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jason Peters was reportedly burglarized and the thief got away with an estimated $60,000... Read more

Church: "We are sorry" for pedophile priests

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In its continuing crusade to make amends with members miffed about Church officials’ alleged coverup of pedophile priests, the Archdiocese... Read more

Masked robber hits Feltonville Dunkin Donuts, gets $200

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A gun-toting thug walked-up to a Feltonville Dunkin Donuts drive-thru Thursday morning and demanded cash, police said. The masked crook... Read more

Cops expect to pay for dog they shot

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Update: City police have acknowledged that an officer made a mistake when he shot an innocent man’s dog to death Wednesday night during... Read more

Man died of heart attack while smoking, setting house on fire

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In a tragic sequence of events Monday, a Vietnam veteran who neighbors said was a hoarder, died of a heart attack while smoking a cigarette... Read more

Ice helps thief fleeing Kensington bar

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A female bartender in Kensington slipped on some ice while chasing a cash-snatching bandit Tuesday night, police said. The 55 year-old bartender... Read more

Upper Darby cops hunting for arsonist

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An arsonist has haunted -- but not physically harmed -- two Upper Darby families twice in the last week. Upper Darby Police Superintendent... Read more

Crowds of teens put cops on guard

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With record warm temperatures Friday night, police in Center City and North Philadelphia were forced to spend time dealing with crowds of teens... Read more