PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2012

Cab driver hits pedestrian, crashes into shoe store

Comment icon 0 Comments
A cab driver hit a pedestrian, lost control of his taxi and plowed into a shoe store in Roxborough Thursday afternoon, police said. The cab... Read more

Police investigating child sex assault in Kensington

Comment icon 0 Comments
This post has been updated. A 6-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Kensington, police said, and officials in the Special Victims Unit... Read more

Man sought in Olney robberies

Comment icon 0 Comments
The suspect in a series of robberies in Olney stops passersby on the street, talks to them about his murdered brother and then demands their... Read more

Man critically wounded in West Phila. shooting

Comment icon 0 Comments
A 19-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in West Philadelphia overnight, police said. Police surveying the area near 42nd and Pennsgrove... Read more

Man, 24, gunned down on Germantown street

Comment icon 0 Comments
This post has been updated. A West Oak Lane man was gunned down in the city’s Germantown section early Thursday morning, and police... Read more

In today's Daily News: Is youth violence on the rise?

Comment icon 0 Comments
In today's Daily News, Dr. Laurence Steinberg, a Temple University psychology professor and expert in juvenile behavior, points out that statistics... Read more

Frankford fire leaves man hospitalized

Comment icon 0 Comments
A 52-year-old man was hospitalized after a fire tore through an apartment on Frankford Avenue near Church Street Wednesday night, fire officials... Read more

$50k offered for tips on triple homicide suspects

Comment icon 0 Comments
The men who robbed a corner store in Southwest Philadelphia are considered persons of interest in an armed robbery and triple homicide at a... Read more