PhillyConfidential Archive: February, 2013

Loaded handgun recovered in North Phila. school

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For the second time in less than a week, Philadelphia police have recovered a loaded handgun at an elementary school. On Monday, police were... Read more

Cops: Cop with mental health issues commits suicide in FDR Park

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A Lower Merion cop suffering from mental health issues committed suicide in his car in FDR Park this morning, according to police and Lower... Read more

Cops: Gun found in second-grader's backpack

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A loaded handgun was found inside a second-grader's backpack at a Philadelphia charter school, police said. Authorities were called to Universal... Read more

VIDEO: Man threatens employee with knife in pharmacy robbery

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Police are searching for the man who put a knife to an employee's neck during a robbery at a Rite-Aid in North Philadelphia. The robbery took... Read more

SEPTA police shoot knife attacker at 69th Street terminal

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A clash between a knife-wielding suspect and two SEPTA police officers at 69th Street terminal led to gunfire and the station's closure on... Read more

South Philly man charged with bribing cop

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A South Philadelphia man has been charged with trying to bribe a Philadelphia police officer several times to cover up a prostitution operation... Read more

Overbrook Park man arrested for Center City armed robbery

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A 47-year-old man has been charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint in Southwest Center City last month, authorities said. The incident happened... Read more

Prison guard indicted for smuggling contraband to inmates

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A former city prison guard was indicted today on charges that he smuggled drugs, cigarettes and cell phones into a prison in a scheme to sell... Read more