PhillyConfidential Archive: March, 2009

Serial bank robber from NY now in Philly

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Here's an excerpt of a story we have going in Wednesday's paper: He’s not John Dillinger — not by a long shot — but a lanky... Read more

Police officer injured in Center City crash

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A female Philadelphia police officer suffered fractures to her leg and pelvis when her crusier was struck in Center City last night. Police... Read more

Girlfriend charged in grandmother's slaying

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Police earlier today charged Jihan Dudley with murdering her boyfriend’s grandmother in Tioga on Friday night. Dudley, 24, brutally beat... Read more

Cops injured in W. Philly crash

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Updated: Three Philadelphia police officers were injured when two cruisers collided in West Philadelphia shortly after 4 p.m. today. Officer... Read more

Woman, 74, found murdered in burning house

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Truly sad story from the Tioga section of North Philly. When the first wisps of black smoke started to snake out of Reba Murphy’s house... Read more

Bartram HS student shot

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An argument between two students that began earlier today at Bartram High School later ended in gunfire a few blocks away. Investigators said... Read more

Cop complains, squirrel investigated

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If I could consult some sort of scale that would rate stories on their insanity -- relative to the city -- this one would be an eight, I think... Read more

Cops find 3mil stash of hydroponic pot in NE

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Narcotics cops busted a hydroponic marijuana lab with more than $3 million worth of pot in an apartment in the Far Northeast earlier this afternoon... Read more