PhillyConfidential Archive: March, 2011

Man shot dead in N. Philly

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A 21-year-old man was shot and killed about 9 tonight in North Philadelphia. The victim, whose name was not released, was wounded once in... Read more

Cops nab escaped prisoner

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Life on the lam didn't last too long for Jose Vasquez. Vasquez -- who was arrested by police on Wednesday on drug charges, and then escaped... Read more

Man shot, robbed of $3 and keys

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Police are looking for two men who shot and robbed a man on McMichael Street near the Roosevelt Expressway, in East Falls, Wednesday night... Read more

Wendy's robber caught on video

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A man robbed a Wendy's in North Philadelphia Wednesday night, but little did he know that he was captured on surveillance video, police said... Read more

Dunkin' Donuts robbed at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a man in connection with an armed robbery tonight at a Dunkin’ Donuts on Rising Sun Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard... Read more

Bad Breathalyzers imperil 1,147 DUI cases

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Philadelphia police have discovered that at least four Breathalyzer machines routinely used to test motorists for alcohol and drug impairment... Read more

Man stabbed outside Overbrook bar

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A 28 year-old man was stabbed multiple times outside of a bar in the Overbrook section of West Philadelphia Wednesday morning, police said... Read more

Cyclist who hit SEPTA bus dies

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A 64-year-old motorcyclist who police say rear-ended a Route 57 SEPTA bus in South Philadelphia, died Tuesday night. The man hit the bus just... Read more