PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2012

Got a crime tip? Now you can text it in

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Want to tip police off to crime in your area? Add texting to the ways you can now report wrongdoing. Mayor Nutter announced the Philadelphia... Read more

FBI, police searching for suspect in attempted bank robbery

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Police and the FBI are asking for help from the public to identify a man who tried robbing a Wells Fargo Bank branch on Broad Street near Glenwood... Read more

Cops: Man shot during argument over food, nephew arrested

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An argument over food left a 56-year-old man hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his forehead and his 22-year-old nephew behind bars Wednesday... Read more

Hail of gunfire leaves man, 45, critically wounded

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This post has been updated A 45-year-old man was shot five times in his leg in Southwest Philadelphia, and was hospitalized in critical condition... Read more

Arrest made in Northeast tire slashings

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Daily News reporter Morgan Zalot will be tweeting from a press conference at 6 p.m. at Northeast Detectives to discuss the arrest Wednesday... Read more

Cops: Security guard stabbed in attempted armed robbery

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This post has been updated A 39-year-old security guard is in stable condition after being stabbed during an attempted armed robbery at a... Read more

Groceries for guns if you fork over firearms

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Give up your gun, get some groceries. The Knorr Street Shoprite and the Philadelphia Police District Advisory Council will sponsor a gun buyback... Read more

Prison drug-smuggling gets odd couple arrested

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An elderly Maryland man was charged with drug crimes after he allegedly smuggled narcotics into the Chester County Prison for his young paramour... Read more