PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2012

Kensington man, 70, reported missing

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Police are asking for help from the public to find Manuel Vargas-Santos, 70, who was reported missing over three weeks ago. The man’s... Read more

Cops: Suspects nabbed after struggle with homeowner during attempted home-invasion

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Two men who attempted to force their way into a home in Port Richmond late Thursday afternoon were arrested after a struggle with the homeowner... Read more

Cops: Shooting victim touched girl inappropriately, in critical condition

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A 19-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the stomach during an argument and fight in Kingsessing Thursday afternoon. Lt... Read more

Police investigate bank robbery, bomb threat

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Center City traffic was snarled for about an hour Thursday afternoon while police and the FBI investigated a bank robbery and bomb threat inside... Read more

Cops: Robber shoots at men in takeout, runs away, returns and fires again

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This post has been updated. Three men were inside a Chinese takeout in Northwest Philly's Ogontz section late Wednesday night when a revolver-wielding... Read more

Cops: Officer injured when SUV rams squad car

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A police officer was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon with minor injuries after police say an SUV rammed his squad car on purpose while he... Read more

Electrical wiring started blaze that killed four in West Philly

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Electrical wiring caused the blaze that killed a family of four early Monday in West Philadelphia, fire officials announced this morning. The... Read more

2 shot, one fatally, inside Kingsessing house

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This post has been updated. A man was dead and a woman was hospitalized Tuesday night after they were shot inside a house in Kingsessing,... Read more