PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2012

In City of Brotherly Love, man named My Love arrested

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My Love is like a red, red rose, or like an alleged defiant trespasser. In a city that's not only named for love, but that also has a sculpture... Read more

Two men sought in South Street home invasion robbery

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This post has been updated Police in South Philadelphia are investigating a gun point home invasion robbery at a luxury apartment complex... Read more

Man critically wounded in W. Philly shooting

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This post has been updated A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in his abdomen on Lancaster Avenue near Fairmount Street... Read more

Olney bakery robbed at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a man who walked in to the La Calenita Bakery in Olney and robbed it at gunpoint on April 4. The robbery unfolded... Read more

Man shot for watch in West Philly, in stable condition

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Cops were investigating a shooting during what they believe was an attempted robbery in West Philadelphia Tuesday night that left a man hospitalized... Read more

Phony utility workers steal cash, checks, jewelry from S. Philly homes

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A group of people posing as PECO maintenance workers visited two houses in South Philadelphia last week saying they needed to check for faulty... Read more

Cops nab teen in slaying of 'good Samaritan'

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A teenager who police say brutally shot and killed a good Samaritan who intervened in a holdup at a North Philly corner store last month was... Read more

Man shot in leg, staggers to pizza shop in W. Philadelphia

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Police are investigating a shooting in west Philadelphia that left a 20-year-old man hospitalized Monday night. The man was shot in his lower... Read more