PhillyConfidential Archive: June, 2012

Woman wounded in face, two others hurt in Cobbs Creek shooting

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A 24-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday night and two men were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after they were shot during what... Read more

Four wounded when gunmen spray crowd in Ogontz park

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Four people were hospitalized with non-life threatening gunshot wounds Sunday night after police say two gunmen sprayed a crowded basketball... Read more

9 shot, 4 dead in overnight violence; year's murder tally climbs to more than 1 per day

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As summer temperatures rose over the weekend, so did Philadelphia’s grim body count – between 10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday... Read more

Cop accused of selling heroin faces armed robbery charges

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An allegedly rogue Philadelphia police officer indicted Wednesday on federal drug and gun charges could soon face new charges. Federal prosecutors... Read more

D.A.: Retired detective dealt crystal meth

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On the same day a Philadelphia cop was arrested for selling heroin while on duty in uniform, a retired Norristown detective was arrested for... Read more

Audit: City's police cameras cost a lot, don't work

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UPDATE: Mayor Nutter's chief of staff, Everett Gillison, said later Wednesday the Controller’s information is out of date. Read his full... Read more

FBI seeks thieves of $2 million Liberty Bell ruby

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Attention, pawnshoppers and bling buffs! If you come across an 8,000-carat ruby shaped like the Liberty Bell, find a phone and call the cops... Read more

Kingsessing shooting leaves man in critical condition

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This post has been updated Police are investigating a shooting in Kingsessing that left a 25-year-old man clinging to life Tuesday afternoon... Read more