PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2008

Shaw charged with four Frankford rapes

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Police officials announced just two hours ago that DNA evidence postively linked Dorrell Shaw to one of the six Frankford attacks commited... Read more

Aspiring teacher gunned down in family shop

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Fakjur Uddin, who family members affectionately called "Apu" helped his father run the family convenience store in Germantown. He... Read more

Ramsey, Abraham take aim at dropouts

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Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey and District Attorney Lynne Abraham had a joint news conference outside Ben Franklin High School this... Read more

83 arrested in drug raids

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A day-long series of raids in Southwest and West Philadelphia today culminated with police serving 70 warrants and arresting 83 people on drug... Read more

Shaw is in custody, but investigation continues

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Frankford residents have not quite relaxed since the arrest of a man sought for questioning in a string of illicit sexual assaults in their... Read more

Hunt for rapist leads to 'person of interest'

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To say the people of Frankford are on edge right now would be the understatement of the year. Six sexual attacks -- all possibly at the hands... Read more

Low crime numbers for the weekend

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The city was relatively quiet crime-wise this weekend, except for these incidents. An off-duty police officer suffered a broken nose after... Read more

Cops nab alleged robber

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Anthony Hadaway, who was wanted by police for committing robberies in Elmwood and West Philly earlier this month, was arrested today. Hadaway... Read more