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PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2009
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Two teens wounded in SW Philly shootings
Mon, Aug 17, 2009, 11:25 PM
Two teens were wounded in separate shootings by the same gunman in Southwest Philly earlier tonight, police said. The first incident occurred...
Cops ID accused Rite Aid robber
Mon, Aug 17, 2009, 7:27 PM
The Philly Confidential comments section lit up last month when I posted a blurb about a balding, hefty, 30-something white guy who robbed...
How safe is Forbidden Drive?
Sat, Aug 15, 2009, 12:51 AM
Countless joggers trot along the picturesque paths of Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park every day. But many are likely unaware that their favorite...
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 11:37 PM
Who's ready for another daily crime roundup? Here goes: * A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed by his stepson in North Philadelphia yesterday...
Patrol cop nabs suspected shooter
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 11:00 PM
Officer Milord Celce hit the streets of North Philly on Wednesday, hunting for a thug who had recently shot at two fellow cops. After banging...
Mon, Aug 10, 2009, 11:01 PM
File this under "Other things I forgot to mention today:" * A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in South Philadelphia...
Tape shows teen who shot at cops
Mon, Aug 10, 2009, 5:17 PM
Earlier today, police officials released surveillance images that they say show a teenage boy who shot at two cops in North Philadelphia last...
So, what happens to confiscated guns?
Mon, Aug 10, 2009, 12:25 AM
This is a bit belated, but I'm posting it now in case you guys missed this story last week. The Police Department's top brass often call news...