PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2012

Man struck, killed on Roosevelt Boulevard

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man was struck and killed by an apparent hit-and-run driver after tossing his 5-year-old son out of the way on Roosevelt Boulevard at Loney... Read more

Police: Trocadero Theatre bomb threat under investigation

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A threatening email suggesting that the Trocadero Theatre would be bombed prompted an investigation by the police department, a bomb squad... Read more

Man slain, another wounded in Logan shooting

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A shooting in Logan left an 18-year-old man dead and a 21-year-old man hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday morning, police said. Shots... Read more

Cops: Man wanted in retail theft, purse snatching fled in stolen car

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Police are searching for a man who stole from a CVS, snatched a woman’s purse as he ran from the store and fled the scene in a stolen... Read more

Man, 36, fatally shot in West Oak Lane

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A broad daylight shooting in West Oak Lane Tuesday afternoon left a 36-year-old man dead, police said. The victim's relatives and friends said... Read more

Police: Road rage may have sparked I-95 shooting

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A 22-year-old motorist suffered a minor graze wound after he was shot at Monday morning while driving on I-95 in what cops say may have been... Read more

Two wounded in separate shootings in Olney

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Police are investigating a pair of shootings in Olney that left a 19-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman hospitalized Monday evening. The... Read more

Second suspect in officer's slaying arrested in Alabama

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Mayor Nutter, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and officers from the 22nd police district are preparing to march in a procession with Officer... Read more