PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2013

Thugs pose as utility workers in violent North Philadelphia home-invasion

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A group of thugs posed as utility workers and forced their way into a North Philadelphia house at gunpoint yesterday afternoon, then assaulted... Read more

Warrant issued for gunman in Hunting Park shotgun murder

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A warrant has been issued for a 33-year-old man who police say shot two men with a shotgun in Hunting Park Monday night, killing one and critically... Read more

Port Richmond man arrested in stabbing of retired cop

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Police have arrested a Port Richmond man in Monday’s stabbing of a retired police officer. Joseph Fitzgerald, 31, of Belgrade Street... Read more

Man gunned down in East Germantown

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Police are seeking suspects in an East Germantown shooting last night that left n Ogontz man dead. Julius Black, 28, of Nedro Avenue near... Read more

Man, 29, shot dead on Germantown street

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Police were investigating the murder of a man found shot several times on a street in Germantown late Tuesday night. Chief Inspector Scott... Read more

Police still searching for man who maced cop in Port Richmond Target

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Police on Tuesday were still on the hunt for a 34-year-old man who authorities say maced a cop in the Port Richmond Target store Monday afternoon... Read more

Police fatally shoot armed man in North Philadelphia

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Police fatally shot a 19-year-old man in North Philadelphia Tuesday night after he pointed a weapon at police, authorities said. Police said... Read more

5 shootings = 2 dead + 7 injured

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Police officers were securing a car involved in an earlier shooting outside Temple University Hospital last night, when a car pulled up with... Read more