PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2008

Cops investigating two murders

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Not a whole lot to post on these cases yet, but here's what we have so far. Homicide detectives are investigating two murders tonight that... Read more

Have you seen this shackled fugitive?

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This one will leave you reaching for the Advil. Taariq Ali is a 43-year-old inmate who was sentenced to life in prison in Delaware back in... Read more

A surprise arrest in senior citizen beating

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Investigators with the court system's bench warrant unit got a two-for-one deal Saturday when serving a warrant on a woman led them to one of... Read more

So. Philly woman hit by SEPTA bus dies

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Double shot of bad news today involving SEPTA buses and pedestrians. At 74, Angelina Conti was as spry as ever, hurrying around her South... Read more

Elderly man beat, robbed at Gallery

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An 84-year-old man was beaten and robbed at about 4 p.m. today inside a Popeye's Restaurant men's room located in the Gallery. Police spokesman... Read more

Charges for subway hammer man

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Sorry, folks -- meant to post this up earlier. Police earlier today identified Thomas Scantling, 26, as the infamous SEPTA subway attacker... Read more

Subway suspect in custody

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I did promise an update, so here goes. The man who bludgeoned 20-year-old Dewayne Taylor on a SEPTA subway train last Thursday surrendered... Read more

Police eye suspect in SEPTA attack

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An arrest could be coming as soon as tonight in the disturbing case of the SEPTA subway hammer attack, police said. Tips and interviews with... Read more