PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2009

Detectives nab phony Water Dept. employee in NE

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A pair of eagle-eyed detectives stopped a veteran scam-artist from victimizing an elderly couple in Northeast Philadelphia earlier today, police... Read more

Feds: Colosimo's sold guns to straw buyers

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Controversy is once again visiting Colosimo’s gun dealership. The shop, which was the target of religious protesters earlier this year... Read more

Woman claims perv attacked her in West Oak Lane

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A 19-year-old woman told police she was indecently assaulted by a man while she was waiting for a bus on Washington Lane near Stenton Avenue... Read more

Police wound knife-wielding teen in NE

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Way behind on posts tonight, folks. Hang tight for the deluge. In the meantime, Christine Olley has the scoop on a police-involved shooting... Read more

Elmwood grocer fatally shot in store

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The Perlata Grocery appeared to be open for business earlier tonight, with its front door yawning open and a red-and-yellow sign glowing above... Read more

Inmate injures five prison guards at CFCF

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A mentally ill inmate injured five prison guards during a vicious attack at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility earlier today, officials... Read more

Thugs fire 53 shots in Eastwick showdown

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Two groups of trigger-happy fools blasted 53 shots at each other yesterday on a quiet street in Eastwick where schoolchildren were playing... Read more

Man charged with impersonating a cop -- again

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Someone get this guy an application already! Kevlin Adams, a Southwest Philly guy who police say has been arrested five times for posing as... Read more