PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2010

The week Mumia came to the big screen

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Daily News reporter Jan Ransom got her first taste of the controversy surrounding Mumia Abu-Jamal this week. Here's her report from the Tuesday... Read more

Man charged with stealing cop car

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A routine traffic stop took a dramatic turn in Center City tonight when a passerby stole a police cruiser and crashed into a cab. The surprising... Read more

Cops hunting for 7-Eleven bandit

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Police released surveillance images earlier today of an armed thug who pulled seven robberies of local 7-Eleven stores earlier this year. Though... Read more

Teen boy fatally shot in Summerdale

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A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Summerdale earlier tonight. Chief Inspector Scott Small said the victim, whose name was not released... Read more

Police fatally shoot armed man in N.E. Philly

A police officer shot and killed a man who was armed with a handgun in Northeast Philadelphia about 10:20 tonight, police said. The officer... Read more

Fire department doubling its smoke-alarm installations

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Need a smoke alarm? There are more freebies for Philly households to go around, and they’ll last longer, thanks to a FEMA grant. Philadelphia... Read more

DN today: Slurs, stabbings, sentences and slimebags

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Cracked-up boyfriend accused of stabbing his sweetie 59 times gets held for trial. Slur-shouting white guys beat black guys, but the bigger... Read more

Bearded biker shoots Frankford man to death

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A Frankford man died early this morning after a gunman pedaling a bicycle shot him two blocks from his home. Seth Johnson, 29, of Frankford... Read more