PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2012

Man shot in North Philadelphia

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A shooting in North Philadelphia left a 32-year-old man hospitalized Sunday night, cops said. The man was at 10th and Ontario streets shortly... Read more

Police: Revolver accidentally discharges at airport terminal

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A Philadelphia police officer accidentally discharged a revolver found in a flight attendant's handbag at Philadelphia International Airport... Read more

Police: 2 wounded in Feltonville shooting

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Two men were wounded in a shooting in the city's Feltonville section late Thursday night, police said. Chief Inspector Scott Small said the... Read more

Cops: Drug suspect escaped from police district on Whitaker Avenue

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Police are on the hunt for a 21-year-old man who escaped from their custody at the 24th and 25th police district headquarters on Whitaker Avenue... Read more

Man, 24, critically wounded in early-morning shooting

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A 24-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition Thursday after police say he was shot in the groin in North Philadelphia’s Hartranft... Read more

Purse-snatchers pick on police advocate

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As if anyone needs more proof that criminals are stupid, the West Philly Local has this gem about two teens who snatched a lady's purse Monday... Read more

Armed man escorted from SEPTA train, kids cited for disorderly conduct

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Three unidentified boys were cited for disorderly conduct after SEPTA police caught them urinating from an elevated train platform onto the... Read more

Seven men arrested in heroin distribution ring

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Seven men from Kensington, Fairhill, Hunting Park and North Philadelphia are each facing 17 drug and conspiracy charges after police, the DEA... Read more