PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2012

Teen shot to death at North Philadelphia playground

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Gunfire shattered the peace of a late-summer evening at a crowded North Philadelphia playground Monday, leaving a teenager dying on the pavement... Read more

Cops: Woman, 24, strangled in East Germantown

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A 24-year-old woman was found strangled to death inside a house in East Germantown Monday afternoon, police said. Around 2:30 p.m., police... Read more

Off-duty cop injured in motorcycle crash in Cheltenham

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This post has been updated. A 27-year-old off-duty Philadelphia Police officer is in critical but stable condition after he was struck by... Read more

Man wanted in Southwark stabbing

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Police are searching for a man who was recorded fleeing the scene of a stabbing in Southwark on Aug. 13. The unidentified victim was driving... Read more

Cops looking for beauty salon burglar

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Police are looking for a man who broke into a Feltonville beauty salon and stole several items on Aug. 30. On Monday, cops released surveillance... Read more

Seven shot, three dead in 10 hours

Seven people were shot - three fatally - on Philadelphia streets in the span of 10 hours from Saturday night to Sunday morning, police said... Read more

Cops: Man, 23, nabbed in wheels for ransom scheme

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Leonel Rivera, 23, of Reading, was arrested Friday night after he allegedly held a 2003 Dodge Neon for ransom and tried arranging a meeting... Read more

Two men sought in armed robbery

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Two men are wanted for robbing a gas station in Overbrook Park at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, police said. Surveillance cameras recorded the... Read more