PhillyConfidential Archive: November, 2012

Inmate who fled jail during Sandy nabbed

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The last of Hurricane Sandy's jailbreakers has been caught. Erik Gomez, 27, one of four inmates who walked out of a city prison during a hurricane-caused... Read more

Cops nab fugitive in bar shooting

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Police have arrested an Olney man wanted in the May shooting of a woman outside a Southwest Philadelphia bar. Jhileel Burton, 18, of Rubicam... Read more

Police: Man critical after North Philadelphia shooting

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A man was critically wounded in a shooting in North Philadelphia Sunday night, cops said. Police said the man, who remained unidentified but... Read more

Weekend crime: Cops investigating 2 homicides, Sunday afternoon shooting

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Police are investigating two weekend homicides and a handful of other violent incidents throughout the city. In the first, medics were called... Read more

Cops: Woman shoots 17-year-old who broke into house, tried to stab her

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A 17-year-old learned the hard way that breaking into houses is a pretty bad idea after police say a woman he attempted to stab during a home-invasion... Read more

Police seek help to nab wall-smashing burglar

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Just call him Bruce Banner. Cops are seeking a burglar who broke into an East Germantown store by smashing a hole through a side wall. The... Read more

Thanksgiving murder victim ID'ed as Carroll Park man

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Police have identified the man shot to death Thanksgiving morning in a West Philadelphia hotel as Samuel Vanderhall, 33. Vanderhall, of 55th... Read more

Police seek elderly man last seen at the Gallery mall

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Have you seen this guy? Police are looking for him after he was reported missing. Joseph Brown, 68, of Mayland Street near Musgrave in East... Read more