PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2010

Girl injured by gunfire at SW Philly high school

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The usual sound of teens chattering and lockers clattering was interrupted today when a gunshot echoed through the halls of Communications... Read more

Cops: Drexel student attacked over pot stash

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A Drexel University student received a crash course in aggressive business mergers from a pair of gun-toting thugs in University City on Tuesday... Read more

Two wounded in S. Philly shooting

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A busy South Philadelphia street corner served as the familiar backdrop to another double shooting today. At least 10 bullets were fired during... Read more

Backpack bomb scare at Philly Int'l

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Note to randy travelers: do not — we repeat, do not — leave your backpack near the entrance of a major airport terminal. Especially... Read more

Cops: Have you seen this missing woman?

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Police are asking for the public's help as they search for a missing Kingsessing woman. Jeanette Dupriest, of Beaumont Avenue near 56th Street... Read more

Cops: Do you know this perv?

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Investigators from the police Special Victims Unit today released a sketch of a man wanted for an attempted sexual assault that occurred in... Read more

Firefighter, son charged with beating man in NE Philly

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As dusk fell across Northeast Philadelphia on April 8, Mark Wallace unwittingly made a grave decision. The 55-year-old walked across Knights... Read more

Gamblin' bank robber strikes again

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Joseph Baer likes to gamble. He’s been rolling the dice quite a bit lately, but it’s only a matter of time before his luck runs... Read more