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PhillyConfidential Archive: August, 2009
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Monday crime roundup
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 11:26 PM
A few bits of crime news, collected by Stephanie Farr, John F. Morrison and yours truly: *A man wearing a Chicago White Sox hat robbed the...
Cops charge man with Marriott assaults
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 10:11 PM
A convicted robber with a lengthy rap sheet has been charged with assaulting two women at a Center City Marriot. Anthony Thomas, 28, was arrested...
'Ice Breaker' nets meth dealers, Outlaws
Mon, Aug 24, 2009, 11:50 PM
As promised, here's the full list of the 40 people charged in "Operation Ice Breaker," the law enforcement operation which took down...
Two charged with S. Philly robbery spree
Mon, Aug 24, 2009, 11:31 PM
Detectives charged two men Saturday with a string of South Philadelphia armed robberies, all of which occurred on Aug. 20. Police said the...
Friday crime roundup
Fri, Aug 21, 2009, 11:03 PM
Gather 'round, kids -- it's time for the daily crime roundup! *A 39-year-old man was found riddled with bullets in Strawberry mansion early...
Local soldier killed in helicopter crash
Fri, Aug 21, 2009, 10:42 PM
Eleven years ago, Paul Jackson was trying to find his place in the world. An outgoing guy with an adventurous spirit, he took a chance on the...
'Damn stupid' thug robbed 100-year-old man
Thu, Aug 20, 2009, 10:25 PM
So, who’s the tough guy who beat up and robbed a defenseless 100-year-old man? That’s the question on the lips of outraged cops...
Woman fatally struck by SEPTA train in Center City
Thu, Aug 20, 2009, 5:59 PM
A SEPTA train struck and killed a woman who apparently jumped on the underground tracks at the 8th Street Station in Center City earlier today...