Articles by William Kenny

Victim hits robber with car at Rhawnhurst bank

A suspected robber found out that a gun and a knife are no match for a moving car when he tried to hold up a motorist outside of a Rhawnhurst bank on Sept. 19, police say.


Union League addresses noise from shootings

In response to noise complaints from neighbors during last winter’s trap shooting season, the Union League of Philadelphia will be shooting in a different direction when the 2016-17 season opens next month at the League’s Torresdale country club.


Thieves used card reading devices at ATMs

Authorities have released surveillance photos of two men who may be responsible for installing illegal debit card reading devices at ATMs in Philadelphia and possibly other locales.


Teens arrested for Mayfair gun shop heists

Police say they have locked up two teenagers for breaking into a Mayfair gun shop three times within three weeks recently, but the 17 firearms that they allegedly swiped are still missing.


Teachers return to their old stomping ground

American novelist Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can’t go home again,” but he never attended Resurrection Regional Catholic School in Rhawnhurst.


Police search for driver in fatal hit and run

A hit-and-run crash claimed the life of a Lower Mayfair man in Rhawnhurst early Sunday.


Path to safety

All that glitters is not gold. In the same vein, all public works projects that glitter don’t necessarily cost a fortune.


Parkwood’s Sullivan honored for public service

An annual City Hall ceremony honoring Philadelphia’s top municipal employees featured a strong Northeast influence earlier this month as Police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan won the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service.


Motorist runs down NE crossing guard

A Northeast crossing guard is recovering from broken bones and other injuries after a motorist intentionally ran her down in an apparent episode of road rage, police said.


Men steal safe from Public Storage

Two men used a U-Haul truck to burglarize a Northeast Philadelphia self-storage facility on Sept. 15, but it wasn’t the vehicle’s payload capacity that the crooks found most useful.