Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Frankford man arrested in two robberies

A Frankford man has been arrested for robbing two Center City banks and another in Mayfair early last month.

Volunteers pitch in to clean up Pennypack

The Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup committee wrapped up its 2013 schedule by removing 21 trash bags of debris, plus many large items from the woods in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue on Nov. 23.

Stabbing on Christmas Day

Christmas Day turned bloody for an Upper Holmesburg man after he was stabbed numerous times near his home.

Somerton winter tradition ends

A decades-old winter tradition in Somerton has come to an end.

Crime log: December 25, 2013

Dec. 2 through 15

KFC workers dodge armed robber

An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.

Serving her city

Assistant D.A. Jacqueline Coelho says her priority as a public servant is to correct injustice.

Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.

Attempted murder charges filed in slashing

An Oxford Circle man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly slashed the face of a co-worker during a quarrel over their work responsibilities.

Bustleton man nabbed for sharing child porn

A Bustleton resident was among four city men arrested last week by agents from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office for sharing child pornography on the Internet.

7th PDAC names officer of the month

Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt is at it again. Last year’s Officer of the Year in the 7th district has been named Officer of the Month for November after he arrested an alleged murderer in Somerton.