Articles by William Kenny

7th District officer honored

Philadelphia Police Officer Timothy Taylor has been named Officer of the Month in the 7th district after his recent arrests of two men for assault and attempted rape.


Attempted rape reported in Mayfair

A man with a knife jumped an 18-year-old girl on a Mayfair Street last week and unbuttoned her pants before she fought him off and he fled, according to police, who are trying to identify the attacker.


Mayfair Civic approves daycare center

The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too. 


Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Jan. 29

An update on the NoLibs murder investigation, details on a grant awarded to a local school, and other news in brief.


SEPTA cell phone thief is arrested

A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.


Mother, son murdered in Crescentville home

Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.


Gunman sought in gas station hold-ups

An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Jan. 22, 2014)

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Duo arrested for armed robberies

Detectives have arrested a man and woman from Tacony in connection with four armed robberies, including one in which the crooks stole a bank card and tried to use it at a convenience store minutes after the crime.


Reward offered for unsolved cop killing

In the history of the Philadelphia Police Department, there has been only one unsolved cop killing.