Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Serial Northeast bank robber strikes in Rockledge

A serial bank robber struck for the sixth time in two months when he targeted a Wells Fargo branch in Rockledge last Wednesday, according to the FBI.


Lorenzo — ‘He had heart of gold’

Underneath his paramilitary-style Philadelphia Highway Patrol uniform and his austere professional persona, Officer Brian Lorenzo was preparing to surrender to his warm, fuzzy side.


A big bang

An alleged copper thief is accused of causing a blast that reduced a home to a pile of rubble.


Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 


Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.


Still looking for answers in fatal crash

One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.


Alleged copper thief arrested in Wissinoming house explosion

Bail has been set at $200,000 for the alleged copper thief accused of triggering a natural gas explosion in a vacant Wissinoming house on Saturday.


Two Northeast men arrested in prostitution sting

Two Northeast men were among five “Johns” arrested by Philadelphia police last Thursday as part of a prostitution sting in the city’s Harrowgate section.


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


Final farewell

Three Northeast churches have their last Masses.