Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

A triumphant return

The Fox Chase Town Watch National Night Out was held Aug. 6 after a one-year hiatus. It’s the largest event of its kind in the Northeast, and one of the largest in the city.  


Wounded NE cop still in critical condition

A convicted felon with a history of assaulting police shot and critically wounded a Philadelphia police officer during a violent struggle inside a Feltonville corner store on Tuesday afternoon.


Highway dedicated to fallen heroes

Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.


Oxford Circle man arrested for murder

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.


Two wounded in playground shooting

Two men were critically wounded in a shooting at Lower Mayfair Playground on Friday night.


Shootings claim lives of Northeast residents

Shootings in the Northeast claimed two lives and wounded another person early this week. Meanwhile, a Northeast resident died after being shot in Kensington.


Crime log: August 7, 2013

July 15 through 28


Bustleton bank robber sought

Authorities are trying to identify a gunman who robbed a Bustleton bank last Thursday.


Abduction attempt in Wissinoming

A flasher may have tried to abduct a teenage girl in Wissinoming last week. Now, police are trying to identify the unknown man.


SUV strikes Frankford woman in N.J.

A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.