Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Bank robber sentenced

A Philadelphia man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for robbing six banks, including one in the Northeast, between July 24, 2009, and last Aug. 10.


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.


SafeCams help fight crime

The Philadelphia Police Department started its SafeCam program about two years ago and it is still one of the newest crime-prevention and investigative tools that the department has.


Final farewell

Three Northeast churches have their last Masses. 


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

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


Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


Fox Chase man pleads guilty in child pornography case

A Fox Chase man once identified by federal authorities as a local karate instructor pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to producing child pornography.


Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.


Maximum sentence given for mugging elderly woman

Frankford’s Antonio Santiago was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for brutally mugging a 93-year-old woman on Easter Sunday in ’12.


Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son.