Articles by William Kenny

Two dead bodies found in burning car

Authorities have yet to release the names of two dead bodies who were discovered inside a burnt-out minivan in Frankford early Saturday.


A glimpse of the future

Michael Nutter introduced the city to his possible successor last Friday.


Armed gunmen rob Dunkin’ Donuts

A man walked into a Lower Northeast Dunkin’ Donuts last month wearing a white surgical mask, but it wasn’t because he’s a germophobe. He and an accomplice each had guns and robbed the shop.


Suspects sought in three Frankford robberies

Robbers targeted three small businesses in Frankford early this month. Now police are trying to identify the thugs.


A day at city hall

Local students spend a day shadowing high-ranking city officials in the workplace for PAL Day at City Hall.


Man robs Welsh Road bank

Armed with a piece of paper and Unabomber-style sunglasses, an unidentified man robbed a Far Northeast Philadelphia bank last Friday.


Gunman holds up smoke shop

A gunman made a quick but violent stop at the 1 Stop Smoke Shop in Somerton earlier this month as he held up the business and fled with a wad of cash.


Hoodlums attack Castor Gardens shop owner

Police are trying to identify at least four young hoodlums who violently attacked a Castor Gardens shop owner after the proprietor refused to buy a watch from them.


Man takes batteries, punches worker at CVS

An unidentified shoplifter with a mean streak continues to elude capture, but Philadelphia police hope that images of his face will spark a tip that will unlock the case.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Feb. 19, 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: