Articles by William Kenny

Crime log: April 30, 2014

March 24 through April 6


Signs of pride

Holme Circle is more than a traffic routing mechanism. It’s also a vibrant Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood.


Deadline is extended for developers of Liddonfield site

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association have shed new light on behind-the-scenes negotiations involving the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.


Mayfair boy, 10, drowns in tub

A bathtub drowning of a 10-year-old Mayfair boy on April 16 was an accident, according to police.


Robbers grab $10K from Target

Three robbers made off with about $10,000, maybe more, from a Somerton Target store after ambushing employees inside the business minutes after closing time on Saturday night.


Two men found bound, shot in Crescentville

One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.


Woman sexually assaulted for hours in St. Ives Apartments

Philadelphia police are still seeking information about two unidentified gunmen who invaded a Northeast Philadelphia woman’s apartment and assaulted her sexually for more than three hours on April 14.


Shootout wounds one in Frankford

A Frankford street turned into the OK Corral on Friday night as an argument sparked a shootout that left one man wounded critically and left dozens of empty shell casings strewn across the pavement.


Bandit sought in Mayfair Wawa holdup

A masked man claimed he had a gun and robbed a Mayfair Wawa on April 15.


East Torresdale group discusses Delaware River’s greenway initiative

This year will be a pivotal one for the Delaware River City Corporation’s North Delaware Greenway initiative.