Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Bell’s Corner raid nets 360 grams of heroin

Philadelphia police and FBI agents arrested four men during the raid of an alleged heroin packaging operation inside a Bell’s Corner apartment on Sept. 12.

Bucks County man beaten fatally

A Levittown, Bucks County, man was found dead in the drivers’ seat of his car alongside Wissinoming Park, the victim of an apparent baseball bat beating early Saturday, police said.

Volunteers haul trash during monthly park cleanup

Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.

Police seek Somerton Wawa robber

A man dressed up for a pick-up basketball game robbed a Somerton convenience store on Aug. 24, say Philadelphia police, who are trying to identify the culprit.

NE men nabbed in prostitution sting

Two Northeast Philadelphia “Johns” and two from Port Richmond were among six men locked up by Philadelphia police last Wednesday in a prostitution sting on Kensington Avenue.

Crime log: September 11, 2013

Aug. 12 through 25

City drops appeal of firefighters’ arbitration

“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter  

Second suspect arrested in pharmacy heist

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of a second man in connection with the May 5 burglary of the Delaire Pharmacy in East Torresdale.

Alleged cop shooter ordered to stand trial

Eric Torres faces attempted murder charge for the shooting of Police Officer Edward Davies  

Mugger beats elderly man in Frankford

A strong-arm robber brutally beat an 82-year-old man on a Frankford street corner in broad daylight last week.