Articles by William Kenny

Elderly woman killed crossing the street

An SUV struck and killed an elderly woman who was trying to walk across a busy Northeast street during afternoon rush hour on March 25.


Zoning variance denied by Mayfair Civic Association

Mayfair folks take shoveling snow very seriously.


Capt. Bachmayer introduces himself to 7th PDAC

The new captain should be a familiar one to members of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.


Crime Log: April 2, 2014

Feb. 24 through March 9


Detectives link Lawndale man to 19 residential break-ins

For a while, at least, Richard Bondarenko allegedly made out like a bandit. But in the end, Philadelphia police hit the jackpot.


Man with knife robs 7-Eleven

An unidentified man with a knife held up a Parkwood 7-Eleven store on March 15. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the robber.


Pizzeria burglars sought

Police seek two men who broke into a Castor Gardens pizzeria and stole a cash register on March 13.


Gunman robs NE pharmacy

A gunman held up a Rhawnhurst pharmacy right under the noses of unsuspecting patrons one recent afternoon.


Olney man fatally shot in head

A gunshot wound of the head claimed the life of an Olney man inside a Frankford house early Saturday, but police have little information about who pulled the trigger and why.


Teen escapes Frankford abduction attempt

A 14-year-old schoolgirl escaped a would-be abductor after a struggle on a Frankford street last Friday.