Articles by William Kenny

Man tries to crack ATM, flees empty-handed

A burglar broke through a fence, a wall and a window, but he couldn’t crack open an ATM machine in the office of a Wissinoming auto repair shop on April 6, so he fled with nothing.


8th Police District receives new off-road motorcycle

The 8th Police District has a new weapon to combat summertime revelers in the area’s parks, schoolyards and cramped alleyways.


The local elite

Members of the Montco Select soccer squad will travel to Ireland this summer to compete in the prestigious weeklong Emerald Cup.

Hailed as the world’s greatest sporting event, the quadrennial World Cup of men’s soccer will be over by the time July 27 rolls along. But for a group of girls soccer players from the Northeast, the international adventure will be just starting.


Police launch DUI checkpoint program

The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new drunken-driving enforcement program that will continue throughout the remainder of 2014.


Suspect sought in robbery attempts

A bungling bandit went 0-for-2 in robbery attempts at a pair of Northeast businesses last week as store employees essentially told him to get lost. But the same man made off with a bag of cash from a third heist on Sunday.


First Pennypack Park cleanup of the year is a success

Sixty-three volunteers emerged from winter hibernation to take part in the Friends of Pennypack Park’s first monthly park cleanup of the year on March 22, removing 86 bags of debris from the park, along with large discarded items.


Four NE men nabbed in prostitution bust

Four Northeast residents were among six men arrested by Citywide Vice police for allegedly patronizing prostitutes on Kensington Avenue last Thursday.


Suspect caught on camera during burglary

On a scale of one to 10, the surveillance video of a recent residential burglary in Tacony is at least an 11.


Teen fatally shot in home invasion

A 19-year-old man is dead after a home invasion and shooting on Monday morning in the Northeast’s Wooden Bridge Run section.


Man held captive, forcibly tattooed in Mayfair home

Police believe that a dispute over an injured pet led four people to treat a Mayfair man worse than an animal inside the basement apartment that he shared with three of his alleged attackers.