Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

NE lawmakers applaud closing loophole

— Attorney General Kathleen Kane reworks Pennsylvania’s firearms reciprocity pact with the Sunshine State.



Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and federal agents are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed two Mayfair bank branches in a one-week span.


Tires slashed in Somerton

More than a dozen Somerton residents woke up on Jan. 29 to discover that vandals had punctured the tires on their parked vehicles.


Woman killed on Knights Road

A car struck and killed an elderly woman as she walked across Knights Road near Franklin Mills mall on Jan. 29.



Home sweet home

— Lodge 5 opened a new FOP union headquarters in the Northeast, which includes a business office, social hall and catering facility.


Former prison guard faces felony charges

A former Philadelphia prison guard is facing federal felony charges after he allegedly tried to deliver drugs, cigarettes and mobile telephones to inmates in exchange for cash.


Prison time for former cop

A former Philadelphia police officer has been ordered to serve six months in federal prison for his role in a multi-state steroid distribution ring orchestrated by a former police colleague.


Police probe fatal shooting of teenager in Castor Gardens

Philadelphia police have not named a suspect or determined a motive in the fatal shooting of a Castor Gardens teenager about two blocks from his home last Thursday night.