Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.

Fox Chase man pleads guilty in child pornography case

A Fox Chase man once identified by federal authorities as a local karate instructor pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to producing child pornography.

Maximum sentence given for mugging elderly woman

Frankford’s Antonio Santiago was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for brutally mugging a 93-year-old woman on Easter Sunday in ’12.

Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.

Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son. 

Crime log (June 3-16)

June 3 through 16

Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.

Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.

Creating something Awesome

A Northern Liberties man with a soft spot for all things 80s presents Awesome Fest, for your enjoyment throughout the summer.

Police arrest six in prostitution stings

Philadelphia police vice officers arrested six people, including three from the Northeast, during two undercover prostitution investigations last weekend.