Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Two charged with multiple car burglaries

Philadelphia police are looking for the owners of more than $100,000 worth of electronic equipment, computers, cameras, power tools, musical instruments and other property after arresting two Northeast men Thursday for dozens of automobile break-ins.


West Oak Lane man charged with 14 burglaries, many in Northeast

Curtis Hairston made thousands of dollars by burglarizing more than a dozen businesses in the Northeast and North Philadelphia in June, authorities say. The long arm of the law finally caught up with him on Friday.


Tacony woman raped in Pennypack Park

A Tacony woman was beaten and assaulted sexually in Pennypack Park after accepting a ride from a strange man in a pickup truck early on Aug. 2, Philadelphia police say.


Heiress of History

Having grown up in central New Jersey and lived the last two decades in Bethlehem, Pa., Meg Sharp Walton can rightly be considered a newcomer to the Far Northeast.


Oxford Circle man suspected in Virginia jewelry heist

An armed jewelry store robbery allegedly committed by two Philadelphia men near Williamsburg, Va., last week went wrong on so many levels, it’s a wonder how Oxford Circle resident Eric D. Roach lasted more than two days on the lam.


Frankford man is charged with murdering his girlfriend

A Frankford man was arrested on murder and arson charges last week after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death and set her East Mount Airy house on fire.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Homeland security

It’s a whole new world out there, thanks to 9/11 and the Internet, and the police are on top of it.


It’s her time to shine

During troubled times, Elizabeth Lane had put family first. Now two scholarships and a lot of support are helping her reach a dream for her own future.


Fallen firefighter memorialized at firehouse

Officially, Firefighter Elmer Clothier died from the effects of a heart attack he suffered in 1968, but folks who really knew Clothier blame a different cause. They say he died from a broken heart.