Articles by William Kenny

Fatal shooting stemmed from video game dispute

The fatal shooting of a Somerton teen at a neighborhood construction site on Aug. 19 was even more “personal” than even homicide detectives might’ve initially imagined.


Heroin bust in Lexington Park

A sign outside identifies 7801 Roosevelt Blvd. as the Winchester Walk Apartments, but inside apartment No. 36, a high-level heroin dealer was running a bank for a multimillion drug operation, authorities claim.


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:


Lot owner faces jail, fine in asbestos-removal case

A Northeast commercial real estate owner is facing the possibility of decades in federal prison and a $1.25 million fine after a grand jury indicted him last week for removing asbestos in violation of the Clean Air Act.


Mother arrested after leaving child in car

Walmart didn’t announce her name over the store intercom, but one Olney mother got the attention of plenty of shoppers on Aug. 26 when she allegedly left her year-old daughter alone inside a locked and sun-baked car for a half-hour or more.


Two pinched in bank robbery

A Holmesburg man and a young Cherry Hill woman tried to knock off a Bensalem bank on Aug. 27, but they didn’t get away with it for very long, authorities claim.


Gunman uses restroom, then robs bar

A robber used a gun and a knife to hold up a Castor Gardens bar on Aug. 27, but not before he made a pit stop in the business’ restroom, Philadelphia police said.


Authorities: NE man downloaded child pornography

A Castor Gardens man is facing child pornography charges as a result of the Pennsylvania attorney general’s investigation into the online sharing, downloading and distribution of sexually graphic images of minors.


Gunman holds up Frankford bank

A man with a handgun and iPod-style earbuds robbed a busy Frankford bank branch on Tuesday morning.


7-Eleven armed robber sought

An armed robber who struck at a Parkwood convenience store on Aug. 18 remains on the loose, Philadelphia police said.