Articles by William Kenny

Reward offered in Ripken abduction

Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. last Thursday offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who abducted Ripken’s mother from her Maryland residence more than a year ago.


Bustleton bank robber sought

Authorities are trying to identify a gunman who robbed a Bustleton bank last Thursday.


SUV strikes Frankford woman in N.J.

A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.


Crime log: August 7, 2013

July 15 through 28


Police seek robber of Krewstown Road Wawa

Police have released surveillance video of the July 2 robbery of a Bustleton convenience store in the hope of identifying the culprit.


NE man convicted on child prostitution charges

A federal jury convicted a Northeast pimp on child prostitution charges on Friday, just days after a Bucks County court sentenced him to up to 80 years in state prison for drugging and raping adult hookers.


Alleged phony doctor held for trial

Patrick Usanga didn’t have a medical degree or license, but that didn’t stop him from allegedly practicing medicine at a Northeast clinic, then billing insurance companies for his services.


Town Watch’s National Night Out observances are next week

Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.


O’Neill: More improvements ahead at Fox Chase playground

The rededication of a baseball field in honor of fallen Firefighter Daniel Sweeney at Fox Chase Recreation Center was just the start of long-term improvements at the sprawling city-operated playground, according to Councilman Brian O’Neill.


NE man faces 29 counts of burglary

A Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing more than 20 homes in various Montgomery County communities between March 2012 and last month.