Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny



ATV crackdown

Fishtown and Kensington are popular with reckless operators of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes. Police are now thwarting them in creative ways.



Judge tosses felony charges against Bridesburg priest

The Rev. Andrew McCormick, who has served in Bridesburg and Port Richmond, now faces only misdemeanor charges after a former altar boy testified that McCormick sexually abused him. The district attorney's office, though, has filed an appeal.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (August 22, 2012)

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:


NE cop charged in cable TV scam

A Philadelphia patrol officer assigned to the Northeast was arrested last Thursday for his alleged involvement in a scheme to hack into Comcast’s computer system and solicit fees from cable customers in exchange for adding premium channels to their service or reducing their monthly bills.


Eye in the Sky

— Red-light cameras reduce accidents, but questions have arisen about how intersections are picked.


Police look into Frankford sexual assault

Police have released a grainy surveillance video and minimal description in hope of identifying two men who sexually assaulted a woman on a Frankford baseball field early last Thursday.


Frankford man found beaten to death

A Frankford man died after police found him unconscious on a Kensington Street, the victim of an apparent street-corner beating early Saturday.