Articles by William Kenny

Man arrested for Northwood vandalism

Police credit the news media and public tips for helping them to identify a man who allegedly sprayed graffiti on the side of a grocery store in Northwood in August.


FOP president honored by Philadelphia Irish Society

Philadelphia’s Irish Society recognized Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby as its Irishman of the Year during the Society’s annual awards dinner on Oct. 13 at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom.


Cops probe wounded man’s story 

A 17-year-old suffered a gunshot wound of the thigh in Summerdale on Oct. 10 and police are trying to figure out how it happened.


A bug’s life

An often overlooked cultural attraction in Northeast Philadelphia is in the midst of a metamorphosis befitting the regal monarch butterfly.


Bandits steal gun, cash from Northeast home

An Oxford Circle woman gave Channel 6 viewers an up-close view of how gunmen invaded her home when she submitted surveillance video of the Oct. 11 break-in to the station’s news program.


2nd District honors Officer of the Month

Philadelphia Police Officer Padraic Feeney has been selected as Officer of the Month in the 2nd district after his recent arrest of a shooting suspect near a Crescentville nightclub.


Police investigate civic leader over missing money

Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.


Teen killed, two wounded in Mayfair shooting

A teenage boy was killed and two other males wounded by gunfire that erupted on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night.


Spirit of inclusion

Cranaleith Spiritual Center in Somerton earns state approval for historic registry.


Police: Kids broke into school

A lot of children get in trouble for trying to leave school when they’re not supposed to. But a boy and girl may soon find themselves in hot water for doing just the opposite. They broke into school, police say.