Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Liddonfield development is still up in the air

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association wants to know what’s happening at the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site. That is, as soon as something happens.


Pair face drug charges after police make a bust at Burholme house

An investigation into street-corner heroin dealers in North Philadelphia led police to a twin home on a typically peaceful block in Burholme last week. There, officers arrested two men and allegedly seized heroin worth almost a half-million dollars.


Cooling power

Rita’s is to water ice like Famous Amos was to cookies.


Stalking actress gets ‘Batman’ fan a prison term

A Philadelphia judge last week wrote the final chapter in a long-running serial involving the Northeast’s “Bizarro World” Batman.


Officer accused of theft

A Philadelphia police officer assigned to the Northeast’s 2nd District was arrested Oct. 17 on charges of receiving stolen property, theft, official oppression and obstruction of justice.


Building projects get E. Torresdale’s attention

The East Torresdale Civic Association wants to keep a close eye on several anticipated construction projects in the neighborhood.


Northeast man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.


Have you seen 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:


Dungeon of horrors

Authorities probe the discovery of four humans living in filthy conditions in a Tacony apartment.


Local home hospice owner charged with insurance fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Oct. 12 announced the indictment of the owner of a Northeast-based home hospice care provider on charges that he defrauded Medicare of more than $14 million.