Articles by William Kenny

Mother, son murdered in Crescentville home

Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Jan. 22, 2014)

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:


The beat goes on

If you’re old enough to remember the mullets, the Zubaz pants, the Kiss costumes or the time that Nick Casciano went on stage dressed like a Hooters girl, you already know that The Heartbeats are synonymous with fun.


Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.


Stack requests state funding to redevelop Liddonfield

State Sen. Mike Stack has requested that Gov. Tom Corbett allocate funding from the state’s 2014 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program toward the former site of the Liddonfield Homes.


Somerton approves hotel expansion

A Somerton public house and hotel dating to the American revolutionary era is in store for some major changes.


Tacony bank robbed Jan. 10

An unidentified robber held up a Tacony bank on Friday afternoon.


Crime log: January 15, 2014

Dec. 16 through 29


Police searching for robber who held Lawndale 7-11 employee at knifepoint

New Year’s Day wasn’t so joyful for a clerk at a 7-Eleven in Lawndale. Not only did the woman have to work, a robber held a knife to her back.


Castor Gardens Wawa robbed for fifth time since October

Armed robbers have targeted the same Northeast convenience store five times since October, with the latest heist occurring early Monday morning, Philadelphia police say.