Articles by William Kenny

Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.


Crime log (June 3-16)

June 3 through 16


East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.


Creating something Awesome

A Northern Liberties man with a soft spot for all things 80s presents Awesome Fest, for your enjoyment throughout the summer.


Cruiser crashes into repair shop

An unattended Philadelphia police car appeared to have a mind of its own when it rolled backward and crashed into a Northeast auto repair shop on Sunday.


Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.


Police arrest six in prostitution stings

Philadelphia police vice officers arrested six people, including three from the Northeast, during two undercover prostitution investigations last weekend.


Thieves swipe truck, car wheels

Police in the Far Northeast are warning area businesses and motorists about a recent rash of vehicle wheel thefts.


Man charged in child porn case

An Academy Gardens man has been arrested for allegedly using the Internet to share sexually graphic images of children.


Somerton man arrested in bank robbery

A Somerton man who allegedly robbed a Bensalem bank on June 10 was arrested one day later in a New Jersey motel.