Articles by William Kenny

Frankford murder possibly drug-related

Illicit drugs may have played a role in a home invasion-style murder in Frankford last Saturday night, according to a police source.


Crash decision: SEPTA ponders change to busy route

A freak accident on Oxford Avenue in November could lead to major changes in the Route 18 bus line between Fox Chase and Cedarbrook, a route described by one SEPTA official as “exploding” with riders.


Taking a stand

The Caucus of Working Educators mounts a historic challenge to the longtime leadership of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. 


Second suspect arrested for propane heists

A second Bridesburg man has been arrested in connection with the thefts of dozens of propane and acetylene tanks from two Northeast businesses last month.


A promising pilgrimage

Mayor Jim Kenney visited Anne Frank Elementary in Bustleton to make his first school pilgrimage last Thursday. 


Police search for man who robbed Moe’s Deli

The surveillance video has been circulating for a week, but police are still looking for solid leads in the armed robbery of Moe’s Deli in Mayfair on Jan. 3.


Man shoots neighbor, calls cops on himself

A 62-year-old Castor Gardens man shot his next-door neighbor in the kneecap before returning home and reporting himself to police.


Four gunpoint robberies reported Saturday

A group of several unknown teenage men in a silver car committed at least four gunpoint robberies within about two hours in the Northeast on Saturday night, Philadelphia police said. Many of the victims were also teens.


Former NE man arrested for violent carjackings

A former Northeast man has been arrested by suburban police in connection with two violent carjackings at the same Wawa gas station in Trevose recently.


Cycle of life

Northeast Philadelphia saw the opening of its first LIFE center last week.