Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Somerton Civic offers to host debate for state seat

The Somerton Civic Association has offered to host a debate between the two candidates for the vacant 170th district seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.


Police search for man using stolen credit card

An unidentified man used the stolen credit card information of a Pittsburgh-area resident to make five purchases at supermarkets in the Northeast in December, according to Pennsylvania State Police.


Northeast-based company charged with Medicaid fraud

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has charged a Northeast-based company and a Frankford woman with defrauding the federal Medicaid program in two separate cases.


Life after Ferguson

Holy Family holds forum to promote positive change.   


Flasher reported in Russo Park

An unidentified flasher exposed himself to an 11-year-old boy in Russo Park last Thursday, Philadelphia police say.


Corporal charged in fatal shooting of trooper

A Pennsylvania State Police corporal has been charged with five counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the fatal shooting of Trooper David Kedra during a firearms training exercise last September.


Video released of armed restaurant robberies

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an unidentified gunman who they believe has committed at least three robberies of fast food restaurants in the Lower Northeast in recent weeks.


Suspects sought in heist prompted by social media posts

Three gunmen broke into a Somerton home after seeing photos of jewelry on Instagram.   


Parkwood couple arrested for ATV thefts

A Parkwood woman and former civilian Philadelphia Police Department employee has been arrested along with her husband for allegedly using her old job as a clerk in the Auto Pound Unit to steal three all-terrain vehicles.


Parkwood 7-Eleven robber has facial scar

A man with a distinctive scar on his face and an unusual sense of style robbed a Parkwood convenience store on Jan. 14, according to Philadelphia police.