Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Execution warrant signed for cop killer

Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday signed a death warrant for the convicted murderer of Philadelphia cop and Northeast resident Chuck Cassidy.


Deadline is extended for developers of Liddonfield site

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association have shed new light on behind-the-scenes negotiations involving the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.


Crime log: April 30, 2014

March 24 through April 6


Cops announce ATV crackdown

Philadelphia police announced on Thursday a new initiative to confiscate all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, that are being operated illegally on streets and public property in the city. This includes unregistered motorbikes.


Bustleton man arrested for dealing stolen jewelry at pawn shop

A Northeast Philadelphia man was dealing in stolen jewelry at his Port Richmond pawn shop, according to charges filed last month by Philadelphia police.


American Heritage goes green

American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Green Team went to work cleaning up a section of Frankford Avenue on Earth Day, April 22, as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program.


Woman sexually assaulted for hours in St. Ives Apartments

Philadelphia police are still seeking information about two unidentified gunmen who invaded a Northeast Philadelphia woman’s apartment and assaulted her sexually for more than three hours on April 14.


Two men found bound, shot in Crescentville

One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.


Three arrested in Morrell Park heroin bust

Mary Elizabeth Heft doesn’t live like a stereotypical drug dealer.


Shootout wounds one in Frankford

A Frankford street turned into the OK Corral on Friday night as an argument sparked a shootout that left one man wounded critically and left dozens of empty shell casings strewn across the pavement.