Articles by William Kenny

Teen robbed while playing Pokemon GO

A Pokemon hunter became the hunted late last month as a half-dozen unidentified males jumped a 15-year-old Holmesburg boy as he strolled his neighborhood looking for imaginary creatures.


Road rage leads to shooting in Far NE

Road rage sparked a shooting near Philadelphia Mills mall on Sunday evening, police say.


Philadelphia Police cite 106, arrest none during DNC

Philadelphia police made no arrests but they cited 106 demonstrators for disorderly conduct during the four days of the Democratic National Convention. Meanwhile, the U.S. Secret Service arrested and charged 11 demonstrators who allegedly attempted to breach perimeter security around the Wells Fargo Center during the convention.


One dead, one injured after auto crash

A 75-year-old Lehigh County man died after his car drifted into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle on Academy Road on July 26.


NE activist leads FDR Park protest

Two national political committee directors set up shop at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue last week, but only one survived the Democratic National Convention with his leadership position still in tact — and it wasn’t U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.


Man found fatally shot on Wissinoming street

Homicide detectives are seeking tips from the public about a fatal shooting early Monday at Keystone Street and Cheltenham Avenue in Wissinoming.


Lynn released from prison

Monsignor William Lynn is a free man for the first time in more than four years, but District Attorney Seth Williams has vowed to retry a child endangerment case involving Lynn’s supervisory role of abusive parish priests in the 1990s and early 2000s, including at least one at St. Jerome’s in the Northeast.


Elderly man found dead near soccer field

Foul play is not suspected in the death of an elderly man whose body was found near a soccer field in Somerton on Thursday, police say.


Brawl in Tacony Wawa posted on social media

Police are investigating a video posted on Facebook that shows about a half-dozen men and women ransacking a Northeast convenience store while quarreling with employees and other patrons.


Attacker stabs man, shoots into home at housing project

An unknown attacker stabbed one man and shot at a house in a Northeast public housing project last Friday afternoon, authorities say.