Articles by William Kenny

Smoother ride: Tyson Avenue to receive a $6M paving project

Tyson Avenue runs almost 3 1/2 miles through the heart of several Northeast Philadelphia neighborhoods including Burholme, Castor Gardens, Mayfair and Tacony. Last week, an official with the city’s Department of Streets announced that the thoroughfare is about to get a major facelift.


Police: Woman shot her boyfriend

A Somerton woman says she accidentally shot her boyfriend in the leg inside their home, but she’s facing criminal charges for the Friday night incident anyway, according to police.


Officers help deliver baby

Officers James Klepesky and Anthony Berry were named Officers of the Month in the 15th district on March 14 after helping a local woman deliver her baby in February.


Northwood store robbed again

An armed robber stole cash from a Northwood convenience store early on March 20, but he left behind surveillance video as evidence in the investigation.


Gunfire kills two men in Frankford

Gunfire and the illicit drug business claimed the lives of two 30-year-old men inside a house within about a block of SEPTA’s Frankford Transportation Center last Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.


Bustleton zoning variance proposal on hold

The proposal was different than what the applicants said that they wanted to do with the property on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Argument leads to double stabbing in Tacony

An argument among women led to the stabbing of two men in front of a Tacony home last Friday night, authorities say.


Woman charged with stealing from church

Police have arrested the Bristol, Bucks County, woman who allegedly broke into St. Martha’s Church and stole the proceeds from a book fair last month.


Two teens charged in shooting outside Ryan HS

Two South Jersey teenagers and an unidentified accomplice beat up and shot a 17-year-old Northeast boy on the grounds of Archbishop Ryan High School on Saturday night, Philadelphia police say.


Teen dead after being stabbed, hit by car

Authorities are still trying to figure out why a Frankford teenager was stabbed and how he subsequently got run over by a car last Thursday evening.