Articles by William Kenny

Third suspect arrested in shooting at Ryan

Police have announced the arrest of a third suspect in the March 19 non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy behind Archbishop Ryan High School.

Sworn statements revealed in sex abuse scandal

Reports expose discrepancies in the various stories of sexual abuse offered by a former St. Jerome’s altar boy, whose testimony helped imprison two priests, a lay teacher and a monsignor.

Straw purchaser faces chargesĀ 

A Philadelphia woman is facing federal charges after she allegedly acted as a straw purchaser in buying two guns from an Upper Holmesburg shop last October.

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.