Articles by William Kenny

Police seek help finding park rapist

An unidentified rapist with a heart tattoo on his chest and crooked front teeth may be on the loose in the Winchester Park area of the Northeast, according to Philadelphia police, who released a composite sketch of the suspect on Friday.

Police investigate SEPTA bus altercation

When is an assault and abduction not really an assault and abduction? People on a SEPTA bus in the Northeast found out the answer to that last Friday.

Police identify suspect in 2014 Holmesburg killing

Authorities have been saying for at least 15 months that they know who pulled the trigger when a senior woman and her roommate were shot to death inside their Holmesburg rowhouse in 2014.

New Washington principal unveils plans for school

Susan Thompson, the institution’s fourth principal of the school year, wants to change behaviors of problematic students.

Father, son charged with relative’s murder

A father and son from the Northeast have been accused of murder for allegedly using prescription pills to kill the brother of the older suspect so they could collect on life insurance policies in the victim’s name.

Building inspiration

Visiting the Tacony Branch Library can be like traveling back in time in many ways.

Access denied

Award-winning Irish folk artist Paddy Ryan will not be performing in the U.S. this Saint Patrick’s Day. His work visa has been denied.  

Abduction attempt reported in Holmesburg

A 31-year-old woman narrowly escaped an abduction attempt last Saturday in Holmesburg, Philadelphia police say.

8th PDAC honors officers, sergeant

Three are recognized for their arrest of a man who allegedly stole money from Our Lady of Calvary Church.

Woman found dead on riverbank

The dead body of a middle-aged woman in a Wildwood sweatshirt washed up on the bank of the Delaware River in Tacony on March 2 as police happened to be in the area on another assignment.