Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

One dead, another hurt in Bustleton crash

A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


Mayfair man allegedly shoots cousin

Philadelphia police arrested a Mayfair man on Saturday for allegedly shooting his neighbor, who also happens to be the man’s cousin and a reputed leader of an outlaw motorcycle gang.


Three Father Judge seniors stabbed on Mayfair street

Three Father Judge High School seniors, including a former state champion wrestler, were stabbed during a brawl with other teens on a Mayfair street last Friday night.


Four nabbed in prostitution sting

Four men went to Kensington Avenue last Wednesday looking for a good time but ended up behind bars on prostitution-related charges, according to Philadelphia police.


All in the family

Terrie Hawkins and her twins, Keisha and Kevin Diggs, are all dedicated advocates of HIV/AIDS awareness.

Twins Keisha and Kevin Diggs have grown up with the human immunodeficiency virus, commonly known as HIV. Fortunately, the 17-year-olds from Frankford are not infected with the virus, but their lives have been profoundly affected by it.


Arrests made in convenience store robberies

With the help of surveillance video and public tips, police have made arrests in connection with two February robberies of Northeast convenience stores.


Undercover cops make prostitution, drug arrests

The Ramada Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard is home to one of the city’s top-rated comedy clubs, but when the police department’s City Wide Vice Unit shows up at the hotel, it’s no laughing matter.


SVU seeks suspects in two NE incidents

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit on Friday released details about two ongoing investigations in the Northeast.


New food service provider is named at Glen Foerd estate

Some major changes are afoot for the Glen Foerd estate, most notably inside the kitchen.


Farewell, Sisters

At 165 years old, Holmesburg’s St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church proudly identifies itself as “the mother church of the Northeast.” And for about 130 years, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary have provided maternal spirit to the parish.