Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.


Reward offered for unsolved cop killing

In the history of the Philadelphia Police Department, there has been only one unsolved cop killing.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Jan. 22, 2014)

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Gunman sought in gas station hold-ups

An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.


Duo arrested for armed robberies

Detectives have arrested a man and woman from Tacony in connection with four armed robberies, including one in which the crooks stole a bank card and tried to use it at a convenience store minutes after the crime.


Mother, son murdered in Crescentville home

Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.


SEPTA cell phone thief is arrested

A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.


Stack requests state funding to redevelop Liddonfield

State Sen. Mike Stack has requested that Gov. Tom Corbett allocate funding from the state’s 2014 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program toward the former site of the Liddonfield Homes.


Somerton approves hotel expansion

A Somerton public house and hotel dating to the American revolutionary era is in store for some major changes.


Castor Gardens Wawa robbed for fifth time since October

Armed robbers have targeted the same Northeast convenience store five times since October, with the latest heist occurring early Monday morning, Philadelphia police say.