Articles by William Kenny

Two arrested for trying to scam victim at Wells Fargo Bank

Two suspected scam artists “flim-flammed” their way into Philadelphia police custody after they allegedly tried to use a cash deception to steal a Northeast man’s bank withdrawal.


Suspects sought for credit card theft

Two credit card thieves went on a shopping spree at a couple of Northeast Philly businesses soon after swiping a wallet from a woman in Andorra earlier this month. Police hope that someone will recognize the culprits and divulge their names.


Redeveloper of ex-Liddonfield project to be named

Residents of Upper Holmesburg could soon learn the identity of the organization that will get the next crack at redeveloping the former Liddonfield Homes public housing project.


Police search for gunman in deadly shooting

A 34-year-old man was shot to death yesterday morning in the street near Wissinoming Park.


Officers honored for community service

Three officers from the 2nd Police District were presented with Community Service Awards during the monthly meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 13.


O’Brien campaign focuses on autism, police advocacy

If timing is everything in politics, Dennis O’Brien must have an atomic clock inside his head.


NE woman dies in Delaware shootout

A teenage woman from the Northeast was wounded fatally during what Delaware State Police have described as a home invasion that turned into a deadly shootout early Saturday in Dover.


Man steals TV from Walmart, stabs employee

A bargain-hunting shopper tried to waltz out of a Northeast Philly Walmart with a widescreen television and without paying for it last Friday. When a store employee questioned him, the man tried to flash a two-year-old receipt. And when that failed, he pulled out a pocketknife and stabbed the employee in the arm.


East Torresdale seeks people who love their park

A leader of the newly formed Friends of Pleasant Hill Park has asked area residents to participate in Love Your Park Day on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event was one of many upcoming public activities discussed at the monthly meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association on Oct. 12.


Burglaries decline throughout 7th Police District

A little public awareness can go a long way in the crime-fighting business. That’s the message Philadelphia Police Capt. Mike Gormley delivered to members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association and Town Watch last Wednesday night.