Articles by William Kenny

AG: Tacony man possessed and shared child pornography 

A Tacony man was arrested last week on child pornography charges after authorities discovered that he allegedly used his computers to store and share dozens of illegal images.


Vehicles damaged by vandal at Maaco

On the bright side, more than a dozen victims of an outburst of automobile vandalism in the Northeast last week didn’t have to pay for towing. Their cars were already at the body shop.


Three men who robbed 7-eleven wanted

Investigators believe that the same three men committed two violent armed robberies of 7-eleven stores in the 15th Police District within 20 minutes of each other last Sunday.


Starting the conversation

A local police officer is donating iPads with communication software to autism support classrooms throughout Philadelphia. 


Samurai swordsman bursts into nail salon

One can only imagine what the patrons of a Northeast nail salon must have been thinking last Friday. Had they been transported to medieval Japan? Or perhaps an old Saturday Night Live skit?


Police: Victim shoots, wounds 1 of 3 armed robbers

Three armed robbers were playing a game of Russian roulette on the streets of Tacony, Mayfair and Wissinoming last Thursday night. On their fourth try, the inevitable happened.


Plans for Tacony pedestrian route move forward

Tacony’s long-awaited pedestrian and bicycle connection to the Delaware River is taking shape — on paper at least.


Cops: Man assaults clerk, gets stabbed

A word to the wise: never punch the person who makes your sandwiches.


Attempts to make Boulevard a safer road continue

In case you haven’t heard about it, or worse yet experienced it, Roosevelt Boulevard can become pretty dangerous at times.


Volunteers remove 61 bags of litter from Pennypack Park

Forty-six volunteers removed 61 bags of litter from Pennypack Park on March 26 during the first monthly cleanup event of the year hosted by the Friends of Pennypack Park.