Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Wounded NE cop still in critical condition

A convicted felon with a history of assaulting police shot and critically wounded a Philadelphia police officer during a violent struggle inside a Feltonville corner store on Tuesday afternoon.


Two wounded in playground shooting

Two men were critically wounded in a shooting at Lower Mayfair Playground on Friday night.


Oxford Circle man arrested for murder

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.


Highway dedicated to fallen heroes

Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.


Shootings claim lives of Northeast residents

Shootings in the Northeast claimed two lives and wounded another person early this week. Meanwhile, a Northeast resident died after being shot in Kensington.


Robbers distract cashier, steal smokes

A pair of unidentified thieves teamed up to distract a clerk and steal cartons of cigarettes from a Castor Gardens convenience store late last month, according to Philadelphia police, who have released video of the crime.


Reward offered in Ripken abduction

Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. last Thursday offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who abducted Ripken’s mother from her Maryland residence more than a year ago.


NE woman dies in tragic fall

A Northeast woman fell eight stories from a waterfront condominium balcony to her death early on Friday in what Philadelphia police say was a “tragic accident.”


Crime log: August 7, 2013

July 15 through 28


Two suspects sought in home invasion

Philadelphia police arrested one man and are searching for at least two more in connection with a home invasion robbery in Frankford early on Friday.