Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Convicted murderer could face death penalty

Omar Cash’s personal motto must be, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”


Prostitute testifies

At first, the pimp with the nursing school background tried to resuscitate the “John” as he lay unresponsive on the floor.


Neighbors told to get involved at 7th PDAC meeting

Daily News columnist John Baer didn’t set foot inside the monthly 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting Oct. 17, but his words resonated with council members, thanks to state Rep. John Sabatina.


Police seek public’s help identifying robbers

A Flyers fan and his cohort may have felt home free after they broke into an unoccupied Bustleton home on Nov. 3 and made off with jewelry and cash. But they apparently didn’t realize that a well-placed surveillance camera had filmed their fully exposed faces, according to police.


Bicyclist killed in Holmesburg

Police have released the identity of the bicyclist who was shot and killed on a Holmesburg street on Nov. 1.


Crime log: November 13, 2013

Oct. 21 through Nov. 3


Man who shot three cops gets life in prison

Almost three years after two Philadelphia SWAT officers stared death in the face inside the basement of an Oxford Circle row home, a city judge threw the book at the gunman who almost took their lives.


Indecent assault reported on bus

A woman SEPTA passenger was the victim of an indecent assault aboard a Northeast Philly bus on Sunday morning.


Man critical after shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting on a Frankford street corner early Monday.


Police search for suspect in child abduction

Police are trying to identify a man who abducted a 15-year-old girl from an Upper Holmesburg street, drove her to a nearby park, slapped her in the face and returned her to her neighborhood.