Articles by William Kenny

Pumpkin-masked bandit hits Family Dollar

Halloween was over, but an armed robber found another purpose for his pumpkin mask on Nov. 6. He used it to conceal his identity as he ripped off a Family Dollar store in Lawndale.


Intruders steal $90,000 from home

Two unidentified intruders stole $90,000 cash and another $8,000 in jewelry from a Bustleton man inside his own home on Nov. 9.


Former civic leader ordered to stand trial

The former president of the Somerton Civic Association has been ordered to stand trial for the theft of more than $19,000 from the organization.


Crowded Boulevard Wawa held up

A robber used a demand note to hold up a crowded convenience store in Mayfair last Thursday night, police say.


Woman gets nails done, steals cash from register

A new manicure wasn’t enough to satisfy a patron of a nail salon in Lawncrest on Oct. 24. She also wanted the cash in the register.


Teenager struck and killed by Amtrak train

An Amtrak train struck and killed a 17-year-old girl in Torresdale in the midst of afternoon rush hour last Friday.


Suspects place skimming device on local ATM

Two unidentified men left a so-called skimming device on the ATM at a Bustleton bank recently, but they also left behind photos of themselves on the bank’s surveillance camera, police say.


Speed major factor in fatal car crash

High speed and a bump in the road contributed to a fiery two-car crash that claimed the life of a 21-year-old man and injured two other people early Saturday in Bustleton, police say.


Men steal prescriptions from Tacony pharmacy

Two men used a demand note to steal prescription pills from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Tacony on Oct. 30.


Man fatally shot outside Lower Northeast nightclub

A 25-year-old man was killed and his twin brother wounded after a shooting outside Candelas Bar Restaurant.