Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Dropped cell phone leads to arrest of alleged serial burglar

Officers Joseph Staszak and Joseph O’Reilly were honored as Officers of the Month for the 7th Police District last Thursday as the 7th Police District Advisory Council held its monthly meeting at the Lafayette Redeemer home.


Crime log: February 25, 2015

Jan. 26 through Feb. 8


‘Crime has no borders’

Capt. Thomas McLean and Capt. Michael Gormley — newly appointed to the 2nd and 7th police districts — discuss the NE’s problems and potential.   


Two NE men arrested for shooting in Tacony

Philadelphia police have arrested two men whose argument on a Tacony street last October allegedly escalated into a shooting that resulted in the wounding of a bystander as well as damage to the district office of City Councilman Bobby Henon.


Teen dies after falling off moving car

A 16-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered when he fell from the hood of a moving car in Mayfair last Friday night, authorities say.


Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

A surveillance camera captured images of an unidentified man who allegedly robbed Anna’s Linens store in Rhawnhurst on Friday.


Somerton Civic offers to host debate for state seat

The Somerton Civic Association has offered to host a debate between the two candidates for the vacant 170th district seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.


Police search for man using stolen credit card

An unidentified man used the stolen credit card information of a Pittsburgh-area resident to make five purchases at supermarkets in the Northeast in December, according to Pennsylvania State Police.


Northeast-based company charged with Medicaid fraud

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has charged a Northeast-based company and a Frankford woman with defrauding the federal Medicaid program in two separate cases.


Life after Ferguson

Holy Family holds forum to promote positive change.