Articles by William Kenny

NE officer charged with attempted murder

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his son during an argument in their Northeast home on Labor Day.


Arrest made in home invasion, sexual assault 

A homeless man who may have been living in an abandoned vehicle in the Far Northeast invaded a Bensalem Township woman’s apartment and sexually assaulted her last Saturday, police say.


Volunteers collect tires, litter, debris at Fall Into Your Park cleanup

The Friends of Poquessing Watershed have discovered where Northeast Philadelphians most like to dump their used automobile tires illegally.


Sounds of kindness

The annual Pennypack Music Festival is more than just an outdoor concert series enjoyed by thousands of rock ’n’ roll enthusiasts each summer. It’s also an effective and generous charity organization.


Mayfair Civic approves zoning for a commercial kitchen

The Mayfair Civic Association reviewed three zoning applications and changed the boundaries of its coverage area during its bimonthly meeting on Nov. 21.


Shooting victim’s body dragged onto Frankford Avenue

Oftentimes, killers try to hide their victims’ bodies in secluded places. But last Thursday, three people decided to dump a mortally wounded man on a busy stretch of Frankford Avenue during the evening rush hours.


Security employee attempts to steal $68k

An armored security company worker from Somerton tried to rip off $68,000 cash from an ATM in Bensalem on Friday, but an alert township cop caught him holding the bag.


Pedestrian killed crossing the Boulevard

Police suspect that drunk driving was a factor in an automobile crash that claimed the life of a 23-year-old man who was walking across Roosevelt Boulevard in Lower Mayfair on Friday night.


Man fatally stabs roommate in Somerton

An argument between roommates led to a fatal stabbing inside a Somerton apartment on Saturday, police say.


Local scrap metal business to buy waterfront land

A Northeast Philadelphia scrap metal business is planning to buy the Delaware River waterfront land that was being considered last year as a possible site for a controversial new city prison.