Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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.


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.


SUV strikes Frankford woman in N.J.

A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.


Abduction attempt in Wissinoming

A flasher may have tried to abduct a teenage girl in Wissinoming last week. Now, police are trying to identify the unknown man.


Bustleton bank robber sought

Authorities are trying to identify a gunman who robbed a Bustleton bank last Thursday.


Police seek robber of Krewstown Road Wawa

Police have released surveillance video of the July 2 robbery of a Bustleton convenience store in the hope of identifying the culprit.


Insect invasion

The emerald ash borer, an insect from Asia, has migrated to the area and could devastate the city's ash tree population.


Pennypack Park monthly cleanup nets 43 bags of trash

Thirty-six volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park netted 43 bags of trash, two bags of recyclable cans and a list of assorted, sometimes strange, debris during the monthly park cleanup event on June 22.