Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Police search for serial bank robber in burqa

A woman covered head to toe in traditional Islamic clothing has held up four Northeast Philadelphia banks since early June, authorities say.


Man shot, critically wounded in Lower NE

A quarrel between two acquaintances in the Hill Creek Apartments public housing complex in the Lower Northeast escalated into a shooting that left one man wounded critically last Friday.


Judge gives cop shooter up to 132 years in prison

The man who shot and permanently injured Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in 2013 has been sentenced to serve 66 to 132 years in state prison.


Heart of the home

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation cut the ribbon on a newly renovated rowhome, eliminating another abandoned property in Mayfair. 


Frankford man arrested for shotgun shooting

A 36-year-old Frankford resident was one of two men responsible for a shotgun blast on a busy Kensington block that left seven people wounded, including three children, on June 22. But police say that the man who actually fired the weapon remains at large.


Father arrested for allegedly abusing baby

An Upper Holmesburg man was arrested on July 3 one day after he allegedly hit his 5-month-old son, placed him in a bear hug and held his head under a running water faucet.


Driver convicted in fatal racing-related crash

A Lancaster man with a long history of risky driving opted not to plead guilty to killing a mother and her three sons in a gruesome racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013.


Caring for life

After his mother shattered her ankle, Ronald Guevara became her full-time caregiver. Now, he’s made it into a career.


All that jazz

Travel back to the ’20s with Glen Foerd’s elaborate and lavish period party called Jazz Age on the Delaware.  


Video released of 7-Eleven armed robbery

Police have released surveillance video of the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in Frankford on June 29 in hope of identifying the culprits.