Articles by William Kenny

Ex-con rams police car, escapes custody 

An ex-convict and two of his pals went for a wild ride on Roosevelt Boulevard early last Friday, leaving a police car and at least two other vehicles in the repair shop while snarling traffic on the busy artery for much of the morning rush.

Boyle discusses legislative priorities

Kevin Boyle plans to reform the Philadelphia Parking Authority and wants to tax energy companies that extract natural gas from the state’s Marcellus shale region.

Boulevard of broken dreams

She grew up on Fifth Avenue, frolicking with A-list stars. Now she lives on the streets of Northeast Philly, scraping by one day at a time, certain that famed funnyman Jerry Lewis is her father.

A whole new dimension

Students at MaST take the concept of hands-on learning to a new level in the school’s 3D design workshop. 

Vandals shatter stained glass windows of NE synagogue

This is the second time in as many months that culprits targeted Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai in Tacony. 

Upcoming events announced at Glen Foerd Mansion

It’s going to be an eventful year at Glen Foerd on the Delaware.

Teens sought for New Year’s assaults 

Police have arrested one teenager and are trying to identify three others who were involved in the early New Year’s Day beating of a Chalfont man and his elderly mother during a dispute over car vandalism.

Police ID man slain in Holmesburg apartment

Homicide investigators have released the identity of a gunshot victim who was found dead in his Holmesburg apartment on Jan. 3.

Gunmen rob two near Frankford terminal

A pack of armed gunmen attacked a man and woman in separate robberies near the Frankford Transportation Center early Tuesday.

Far NE man surrenders after hit-and-run

A Far Northeast man has surrendered to Bensalem police to face charges that he ran down and critically injured a bicyclist with his pickup truck on New Year’s morning then fled the scene.