Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Attempted murder charges filed in slashing

An Oxford Circle man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly slashed the face of a co-worker during a quarrel over their work responsibilities.


Bustleton man nabbed for sharing child porn

A Bustleton resident was among four city men arrested last week by agents from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office for sharing child pornography on the Internet.


Missing man last seen in Northeast

Philadelphia police are trying to locate a man who they say is missing and endangered and was last seen leaving a Northeast hospital.


Crime log: December 25, 2013

Dec. 2 through 15


7th PDAC names officer of the month

Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt is at it again. Last year’s Officer of the Year in the 7th district has been named Officer of the Month for November after he arrested an alleged murderer in Somerton.


Additional charges filed in pill distribution ring

A federal grand jury has brought additional criminal charges against four people in connection with a multi-million-dollar prescription pill distribution ring that involved a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy.


KFC workers dodge armed robber

An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.


Somerton meeting postponed to Jan. 14

The Somerton Civic Association meeting originally scheduled for Dec. 10 has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 14, due to snow. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Walker Lodge 306, 1290 Southampton Road.


Holiday activity idea: explore life and death in Pompeii

The Franklin Institute's One Day in Pompeii exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of a fabled ancient Roman city.


Male motorists accost two girls in Northeast

Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.