Articles by William Kenny

Video released in NE warehouse burglary

A man who burglarized a Holmesburg vending company’s warehouse on May 1 may not have been ready for his close-up, but he got one anyway.


Lafayette Redeemer seeks zoning permits to expand

The operators of the Lafayette Redeemer Life Care Center, an independent living facility for seniors in Fox Chase, are proposing to build “a small, 9,000-square-foot addition” to its existing three-story building on the edge of Pennypack Park.


Public’s help sought in ID’ing home invader

Police have released little information about a home invasion robbery and possible sexual assault that occurred in Oxford Circle on April 3, but they seek the public’s help in identifying one of the culprits.


Five hurt in six-vehicle crash on Blvd.

At least five people were hospitalized in a massive multi-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard on Saturday afternoon.


Crime log: May 13, 2015

April 20 through May 3


Police trying to ID Castor Gardens robber

An armed robber probably thought he had the cashier of Summerdale Mini-Market cornered when he pointed his handgun through a gap in the victim’s protective booth. Instead, the worker ran from his cubicle, leaving the masked crook to flee empty-handed.


Guilty plea in Medicare fraud case

Federal prosecutors have obtained another guilty verdict involving a multi-million-dollar Medicare fraud scheme orchestrated by a former Bustleton-based private ambulance company.


Morrell woman charged in fatal DUI crash

A Morrell Park woman is facing new drunk-driving-related homicide charges nine months after she allegedly ran down a man who was waiting at a bus stop near her home.


Search is on for bike thief caught on surveillance cam

Residents are hoping a surveillance video of a crook who swiped a bicycle from a porch in Wissinoming brings the man to justice. 


Into the great outdoors

Mayor Michael Nutter chose the new Poquessing Creek Trail in Parkwood to kick off the city’s fourth annual Love Your Park Week.