Articles by William Kenny

Officer of the Year honored by 7th PDAC

Danger, guns, life-or-death scenarios: police officers encounter them every day on the streets. And sometimes at the police station, too.


Gunmen indicted for Frankford store robbery

The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Tuesday announced the grand jury indictment of two men for a gunpoint robbery of a Frankford grocery store on May 27.


Man gets 20 to 40 years for wife’s murder

Christopher Murray formally pleaded guilty on May 26 to strangling his wife Connie as the couple argued on the outskirts of Pennypack Park in Holme Circle last August.


Hookah lounge victim can’t explain his gunshot wound

Rodney Handy told police that he doesn’t know who shot him outside of a Castor Avenue hookah lounge on May 23. But police sure recognized him.


Conservatorship Law can rehabilitate abandoned properties

Is there an abandoned, derelict property on your block? The state of Pennsylvania has an app for that.


Bustleton Civic awards students for community service

The Greater Bustleton Civic League awarded special recognition to five local grade school students last week for their achievements in academics and community service.


Retired state trooper pleads guilty in fatal shooting

A retired Pennsylvania state trooper last week pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from his on-duty fatal shooting of fellow trooper and Northeast native David Kedra during a firearms training session last Sept. 30.


Leading lady

After 23 years, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce has a new chief.    


Man indicted for cell phone store robberies

A federal grand jury has indicted a West Oak Lane man for robbing two cell phone stores at gunpoint in the Northeast and another in South Philly in April.


Gunman sought in Rhawnhurst shooting

Philadelphia police are looking for new leads in the investigation of a shooting in front of a Rhawnhurst restaurant earlier this month.