Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Owner of auto repair shop is sentenced to 16 years for fraud

A Huntingdon Valley man has been sentenced to serve 16 years in federal prison for setting fire to his own Northeast Philadelphia auto repair shop in an insurance fraud scheme.


Federal charges added against two serial pharmacy suspects

Federal authorities have filed new criminal charges against Northeast Philadelphia’s two accused serial pharmacy robbers.


Man arrested in mobile phone store heists

Two 2nd Police District officers captured a masked gunman who allegedly robbed two mobile telephone stores in the Northeast on Nov. 14.


Girl reports stalker tries to lure her into his car near Oxford Circle school

Just days after Philadelphia police warned the public about a child predator roaming Frankford streets, another creep accosted a girl near her Oxford Circle elementary school.


Suspicious fire damages newspaper office in Trevose

A blaze heavily damaged the news and production departments of Broad Street Media, publisher of the Northeast Times, Star and Wire newspapers.


Improved Ryan squad set for Turkey Day clash with G.W.

Thanksgiving football fans attending the showdown between Archbishop Ryan and host George Washington will probably recognize the uniforms on the field during this 36th annual contest.


Judge tells Hostess it can proceed with closing

The reprieve for 300 workers at a Northeast Philly bakery lasted one day. The company announced plans to close on Monday, and then accepted a judge's request to seek a last-ditch effort to resolve a union dispute. The effort failed.


Crime log (November 21, 2012)

Oct. 22 through Nov. 4


City zoning code tops Fox Chase meeting

Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.


7th PDAC names Officer of the Month

Officer Terrence Black has been named Officer of the Month for October in the 7th Police District.