Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Woman attempting suicide survives train collision

A SEPTA train clipped a woman near Holmesburg Station last Wednesday, causing her non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and officials from the transit agency.


Crime log (February 13, 2012)

Jan. 14 through 27


NE lawmakers applaud closing loophole

— Attorney General Kathleen Kane reworks Pennsylvania’s firearms reciprocity pact with the Sunshine State.


Wissinoming man shot and killed in his apartment

Philadelphia police have no suspects and no known motive in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man inside his apartment last Wednesday.



Prison time for former cop

A former Philadelphia police officer has been ordered to serve six months in federal prison for his role in a multi-state steroid distribution ring orchestrated by a former police colleague.


Tires slashed in Somerton

More than a dozen Somerton residents woke up on Jan. 29 to discover that vandals had punctured the tires on their parked vehicles.



Home sweet home

— Lodge 5 opened a new FOP union headquarters in the Northeast, which includes a business office, social hall and catering facility.


Former prison guard faces felony charges

A former Philadelphia prison guard is facing federal felony charges after he allegedly tried to deliver drugs, cigarettes and mobile telephones to inmates in exchange for cash.