Articles by William Kenny

Police recover body from Pennypack Creek

A Castor Gardens teenager who has been missing since July 14 may have been found dead in the Pennypack Creek.


Frankford shooting victims give little info

Not even a swarm of police stopped gunmen from trying to settle a dispute with a hail of gunfire on the streets of Frankford early last Thursday in a scene that has become increasingly familiar to neighborhood residents this month.


Two NE men nabbed in prostitution bust

An Academy Gardens resident is facing a child endangerment charge after he allegedly propositioned an undercover Philadelphia cop for sex with his 5-year-old son in his car during a Kensington Avenue prostitution sting.


Two stabbed at Holmesburg house party

A quarrel over a girlfriend sparked stabbings at a Holmesburg house party early Sunday that left a 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman hospitalized with knife wounds, police said.


Brother charged in Oxford Circle murder

Philadelphia isn’t always the City of Brotherly Love. Last Saturday, an Oxford Circle man shot and killed his older brother during a quarrel at the home they shared.


Expanding care

Aria Health debuts a $37.1 million emergency department and Level II trauma center this week at its Torresdale campus.

Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.


Man arrested for Flukes Irish Pub burglary

Philadelphia police wasted no time in arresting a man for the burglary of a Holmesburg tavern last week, and the snappy investigation was no fluke. Surveillance cameras had recorded video of the alleged crook in action.


Civic group’s celebration set for Aug. 23

The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association will host its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Max Myers Community Center, at 1601 Hellerman St.


Somerton Spartans score some international competition

Two state representatives, one current and one former, joined the Omagh Thunder and Somerton Spartans under-14 boys basketball teams for an international friendly basketball game held at Somerton on July 5.


Man sentenced to 60 years for child porn

A former volunteer instructor at a Bustleton martial arts school was sentenced on Friday to serve 60 years in federal prison for producing pornography involving two children, ages 2 and 3.