Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Marshal says smoking is to blame in fatal fire

The Philadelphia fire marshal has declared smoking as the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Frankford auto sales lot owner and injured his roommate on Jan. 13.


Four women charged after Tacony prostitution bust

A mortgage company, a podiatrist, an investment firm, a tanning salon and a Web marketing consultant have all called the same Tacony storefront home in recent years, according to various online directories.


Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed a Somerton bank last Wednesday.


Suspect in house-thefts turns himself in

The son of a former Philadelphia police commissioner surrendered to authorities on Thursday, eight days after the district attorney’s office announced filing criminal charges against him in a house-stealing scheme.


Crime log (January 23, 2012)

Dec. 31 through Jan. 13


Fatal crashes claim two

Two people died on area expressways last weekend in a pair of unrelated crashes.


Fox Chase gets a new Web site

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association will soon be connected with the community through a new and improved Web site.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Robbery suspect sought

Federal and local authorities are trying to identify a man who robbed a Bustleton bank branch on Thursday morning.


Pot bust at Franklin Mills

Franklin Mills is a popular shopping and tourism destination, but out-of-towners Anthony DeRosa and Eric Boehm had other plans when they visited the sprawling mega-mall last Thursday, authorities say.