Articles by William Kenny

Suspect sought in Mayfair bank robbery

A video surveillance at a Mayfair bank captured detailed images of an un-masked man who committed a brazen robbery there on Monday.


Man arrested, charged with three robberies

Apparently, there aren’t enough Metro PCS stores in West Oak Lane, because Edwin Jimerson ended up traveling to the Northeast and South Philly to rob several of the mobile phone shops at gunpoint earlier this month, police say.


Guilty plea in murder, dismemberment case

Keith Tolbert has a bad habit of prolonging things. As a result, he’s expected to get 22 to 44 years in state prison to resolve his lingering personal issues.


Wissinoming Civic questions development site proposal

New York-based developers have applied to the city to build new rowhouses on the former site of the Wissinoming Boys Club, but leaders of the neighborhood’s civic association have some serious questions about the proposal.


Bustleton family dedicates park bench to creek victim

After they dedicated a park bench in Brandon Boyle’s memory on Saturday, his parents renewed their pleas for the demolition of a Pennypack Creek dam.   


Two wounded in Tacony shooting

A street corner argument sparked a shooting in which two men were wounded in Tacony on Friday night. The gunfire erupted shortly after 7 p.m. in the 6600 block of Hegerman St., according to Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of Northeast Detectives. A car occupied by two men pulled up to the curb outside a pizza shop and second-floor apartment. A pedestrian approached the car to speak to the occupants. The conversation escalated into an argument.


Shedding light on a dark comedy

‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ is the first of three plays by Sean O’Casey that will hit the stage leading up to the centennial of the 1916 Easter Rising.   


Strength in the community

Jack Costello Boxing Gym opened in 1996 and continues to thrive today. The non-profit operation provides physical training, mental development and emotional support.  


Car crashed into NE nail salon, killing patron

One Northeast nail salon patron was killed and three others injured when a senior woman drove her car through the business’ front wall and struck them on March 31.


One nabbed for airbag thefts, more sought

Ricky Sanchez isn’t singly responsible for hundreds of automobile steering wheel airbag thefts that have occurred around Philadelphia since last May, but police detectives think that last week’s arrest of Sanchez is a good start in solving the crime pattern.