Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Additional charges filed in pill distribution ring

A federal grand jury has brought additional criminal charges against four people in connection with a multi-million-dollar prescription pill distribution ring that involved a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy.

7th PDAC names officer of the month

Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt is at it again. Last year’s Officer of the Year in the 7th district has been named Officer of the Month for November after he arrested an alleged murderer in Somerton.

KFC workers dodge armed robber

An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.

Serving her city

Assistant D.A. Jacqueline Coelho says her priority as a public servant is to correct injustice.

Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.

Civic group mulls joining anti-billboard battle

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association may join the effort to restrict the proliferation of digital billboards and their conventional counterparts, static billboards, throughout the city. The group may also take a stand against a proposal to post more advertising on the city’s unused public school buildings.

Male motorists accost two girls in Northeast

Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.

Crime log: December 18, 2013

Nov. 18 through Dec. 1

Toddler dies in three-story fall in Frankford

An unsupervised toddler fell to his death from a third-story window in Frankford on Sunday.

Holiday activity idea: explore life and death in Pompeii

The Franklin Institute's One Day in Pompeii exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of a fabled ancient Roman city.

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: