Articles by William Kenny

Restoring faith

The community is raising money to give one of Northeast’s oldest churches a facelift.   


Prison for three who beat, inked NE man

What started out as a flophouse turned into a tattoo dungeon for a troubled 53-year-old Northeast man, who finally got to see the tables turned on three of his former captors on April 9, as a judge sent them all to prison.


Castor Gardens man charged in triple murder

A Castor Gardens man with a history of armed robbery arrests has been ordered to stand trial for the executions of three other men inside a Lawncrest home in what authorities have described as drug-related slayings.


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.


Police seek help finding Frankford man

A mentally disabled and potentially unstable man has been reported missing from his home in Frankford. Police hope the public will help in finding him.


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.


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.


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.   


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.