Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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:


School bus fatally strikes pedestrian

Philadelphia police are investigating a Tuesday morning school bus accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian.


Fatal car crash in Bustleton

A 22-year-old woman died in a fiery two-car crash in Bustleton on Monday night that five others, including two infants, survived.


Elderly NE man nabbed in prostitution sting

An 83-year-old Bustleton man was among 17 alleged “Johns” rounded up by Philadelphia police in prostitution stings throughout the city last week.


Robbers sought in moving company heist

Two armed men robbed a Tacony moving company on Sept. 27, leaving detectives with a color surveillance video of the heist.


Crime log: October 16, 2013

Sept. 23 through Oct. 6


Two fugitives arrested in unrelated armed robberies

Police have announced the recent arrests of two fugitives in connection with two unrelated armed robberies of convenience stores in the Far Northeast.


St. Christopher School donates baby supplies to charity

For years, Kathleen Thompson and her colleagues at St. Christopher School in Somerton taught their students to be stewards of the community, particularly the less fortunate and distressed folks who live there.


Suburban woman dies in Somerton crash

A Montgomery County woman died after her car collided with a school bus on Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton last week.


Senior fights off armed robber

A senior citizen fought off an armed robber outside a Bustleton bank on Sept. 20, but the victim suffered a bump on the head in the process.