Articles by William Kenny

Senior man still missing

Relatives and police are still searching for a senior man from Bustleton who disappeared more than a week ago after leaving a neighborhood restaurant.


Gunman robs NE cell phone stores

The same gunman robbed three Northeast Philadelphia cell phone stores earlier this month, police say.


Neighbors complain about fumes; company continues operating

Complaining of chronic dirt clouds and fumes outside their homes, neighbors asked the operators of a Torresdale Avenue landscaping materials yard for some relief last Thursday during the monthly meeting of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association. But on Friday, it appeared to be business as usual at Britton Industries Inc., as a backhoe and trucks of all shapes and sizes continued to kick up dusty debris.


All lives matter

Amid nationwide tension, the Northeast rallies behind men and women in blue.   


Gunmen rob two men in Castor Gardens

Two gunmen stole $7,000 cash and personal belongings from two men during a robbery in front of a Castor Gardens home on Dec. 10.


Far Northeast man to stand trial for murder

A Far Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for murdering his stepfather, although the specific motive for the slaying remains a mystery.


A grand illumination

More than 7,500 people celebrated the start of the holiday season in Northeast Philadelphia at American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Annual Grand Illumination Tree Livghting and Fireworks Symphony.


Stray bullet hits teen in Wissinoming

A stray bullet entered a Wissinoming home and grazed a 13-year-old boy in the stomach as a gunman opened fire on the house during a failed robbery attempt, Philadelphia police say.


Rhawnhurst McDonald’s robbed at gunpoint

Two masked men held up a Rhawnhurst McDonald’s at gunpoint and made off with cash from the restaurant’s safe last Thursday.


Two attempts to lure children reported in the Northeast

Detectives from Philadelphia’s Special Victims Unit are investigating two recent attempts to lure children in the Northeast, one involving a 17-year-old girl and the other an 8-year-old boy.