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RADIO.COM Staff
August 04, 2020 - 6:15 am
Police body camera footage has been leaked in the George Floyd case. Floyd, a black man died in police custody after a now-fired white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes in Minneapolis, MN on May 25.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Six people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing Pennsylvania state trooper cars along Vine Street during the night of unrest, vandalism and looting in Center City back in May. Read more here.
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International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 8 rally
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John McDevitt
July 24, 2020 - 4:55 pm
About 100 stagehands, electricians, sound techs, tour managers and other live events professionals wheeled roadie equipment cases around City Hall Friday, highlighting the economic hardships they’re still facing during the coronavirus pandemic. They’re asking for continued monetary assistance as...
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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Jennifer Bennetch, one of the organizers of the Parkway encampment, speaking to reporters.
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Pat Loeb
July 21, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said he met with organizers of a protest encampment on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Monday, and he’s hopeful it will be gone soon. Read more here.
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Allentown cop kneels on man
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KYW Staff
July 17, 2020 - 5:23 pm
Authorities say an Allentown police officer’s use of force was justified when he pressed his knee into a man's head while restraining him outside a hospital. Read more here.
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Jennifer Bennetch, one of the organizers of the Parkway encampment, speaking to reporters.
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Pat Loeb
July 16, 2020 - 12:27 pm
The City of Philadelphia has decided not to remove the homeless encampment on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, after all. They were supposed to dismantle and remove it on Friday. Read more here.
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Police officers and protesters clash
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KYW Staff
July 14, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law on Tuesday that progress police reform in Pennsylvania — one of the first states to pass legislation in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. The bills establish a database of officers’ employment history and require mental health evaluations. Read more...
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The tent encampment at Von Colln Field on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway doubles as a protest for homeless rights, but neighbors have raised concerns over sanitation.
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Pat Loeb
July 10, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Philadelphia officials say they have posted a notice of closure at an encampment on Benjamin Franklin Parkway that’s protesting the lack of affordable housing, after weeks of negotiations with the organizers fell apart. Read more here.
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Philadelphia protest
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Pat Loeb
July 08, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Hundreds of Philadelphia protesters who received citations for disorderly conduct and other minor offenses last month are off the hook. City officials have decided to waive all protest-related citations. Read more here.
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