Protests

Philadelphia rioting
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Kristen Johanson
June 17, 2020 - 3:39 pm
A Philadelphia woman has been charged with torching two police cars during the first night of rioting and looting in Center City. Authorities were able to identify the woman based on her accounts on online clothing sites, a massage video, and a tattoo. Read more here.
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This Nov. 23, 2019 photo shows Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Alexis Johnson in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
June 17, 2020 - 12:18 pm
A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter prohibited from covering the city's Black Lives Matter protests because of a tweet sued the paper on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Muhammad Ali's grandson, Jacob Ali-Wertheimer, and daughter, Khaliah Ali Wertheimer.
Mark Aizenberg Photography, LLC
Ed Benkin
June 17, 2020 - 6:00 am
Muhammad Ali was known for his activism as much as he was for his exploits in the boxing ring. Now, t hat activism is being continued by his family, including by his daughter and grandson. Read more here.
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Crews box up the Christopher Columbus statue in South Philadelphia
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Andrew Kramer
June 16, 2020 - 5:57 pm
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Marconi Plaza Tuesday afternoon to show their support for police — and one officer in particular. Read the latest here.
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Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells
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Kristen Johanson
June 16, 2020 - 3:49 pm
An arrest warrant has been issued in the murder of a transgender woman last week after cr ime scene officers spent part of Tuesday afternoon combing through a house in West Philadelphia that sources say is connected to the murder. Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia police stand guard in Marconi Plaza Sunday morning following reports of armed vigilantes around the Christopher Columbus statue.
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Kristen Johanson
June 16, 2020 - 3:13 pm
The Philadelphia police union is criticizing the move of a long-time police captain from his South Philly precinct to another, after cellphone video shows the officer warning a blogger to move during a standoff in Marconi Plaza. Read more here.
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yard waste
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Kim Glovas
June 16, 2020 - 1:52 pm
The recent protests centered in Philadelphia had an unexpected impact on a number of suburban communities, where yard waste pick-up was suspended. Read more here.
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Marty Rosenbaum
June 15, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Gianna Floyd, George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter is now a Disney shareholder thanks to a gift from Barbra Streisand. Floyd shared the news on her Instagram account thanking Streisand for the gift.
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Joe Cingrana
June 15, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Louisiana fans of superstar Britney Spears are looking to lean into current social justice reforms, asking for signatures to petition the city of New Orleans to remove Confederate statues and replace them with the Princess of Pop.
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 15, 2020 - 12:45 pm
The city will hire an “independent consultant” to examine how the Philadelphia Police Department handled the civil unrest during the beginning days of the George Floyd protests. Read more here.
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