With COVID-19 cases down, Philadelphia region moves to ‘yellow’ reopening status today
Retailers, day cares, and offices in the city are reopening on a limited basis for the first time in about 10 weeks. Outdoor eating is to be approved in a week.

Election results in Philly are going to take even longer than expected: Half the votes still haven’t been counted
The outcomes of a number of races in Tuesday’s primary won’t be known for several weeks, and the city may miss a legal deadline for certifying the results.

Philadelphia Archdiocese's churches to resume in-person mass, as city moves into new reopening phase
As Philadelphia waded into a yellow reopening phase, Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez said Friday that churches in the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia would resume Sunday mass this weekend, despite city orders restricting indoor gatherings.

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10,000 SEPTA Key cards soon expire. Despite coronavirus, you’ll still have to get a new one in person.

Riders instead can get new Key cards at kiosks, SEPTA sales offices, and other retail locations.

Six percent of asymptomatic Philly inmates tested positive for COVID-19 as jails move to the ‘yellow’ phase

That infection rate is significantly lower than that found in other detention centers across the region. But inmate advocates say that's because city waited so long to test everyone in its custody.

Minneapolis bans police chokeholds in wake of Floyd death

Negotiators for the city of Minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban the use of chokeholds by police and to require police to report and intervene anytime they see an unauthorized use of force by another officer.

Meek Mill’s new protest song is a message from the ‘Otherside of America’

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill's new protest song, released at the end of a week of historic protests across the nation, is called "Otherside Of America."

He spent 23 years on death row for a Philly murder he said he didn’t commit. On Friday, a judge overturned his conviction.

A Common Pleas Court judge overturned Walter Ogrod’s conviction, citing critical errors in his case, including evidence withheld by previous prosecutors and police.

Cherry Hill attorney poised to become first black female justice on N.J. Supreme Court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy nominated Fabiana Pierre-Louis for a seat on the seven-member high court.

As region enters 'yellow' phase, SEPTA makes face masks a requirement

“The enforcement of this is going to be the same as it is now,” SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richard said. “We expect everyone to comply. We are going to need everybody’s help in doing so.”
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