Philly announces street closures ahead of expected large protests over George Floyd death; Frank Rizzo mural set to come down this weekend
Demonstrators are protesting police brutality and the death of George Floyd for the seventh straight day in Philadelphia on Friday.
Philadelphia police inspector Joseph Bologna, accused of beating a Temple student during protest, expected to face aggravated assault charges
Video clips of the officer over several days show aggressive and disproportionate responses to people protesting against oppressive policing.
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.
Flood advisory for Philly region; nearly 65,000 still without power after deadly derecho and ‘rare’ day of storms
In all, 563,000 PECO customers lost power in storms this week. Flood watches have been posted for the entire region until midnight.
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.