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#PhillyFive Developing Stories: March 31, 2015

Your early look at five stories we're following today.

Here's your look at five stories we're following today:

1. Overtime spending: Philadelphia's overtime spending rose again in 2014, with city workers raking in $215 million in OT.

2. Mumia's hospitalization: A lawyer for convicted Philadelphia cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal says the inmate was hospitalized for unknown reasons.

3. Police corruption trial: Opening statements are continuing today at the trial for six Philadelphia narcotics officers accused of shaking down drug suspects, stealing money and falsifying police reports.

4. Philly's budget: City Council is beginning to hear testimony today about Mayor Nutter's proposed $4 billion budget for the next fiscal year. The most controversial item in the mayor's final budget is a proposed 9.34-percent property tax increase.

5. City Commissioner's signatures: A judge has ordered City Commissioner Stephanie Singer's name to be removed from the primary ballot due to a lack of valid petition signatures. But Common Pleas Judge Joel Johnson is slated to hear motions in Singer's effort to stay on the ballot during a telephone conference this afternoon.