Welcome to Monday, folks. Getting out of holiday mode and into work mode can be tough, but it's going to be a sunny day and the Eagles won, so the city should be perky. Before diving into today's news, enjoy this brief diversion: Prince Harry is engaged to an American.
— Aubrey Nagle
Complicating matters, six of the officers were vindicated in a 2015 criminal trial and five of them are back on the force.
How much will it cost? It could be $8 million for the narcotics cases, in addition to millions for other lawsuits alleging police misconduct — all ultimately shouldered by taxpayers.
The defense didn't allow a touchdown for the second straight game and Carson Wentz threw three, inching closer to a franchise record. Zach Ertz became the Eagles' first 100-yard receiver and Alshon Jeffery led a crowd-pleasing touchdown celebration that turned his teammates into bowling pins.
Oh, and in case you missed it, former Eagles coach Chip Kelly will be the next football coach at UCLA.
On Primary Day last May, city controller of 12 years, Alan Butkovitz, was unexpectedly voted out of office, to be replaced by political novice Rebecca Rhynhart as the Democratic nominee. Rhynart went on to win the general election. What's next for Butkovitz?
If he does run, it won't be the first time he's faced off against Kenney. Butkovitz has been a vocal critic of the administration, especially of the soda tax. We haven't even gotten through 2018 and already a 2019 race could be shaping up. What a world.
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