Top Philadelphia news: Police commissioner resigns; woman killed, sister injured in stabbing attack

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Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigns

Mayor Jim Kenney, without offering specifics, said the resignation was due to allegations of gender or racial discrimination in the department.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Argument over social media post leads to double stabbing, police say

A woman died and her sister was in critical condition after the stabbings in the Brewerytown neighborhood Monday night.

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Philadelphia refinery lays off most workers

Philadelphia Energy Solutions notified its union on Tuesday that most workers would be let go immediately at the South Philadelphia refining complex, which shut down after a devastating June 21 fire.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Grieving Drexel scientists complete slain colleague’s study of assaults on first responders

Jasmine Y. Wright was dedicated to helping first responders who are assaulted while trying to help others.

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Police search for suspect in Boost Mobile robberies

Police are searching for a suspect wanted in multiple robberies at a Boost Mobile store in the Kensington neighborhood.

Read the full story on CBS Philadelphia.

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