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Top Philadelphia news: Asbestos found in alternate schools; man shot, killed in West Philly; more

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Philadelphia.

SPCA steps up search for person who left dog to die in trash can

Pringles, a Yorkshire terrier, was found in a trash can in North Philadelphia last Thursday. She also suffered a head injury.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Man shot, killed in West Philadelphia

Police say the man, believed to be about 30 years old, was shot multiple times in the head, shoulder and back Tuesday night.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Asbestos found in alternate schools proposed for Ben Franklin and SLA students

Both schools proposed as alternates for the 1,000 students being relocated by the School District of Philadelphia because of asbestos have also been found to contain asbestos in the last five years.

Read the full story on Billy Penn.

Demonstrators gather outside of district attorney's office

On Monday, District Attorney Larry Krasner reduced a murder charge to voluntary manslaughter against Michael White, the man who police say stabbed Sean Schellenger. Demonstrators, including the victim's mother, rallied outside of Krasner's office Monday night.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.


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