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Top Philadelphia news: Fraudsters scam city's immigrants; suspects steal iPhones from store; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Philadelphia.

New lighting brings historic Laurel Hill Cemetery alive at night

The 184-year-old Laurel Hill Cemetery is the first to install permanent architectural lighting for its grand mausoleums.

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Bloomberg apologized for ‘stop-and-frisk’; don't expect surrogate Michael Nutter to do same

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, now Bloomberg’s campaign chairperson, helped craft the speech in which Bloomberg apologized for stop-and-frisk. But you won’t hear that kind of apology from Nutter about the use of the tactic in Philly during his eight years as mayor.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

How 2 fraudsters got away with scamming immigrants 

Some immigrants flee crime and violence only to fall prey to fraudulent immigration services providers in the Philadelphia area.

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US attorney in Philly compared Jim Kenney and Larry Krasner to slaveholders

U.S. Attorney William McSwain evoked the memory of President Abraham Lincoln to compare Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner to slaveholders who sparked the Civil War and Southern segregationists who opposed civil rights.

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Video shows 2 suspects stealing iPhones from AT&T store at Philadelphia Mills

Newly released video shows two people stealing several iPhones from the AT&T store inside Philadelphia Mills.

Read the full story on 6abc Action News.


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