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Top Philadelphia news: 9-year-old fatally shot, 8 hurt in shootings; 3-year-old killed in crash

Top Philadelphia news: 9-year-old fatally shot, 8 hurt in shootings; 3-year-old killed in crash
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By Hoodline - Published on May 28, 2020.

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

Woman in custody after series of crashes that killed 3-year-old in Mayfair neighborhood 

Police say a woman is in custody after causing a series of crashes that killed a 3-year-old child in Philadelphia’s Mayfair section Wednesday. Police responded to a crash at Frankford and Magee avenues around 6 p.m. Witnesses said the driver fled the scene.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

9-year-old fatally shot, 8 injured; city's homicide count rises 12%

Gun violence continues unabated in Philadelphia, where overnight Wednesday a 9-year-old was fatally shot and two shootings involving four victims each highlighted the continuing problem.

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.

North Philly’s Stanton community health center now offers COVID-19 testing

Philadelphia has added more COVID-19 testing capacity, opening a new site at the Health Center 5 community clinic on N. 20th Street in the city's Stanton neighborhood.

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.

Megabus restarts Philly service amid confusion over roadwork behind 30th Street station

Intercity bus service is returning to Philadelphia, with Megabus announcing a limited schedule that starts with a few options and expands with additional destinations throughout the month of June.

Read the full story on Billy Penn.


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