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Top Philadelphia news: 50 ATMs blown up during unrest, causing 1 death; firefighter dies from COVID

Top Philadelphia news: 50 ATMs blown up during unrest, causing 1 death; firefighter dies from COVID
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By Hoodline - Published on June 04, 2020.

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

Surveillance videos show groups looting pharmacies in North Philadelphia

Two incidents were captured on surveillance video showing different times when groups of people intent on looting broke into pharmacies.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

50 ATMs blown up around Philly during violent unrest, causing 1 death

Explosions have hit 50 cash machines in and near Philadelphia since the weekend in a coordinated effort to steal them or take the money from them, authorities said Wednesday. One of the incidents resulted in the death of a 24-year-old man hours after he tried to break into an ATM early Tuesday.

Read the full story on NBC10 Philadelphia.

Vandalized Frank Rizzo mural to be replaced with one that 'better represents' community

Like the statue, the mural on Montrose and Ninth streets near the Italian Market in South Philadelphia has also been a source of controversy.

Read the full story on (SPC) South Philly CommUNITY.

Firefighter dies from COVID-19

The Philadelphia Fire Department has announced the line-of-duty death of a firefighter who was battling COVID-19. Eric Gore died Tuesday at Temple University Hospital.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.

Severe storms hit city

Heavy rain and gusty winds ripped through Philadelphia just before 1 p.m. Wednesday as severe storms blew through the Delaware Valley, causing downed trees, power outages and flooding.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.


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