Top Philadelphia news: Man shot execution-style; city asks for statue removal approval; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 25, 2020.

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City to ask art commission to approve removal of Columbus statue in South Philadelphia, mayor says

On July 22, the city will ask the Philadelphia Art Commission to approve the removal of the Christopher Columbus statue in South Philadelphia.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

This man spent 22 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit

John Miller's lawsuit is the latest in a string of events challenging the norms and practices of the city's criminal justice system in the late 1980's and 1990's.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Man charged with murder after woman's body found inside trash bag in East Germantown

A man has been charged with first-degree murder after a woman's body found was found inside a trash bag in the East Germantown section of Philadelphia.

Read the full story on 6abc Action News.

Police: 40-year-old man shot, killed execution-style in broad daylight in North Philadelphia

Police say a 40-year-old man was shot and killed execution-style in North Philadelphia on Wednesday evening. It happened shortly after 5 p.m. on the 3700 block of North Gratz Street.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Philly students secure historical marker commemorating 1967 school walkout notorious for Rizzo brutality

Though Alison Fortenberry was born in 2003, she wants you to remember 1967.

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.

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