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Top Philadelphia news: National Guard patrols in city; overnight looting, fires; more

Top Philadelphia news: National Guard patrols in city;  overnight looting, fires; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 01, 2020.

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

National Guard patrols in Philly; more overnight looting, fires

The Pennsylvania National Guard joined Philadelphia officers early Monday to help quell looting and violence in the city after a second day of unrest shattered neighborhoods citywide.

Read the full story on NBC10 Philadelphia.

Search on for driver after officer struck, injured by vehicle in Center City

Officers were attempting to arrest suspected looters Saturday night when a nearby SUV plowed into the bike officer and fled, police said.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Curfews in effect in many cities 

As of Saturday evening, curfews were in effect in Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

Read the full story on NBC News.

Dozens stand guard outside of South Philly Target to protect from looters

The group, called Stand Up Philly, came out to help the store as looting and vandalism continued throughout the city in response to the death of George Floyd. 

Read the full story on FOX 29.


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