Top Philadelphia news: Woman dies in house fire; court staffer fired after tearing down BLM signs

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By Hoodline - Published on June 16, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Philadelphia? Read on for everything you need to know.

Philly city court staffer fired after video shows him tearing down Black Lives Matter signs

The man who tore down the signs at Columbus Square park was identified as Michael Henkel, a Family Court writ-service supervisor.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

Ocean City High School senior signs with Phillies

A local high school athlete’s dreams are coming true. Ocean City High School senior Jake McKenna just signed with his favorite team, the Phillies.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Eagles guard Brandon Brooks suffers torn Achilles tendon

Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks will reportedly be out for the 2020 season.

Read the full story on FOX 29.

Woman found dead after flames rip through Feltonville home

An investigation is underway following a deadly fire in the 4600 block of Hurley Street on Monday.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Fire tears through row of North Philadelphia businesses

The fire at Germantown and Lehigh avenues started around 6:20 a.m. Monday and went to three alarms as more than 120 firefighters battled the flames for hours.

Read the full story on NBC Philly.

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