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Top Philadelphia news: Woman's body found wrapped in trash bag; 26 protesters arrested; more

Top Philadelphia news: Woman's body found wrapped in trash bag; 26 protesters arrested; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 24, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Philadelphia.

South Philly protesters call for defunding police; 26 protesters arrested 

Organizers said Tuesday's protest was against what they call racist vigilantes and their cop allies.

Read the full story on CBS Philly.

Woman's body found wrapped in trash bag in Germantown

Police say the body was found on the 5700 block of Musgrave Street around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Read the full story on FOX29.

City Council committee advances police reform proposals

One proposal would bring transparency to the city’s collective bargaining negotiations with the police union, and the other bill would ban chokeholds and similar restraints under most circumstances.

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.

'They're peaceful': State police release dashcam video from I-676 protest tear-gassing

The Pennsylvania State Police have publicly released never-before-seen dashcam footage from a law enforcement vehicle stuck on Interstate 676 in Philadelphia just before police tear-gassed protesters earlier this month. 

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.

Rally calls for saving Postal Service with $25B federal stimulus package

About 50 current and former postal workers rallied in front of the Benjamin Franklin Post Office on Market Street on Tuesday to call for a federal stimulus package that would give $25 billion to the struggling Postal Service.

Read the full story on www.phillytrib.com.


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