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Posts published in “Day: August 20, 2019”

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigns, mayor's office says

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. is resigning amid allegations of sexual harassment, racial discrimination within the police department, the mayor’s office has announced.
Source: ABC News 6

Organ donation from 10-year-old Central California girl will help 80 people

Francine Salazar was left brain dead when her family’s van was hit by a driver who ran a stop sign. Her parents decided to donate her organs.
Source: ABC News 6

Police kill armed man who held dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro

An armed man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television.
Source: ABC News 6

Jussie Smollett case: Hearing held on Chicago's lawsuit against 'Empire' actor

The Jussie Smollett case returned to federal court Tuesday morning for a hearing on the city of Chicago’s $130,000 lawsuit against the “Empire” actor.
Source: ABC News 6

Argument over social media post leads to deadly double stabbing in Brewerytown, police say

Philadelphia police are investigating a deadly stabbing in the city’s Brewerytown section and officials say social media is at least partly to blame.
Source: ABC News 6