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Man, 19, dropped off at hospital after being shot multiple times in South Philadelphia: police

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man critically injured. Police say officers responded to Pennsylvania Hospital for a 19-year-old gunshot victim who was dropped off by a private vehicle early Wednesday morning just before 3 a.m. According to authorities, two suspects were inside the vehicle, believed to be a Nissan, with the victim. MORE LOCAL HEADLINESOfficials say the suspects fired multiple times, hitting the victim throughout his body on the 3200 block of Wharton Street in the South Philadelphia section of the city. The man has been placed in critical condition, authorities say. The investigation is ongoing and active, according to police. 

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First Black President of Springfield Township Commissioners resigns citing racism from fellow board member - - Usa - state Pennsylvania - city Springfield, state Pennsylvania
First Black President of Springfield Township Commissioners resigns citing racism from fellow board member
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. - The president of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners resigned after a year of trying to get a local police organization to not use the so-called ‘Blue Lives Matter’ flag as its logo.Eddie Graham says he wanted to give a voice to African-American residents and work on issues to bring equity and unity to the community when he was elected as commissioner eight years ago. Instead, Graham - the first and only Black Commissioner and the first Black President of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners - said he was met with hate and humiliation. He claims he was ostracized and humiliated from his first board appointment when he was appointed to chair a non-existent committee. "Mind was given to the Committee of Human Resources, which there were no members and I was the sole member, and the laugh was I could have my meetings wherever I wanted," Graham said. MORE LOCAL HEADLINESGraham also said he endured a fellow board member sending him a derogatory caricature that depicted Black people as lazy and dumb. "I said ‘Are you serious right now!?’ and he actually, instead of apologizing, he got belligerent," Graham said. Last year, when Graham saw the Springfield Township Police Benevolent Association changed its logo to the ‘Blue Lives Matter’ emblem, he expressed concern because he claims it is a symbol of white supremacy. James Lee, the new President of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners, wouldn't comment on the matter and referred FOX 29 to his comments from the Jan.
FBI: 50 artifacts stolen between 1968-1979 with decades of history returned to various Pa., East Coast museums - - Usa - India - France - state Pennsylvania - state Delaware - county Montgomery - city Newark, state Delaware
FBI: 50 artifacts stolen between 1968-1979 with decades of history returned to various Pa., East Coast museums
PHILADELPHIA - Dozens of stolen artifacts, some dating back to the French and Indian war, have been returned to their rightful owners.The Museum of the American Revolution hosted a ceremony on Monday to display the dozens of items stolen from various museums and historical societies between 1968 and 1979, before they were carefully packaged to go back to 16 different museums in Pennsylvania and five other states."Their long absence from public view, away where no one can see or learn from them was a loss both to society and our historic record," said Jacqueline Maguire Special Agent in Charge with the Philadelphia Field Office. "When items from the past are stolen, the real victim is our future."In December 2021, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania indicted Michael Corbett of Newark, Delaware, for possession of those firearms and other items stolen from museums in the 1970s.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: FBI: Artifacts stolen from Pa. museums in 1960s, 1970s returnedIn August 2022, Corbett pleaded guilty to the possession of stolen items transported interstate, and, in accordance with his plea agreement, turned over to the government additional stolen firearms to which he had access.The investigation that led to Corbett and the items, including a search warrant of his Newark home in 2017, involved a nearly decade-long investigation involving the FBI, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, and the U.S.
Philadelphia Phillies - Investigative report finds dangerous chemicals in old Veterans Stadium turf - - state Pennsylvania - city Philadelphia - county Lancaster
Investigative report finds dangerous chemicals in old Veterans Stadium turf
PHILADELPHIA - An investigative report conducted by the Philadelphia Inquirer discovered the presence of dangerous chemicals in the turf at the old Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. The report was sparked by the deaths of six Philadelphia Phillies players who died from an aggressive form of brain cancer before 60, according to the Inquirer. Their deaths led to investigations of the artificial turf at Veterans Stadium, where they all played. An investigative report by the Philadelphia Inquirer found PFAS, also known as forever chemicals, in the turf from the old Veterans Stadium.  (Jessica Griffin / The Philadelphia Inquirer)Investigative reporter Barbara Laker from the Philadelphia Inquirer joined Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the investigation and its implications. The Inquirer team purchased samples of the old turf sold when the stadium closed and sent them to a lab in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for testing. Lab results revealed the presence of PFAS in the turf. RELATED HEADLINESLaker says an investigative team spent months talking to experts about the dangers of PFAS, also known as forever chemicals and linked to several forms of cancer. "They call these chemicals forever chemicals because they stay in the environment forever. They stay in your body for years.