25 September 2021
Protesters converge on Philadelphia City Hall — encouraging people to VOTE and PETITION
All of the places with severe winds or storm damage is below.1 year ago
All of the places with severe winds or storm damage is below.
Hundreds are laying in the middle of North Broad Street for nine minutes as a man said into a megaphone George Floyd's final words
Hundreds of people attended a peaceful vigil organized by the National Black Presbyterian Caucus, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, and Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Another ATM blown up. 4300 block of Township Line Rd in Drexel Hill. Police on the scene. Drexel/Township Line Rd blocked while police investigate.
State police are seen checking out this dark purple colored car with an Illinois license plate. This is in East Pittsburgh. Working to learn what happened. More on @KDKA
There's an ongoing state police investigation off of Rt 30 (Lincoln Hwy) in East Pgh. Police have a section of roadway blocked off, they're focusing in on this dark colored car, and we've seen them talking with several witnesses over the last 4 hrs
State Police have an area blocked off in East Pittsburgh near Center Street.
Rizzo's likeness was based on a photo of the former Police Commissioner and Mayor at a parade. In a way, it looks like he's waving goodbye to the city. Let's hope it's bye to racism and division in our city.
And while the Rizzo sculpture was being moved, @PhillyPolice get 911 call thay Frank Rizzo mural in South Philadelphia was vandalized overnight again. There have been severel incidents of paint being tossed on it previously
the moment the Frank Rizzo statue - long a rallying point for anti racism activists - was taken down last night. Some see the former Mayor + Police Comissioner as a devoted public servant- others think he represents racism and police brutality
Another ATM explosion in Fairmount. Deli owner says he hasn't had issues in the 20 years he's been here. Police think the recent blasts are coordinated effort. An offshoot from the looting.
Reported Dwelling Fire 526 Washington St, Allentown, PA Caller reports smoke seen in the home. AFD on scene investigating. : Heavy smoke coming from the basement. Stretching line into basement
2nd Alarmers at 800 N Markoe St at this under control dwelling fire providing rehab support
City crews, in the middle of the night, removed the Frank Rizzo statue from the front of the Municpal Services Building.
Statue of controversial Philadelphia mayor and former police commissioner Frank Rizzo REMOVED from front of Municipal Services Building. This comes just days after Mayor Kenney said he was expediting the removal. FrankRizzo
Crews have removed the bronze statue of controversial Philadelphia mayor and former police commissioner Frank Rizzo from the steps of the city's Municipal Services Building:
Loganville Barracks PA State Police loading up presumably to head to downtown York City where protests are ongoing. Image credit Craig Eldiablo
Two ATM machines were blown up at 61st and Woodland. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is expected there later to view the damage and talk with local merchants.
A 24 year old looter is dead after a looting attempt at a local gun shop, shot by owner.
Bomb Squad remains on scene at 2nd and Susquehanna where an ATM was blown up around 6am..several ATM's were blown up or vandalized overnight
ATM explosion earlier this morning, we were sent to 27th and Girard for reports of an ATM explosion. This ATM is housed behind a locked door. While we didn't see anything when we arrived, the calls are coming in.
A 24 year old man is dead after trying to blow up an ATM machine. This is at 2nd and Susquehanna in Philadelphia. Happened around 6AM
A man is dead in an attempted ATM explosion.1 year ago
A man is dead in an attempted ATM explosion.
PhillyPolice and the bomb squad are still on the scene of the ATM explosion that killed a 24 year old. Police tell he was trying to blow it up when he was seriously injured. Taken to the hospital where he died
Two people were hurt in a drive-by shooting last night in Union County
Pictures of Firing Lane gun shop's OTHER DOOR on Greenwich street side where looters tried to smash in and crowbar
@PhillyPolice say the 67y/o owner of Firing Line Inc. in Pennsport shot & killed a man who broke into his business with 2 or 3 others around 4am Tuesday. The owner was spending the night there after a previous burglary attempt
Police say armed looters shot after breaking into a gun shop. One dead. Owner says someone had tried breaking into shop before so he spent the night. Saw 3-4 men on surveillance. Started shooting when they got inside.
2/2 Not too long after this, @PhillyPolice get called from Jefferson Hospital Emergency that a man has just showed up with a bullet wound to his shoulder. Police suspect he was ALSO in the crew of looters and wounded by gun store owner in the shootout
South Philadelphia Gun Store owner shoots and kills one of 3 or 4 armed looters who pointed gun at him first. Lock on gate cut with bolt cutters. Back door shattered and kicked in
Multiple explosions and thefts of ATMs reported across Philadelphia overnight Philadelphia
Owner of gun shop shoots & kills man trying to loot his store. 2 or 3 other suspects fled.
A radio producer Jon Ehrens in Philly was beat up for recording a gang of bat-wielding white men who taunted protesters
Ittsburgh Public Safety said East Liberty is "secure." Officials said, "a number of businesses were vandalized and police made numerous arrests."
Video captured by @KYWNewsradio reporter @kristenjohanson shows members of @phillypolice and the National Guard take a knee during georgefloyd protests at police headquarters early Monday
Fishtown, Philadelphia: Confusion as the seeming leader proclaims "we did our job." and trying to get people to move
Dozens of policemen just arrived in Fishtown where two crowds have been in a stand off for a couple hours after a group of men walked up and down Girard Ave carrying bats and hammers
Police arrived ready to disperse the crowd. they turned around and headed toward the counter protest (the "I can't breathe" side)
There are two all white armed vigilante groups roaming Fishtown
Huge congregation of agitated white people with bats, golf clubs and billy clubs. n-words flying. overheard: "I'm ready to fuck shit up. you know ive been looking for a fight for the past 6 months."
More from the freeway earlier, police spraying protestors that stopped traffic.
This is the scene from when protestors were on the freeway in Philadelphia near art museum. Before police gassed the crowd.
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