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Viral videos are showing police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania telling people to wear masks on public transportation to help stop the spread of Covid-19, and harshly enforcing this rule with non-complying passengers.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania say they may have a vaccine against the coronavirus, and a novel painless method to deliver it. It is currently being tested on mice with promising results.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has overturned a decision ordering all gun stores to shut down as part of sweeping statewide restrictions to stem the spread of Covid-19, adding them to a list of “life sustaining” industries.
A man in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who fired on police and barricaded himself in a house for hours, was shot and killed after a standoff. No other injuries were reported. The active shooter situation saw two schools locked down.
A former regional manager has sued Starbucks for racial discrimination, claiming she was fired because she was white after two black men were arrested for “trespassing” at a Philadelphia location she oversaw.
Two teens were injured as a shooting interrupted a high school football game in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood, forcing an evacuation of the stadium.
Philadelphia police attempting to serve a drugs warrant were drawn into an hours-long shootout after heavily-armed suspects opened fire, wounding at least 6 officers and terrifying residents in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood.
A woman in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been arrested after attacking her three-year-old daughter with a machete, sending the child to an emergency room in critical condition, local media report.
Children aged between 8 months and 7 years old were tragically killed in an early morning fire in Erie, northwest Pennsylvania, which engulfed a day care center. At least one adult has also been hospitalized.