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Man who filmed Arbery shooting video charged in his slaying

May 21, 2020

By RUSS BYNUM SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia man whose cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting helped reignite the case was charged with murder Thursday, making him the third person arrested more than two months after the slaying. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. was arrested on charges…

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Philadelphia Department of Prisons Announces Testing of All Incarcerated Individuals

May 20, 2020

City of Philadelphia–As part of the Philadelphia Department of Health’s (PDPH) expanded testing criteria for congregate settings, the Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) announced that it will begin testing all incarcerated individuals for COVID-19 coronavirus. The process will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, and is expected to take up to two weeks to test…

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District Attorney Krasner Submits Public Comment on Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services Application for CARES Act Funds

May 20, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (May 19, 2020) – District Attorney Larry Krasner on Tuesday submitted the following public comment to the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services (OHS) on its planned application for $3.8 million in Emergency Solutions Grant funds, which will be awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) as part of the Coronavirus…

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Judge reinstates charges in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash

May 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cars from an Amtrak train that derailed. Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has reinstated all charges brought against an Amtrak engineer for his role in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia in 2015 that killed eight people. The ruling Thursday by Superior Court Judge Victor Stabile overturns a…

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