The lawsuits were filed the same day the city announced the resignation of Philadelphia Managing Director Brian Abernathy.
Mayor Jim Kenney called the statue of the late mayor and police commissioner a “deplorable monument to racism, bigotry, and police brutality.”
Police say Semaj O'Branty, who's in critical condition, was the unintended target of a drive-by shooting hours after the mayor announced plans to tackle gun violence.
“Our officers need help. They need help with gun control," Mayor Jim Kenney said after six officers were shot and injured during a standoff with an armed man.
Trump rescinded his White House invitation to the Philadelphia Eagles after most players planned to boycott the visit.
“I don’t know where he was raised, but his family didn’t do a good job raising that guy," said Jim Kenney.
I urge all Americans to stand together to support our leaders willing to embrace sugary drink taxes as a means to help their citizens live healthier, longer lives and addressing community investment needs or budget shortfall.
I love the Bern. I even feel the Bern occasionally. But I'm afraid he unwittingly stumbled into a sticky Big Soda trap last week when he declined to support the soda tax that Philadelphia's popular mayor Jim Kenney is fighting for.
The tax has been suggested as a way to pay for universal preschool in Philadelphia.
So is it just that liquid sugar lends itself to overconsumption, or does sugar in liquid form pose an especially tough burden on our body's metabolism?