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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Investigative Reporter Mitch Blacher combed through dozens of detailed allegations from two veteran police officers. Both officers were women, minorities and detailed the specific allegations of racial and sexual harassment they faced at work. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned after the lawsuit accused him of not properly handling the allegations.

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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
NJ Could Take the Lead on Smart Guns

NJ Could Take the Lead on Smart Guns

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law earlier this year a measure making smart guns - which are designed to only be fired by its owner - available in the state, reversing a previous state law stopping them from hitting the market. But some say it's a product they don't trust. NBC10 Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher explains.

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Friday, Aug 9, 2019
Ghost Forests in South Jersey: Clear Signs of Climate Change

Ghost Forests in South Jersey: Clear Signs of Climate Change

Salt water from the rising Atlantic Ocean is killing a forest outside Atlantic City, New Jersey. The ocean has risen 1.5 feet in South Jersey since 1911, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration. It has risen six inches since the 1980s.

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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
Johnny Doc and Bobby Henon Appear in Court

Johnny Doc and Bobby Henon Appear in Court

Union leader John Dougherty and Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon argued that their cases should be tried separately. Both men are swept up in a 116 count federal indictment revolving around embezzlement and conspiracy.

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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
Second ACCT Philly Leader Out of Office in a Year

Second ACCT Philly Leader Out of Office in a Year

Susan Russell, the executive director of ACCT, is resigning from the shelter in Philadelphia after only serving 10 months. ACCT is one of the lowest funded animal shelters in any major American city and is in desperate need of leadership. With Russell's resignation, it is the second time the executive director has been changed since 2018.

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Monday, Aug 5, 2019
Has the Number of Hate Groups Increased?

Has the Number of Hate Groups Increased?

According to civil rights advocates at the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups across the nation has cracked 1,000. In the aftermath of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher takes a look back at an earlier report on hate groups in the Pennsylvania region.

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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Gov. Tom Wolf Announces $4.3 Million Plan to Help Remove Lead From Philadelphia Schools

Gov. Tom Wolf Announces $4.3 Million Plan to Help Remove Lead From Philadelphia Schools

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf committed more state money to getting lead out of Philadelphia schools. NBC10 Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher spoke to the governor about his plan as well as what he’ll do about lead in Pennsylvania homes.

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Monday, Jul 22, 2019
What Newest Bankruptcy Means for South Philly Refinery

What Newest Bankruptcy Means for South Philly Refinery

  The owners of the decades-old gas refinery in South Philadelphia have once again filed for bankruptcy. This time, however, it’s to close down the facility. But could another entity buy the property?  

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Friday, Jul 19, 2019
Sore Throats, Headaches and Odors Linger After Refinery Explosion

Sore Throats, Headaches and Odors Linger After Refinery Explosion

It has been a month since the refinery explosion in South Philadelphia. Residents in the area have been complaining about the side effects they have been experiencing, such as unpleasant odors, headaches and sore throats. Authorities say the odor will continue until the refinery shutdowns.

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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Wrongful Philadelphia Convictions: Chester Hollman Goes Free, Is Willie Veasy Next?

Wrongful Philadelphia Convictions: Chester Hollman Goes Free, Is Willie Veasy Next?

Questions still surround numerous high-profile cases from the early 1990s because of renewed interest in recent years. A string of overturned murder convictions is leading to pressure to look into other cases. One man, Chester Hollman, was freed this week after 28 years behind bars. A witness recanted.

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