Saturday, May 23, 2015

TGIF - guns, cops and the waterfront

More on the Supreme Court ruling on the DC gun ban. Jill Porter on the gun industry. State Sen. Vince Fumo spent the night in hospital after collapsing on the state Senate floor. Mayor Nutter reveals his plans for Penn's Landing. Clout reports on a City Hall security snafu. Officers at the hall wouldn't let Daniel Moffat in the building without a police escort. Moffat made headlines weeks ago when he was detained and his home was searched after he and friends circulated petitions about police brutality. He was never charged with anything. The mayor's office later called the situation an "overreaction."

TGIF - guns, cops and the waterfront

More on the Supreme Court ruling on the DC gun ban. Jill Porter on the gun industry.

State Sen. Vince Fumo spent the night in hospital after collapsing on the state Senate floor.

Mayor Nutter reveals his plans for Penn's Landing.

Clout reports on a City Hall security snafu. Officers at the hall wouldn't let Daniel Moffat in the building without a police escort. Moffat made headlines weeks ago when he was detained and his home was searched after he and friends circulated petitions about police brutality. He was never charged with anything. The mayor's office later called the situation an "overreaction."

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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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