Sunday, May 3, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Occupy Philly splinters and shrinks

Some of the homeless people who have been camping with Occupy Philadelphia at City Hall have relocated to an old Conrail yard in Port Richmond after the city's 5 p.m. Sunday deadline to leave Dilworth Plaza. Still, some protesters linger at City Hall.

Tuesday's DN: Occupy Philly splinters and shrinks

Some of the homeless people who have been camping with Occupy Philadelphia at City Hall have relocated to an old Conrail yard in Port Richmond after the city's 5 p.m. Sunday deadline to leave Dilworth Plaza.  Still, some protesters linger at City Hall.

How did a woman who claimed she didn't know her birthday or how to spell c-a-t manage to allegedly scam Social Security benefits in several states?

And the "Week's Most Wanted" column in the Daily News is helping law enforcement agencies nab accused criminals.

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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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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