Saturday, May 23, 2015

Wednesday's DN: Councilwoman Wants Answers On Cop Arrest

City Councilwoman Marian Tasco wants answers from the Philadelphia Police Department about why a cop being investigated for repeatedly raping a girl was allowed to retire right before being arrested and continued teaching classes at a city recreation center. Like a lot of people, Tasco first learned about all this from Tuesday's Daily News.

Wednesday's DN: Councilwoman Wants Answers On Cop Arrest

City Councilwoman Marian Tasco wants answers from the Philadelphia Police Department about why a cop being investigated for repeatedly raping a girl was allowed to retire right before being arrested and continued teaching classes at a city recreation center. Like a lot of people, Tasco first learned about all this from Tuesday's Daily News.

Legislation to approve table games at casinos in Pennsylvania is stalled in the General Assembly and a battle is brewing about who gets to control the tax money from those gambling attractions in Philadelphia if the bill ever becomes law.

The Daily News Editorial Board weighs in on the table games tax money fight.

And Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts determines that at least $4.5 million was spent by two candidates seeking one open spot on the state's Supreme Court in November.

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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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