Mar 29, 2024 - News

News Market: Trans visibility event canceled

Illustration of the statue of William Penn, from Philadelphia City Hall, reading the news on his phone.

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🏈 Former Giants running back Saquon Barkley revealed in a recent "New Heights" podcast episode that fans burned his jerseys and his family received threats after he signed with the NFC East rival Eagles. (Sports Illustrated)

⚖️ A Philadelphia man will spend more than five years in prison for his part in a long-running scheme to steal diesel fuel from Philly-area gas stations.

  • Prosecutors say 32-year-old William Cole used stolen credit card data to fill up tanks and resell the fuel at discounted rates. (NBC10)

🏳️‍🌈 Philadelphia canceled an annual transgender visibility event set for March 31 over "logistical concerns," the mayor's office said.

  • City Hall still raised the pride flag yesterday and it will remain up over the weekend. (Inquirer 🔒)

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