Apr 24, 2024 - News

News Market: A crabby ending

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πŸ¦€ A group of men allegedly beat a truck driver after he confronted them while they were stealing 100 cases of snow crab from the back of his vehicle last week, police say. The men made off with about $30,000 worth of crab. (USA Today)

πŸ’° Philadelphia Sheriff Rochelle Bilal is back in the national spotlight after an expose revealed that her office spent over $9,000 on a custom mascot costume for Deputy Sheriff Justice. It was one of several purchases the office made using public funds the Inquirer reported should've been returned to the city.

  • The outlet tracked $2 million from a sheriff account used to make 700 "discretionary purchases."

πŸ€ The NBA acknowledged that Sixers guard Tyrese Maxey was fouled multiple times during a sequence at the end of Monday's loss to the Knicks, including before New York's go-ahead 3-pointer.Β 

  • The Sixers protested the officiating, but it didn't change the outcome of their 104-101 setback in Game 2 of the team's playoff series. (6ABC)

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