Overtime fight among Philly police; new Philly Census figures detail inequality | Morning Newsletter

December 6, 2018

By Staff

Is it cold enough for you? Well, this morning’s top stories are more likely to send a chill through the air than warm you up. My colleagues David Gambacorta, Helen Ubiñas, and Dylan Purcell report that there’s a fight over overtime in the Philadelphia police homicide unit as murders rise and fewer cases are solved. Plus, new U.S. Census Bureau figures out today describe a bleak Philadelphia, one where the city has not recovered from the recession and inequality has become the norm. There is some good news, depending on your point of view: street sweeping is coming back.

— Aubrey Nagle (@aubsn, morningnewsletter@philly.com)

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