iradiophilly Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Streaming Radio for Philadelphia
More Music. Fewer Interruptions. Just what you want to hear.

 
FOLLOW: FREE MOBILE APPS:
facebooktwitter Apple AppStore Google Play Store
   
News
Talk about what's in the news
  Listen LiveListen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!  
 
 
Listen Live Listen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!
 
 
Advertise With Us
 
 
     

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
The Post  
 
Judge Stops DOJ From Blocking Grants; 4 Luring Attempts in Frankford; New Cosby Trial Date
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/15/17 5:41 pm | updated: 09/15/17 5:41 pm
 
A federal judge ruled today that the Department of Justice cannot withhold JAG grants from cities that do not meet a new list of immigration conditions set forth by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. 'Sanctuary cities' don't follow those policies and would certainly risk losing grant certification. The two biggest conditions include 1) allowing immigration officials access to jails 2) notifying immigration when an illegal immigrant will be released. Chicago, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, and Philadelphia all have filed suit to stop the DOJ. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber has granted a temporary "nationwide" injunction. The DOJ can't deny Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants based on those immigration conditions while the lawsuits play out.

Philadelphia Police are now investigating 4 separate luring attempts of young girls in the Frankford neighborhood. Three of them happened on Friday morning in the 8 a.m. hour, the other occurred on Thursday morning. The suspect described in each incident is similar but with some slight difference in the details. Each man is described as 30-40 years of age and driving a black vehicle, alternately white or hispanic, with or without facial hair. On Thursday around 8 a.m., a man was seen taking photos of children in a school yard on the 5300 block of Ditman Street. On Friday around 8 a.m., a man drove up to a 10-year-old girl, showed her money and a camera and asked if he could take her picture. She ran off to school and notified staff. Around 8:10 a.m. on the 5300 block of Jackson Street, the same thing happened to another girl and she also reported it to teachers. Close to 8:45 a.m. on the 5300 block Gillespie Street, a man called a third 10-year-old girl to his car. He began to unzip his pants and she ran off to school. Anyone with information should contact Special Victim Unit at 215-685-3252.

UPDATE: Two more incidents have been reported bringing the total to 6. On Wednesday, students at Watson Comly School reported a suspicious man standing outside of school. On Tuesday afternoon, several students were approached by a man in a dark vehicle on the 400 block of Tomlinson Road. He offered them cash if they got in the back seat. They all ran away.

The retrial for Bill Cosby will begin on April 2nd, 2018. It will be held once again at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA. The first trial ended with a hung jury in June.

 
Listen Live! Everything from Bach to Rock, Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
Choose from 20+ Internet Radio Stations today.
 
TOP STORIES
Suspects Arrested in Mechanic Shooting; Wildwood Wants Kate Smith Statue; Hatchet Hitchhiker Guilty - 04/25 2:46 pm

Manayunk Restaurant Caught Dumping; Traveling Minister +more Caught in Sting; 8yo Burned on Fire Pit - 04/24 2:47 pm

Hero Easter Bunny Wanted in New Jersey; Father and Son Shot in Burglary; Radnor Votes Later Opening - 04/23 11:54 pm

April 20/21 Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - Ordinary Normal - 04/22 5:03 pm

April 20/21 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's Marconi Experiment - Literature 102 - 04/22 4:51 pm

 
(0) responses
 

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
 

Welcome to iradiophilly! Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Welcome! Start listening now for FREE!  The music is always on, so choose a radio station and click to listen. You can find fun Events around Philly and you can list yours on our Events page FREE.  We will also promote cool Philly shows, events and fundraisers on the air FREE. There are also great opportunities to become a sponsor or advertise. iRadioPhilly supports the Philadelphia music and arts scene. If you are a local musician or performer, send us your stuff.  We will play it on our BYO radio station, Philadelphia's Local Stage. We're designing the radio stations and iradiophilly to reflect Philadelphia's music tastes, so we'll want your input. We're glad you're here. Invite your friends.

 
   
   
    FOLLOW: facebook twitter instagram gplus rss rss youtube
HOME | ABOUT | ADVERTISE | CONTACT | EVENTS | PHOTOS | PODCASTS | STATIONS | CONTESTS | SPONSORS | BUSINESSES/ORGs | SCHEDULE | SITEMAP | THE POST   © 2010-19 iradiophilly 501(c)(3)
    Site Design by Bananaland | Built by quadpain media