Post-trial and pre-retrial, Brian McMonagle is ready to quit Bill Cosby. The defense attorney was in court Tuesday asking permission to leave the comedian's case ahead of the retrial for Cosby's alleged sexual assault of Andrea Constand. A hearing for McMonagle's request will take place later this month, and Cosby is due back in court for the new trial on Nov. 6. Get Cosby case updates delivered straight to your inbox by signing up here.
Sunoco's Pennsylvania pipeline construction has caused more than 90 spills — about 220,000 gallons of drilling mud. StateImpact PA shared the news, which was released as part of ongoing litigation. Check out the map of the spills, including a recent one in Delaware County.
Looking for a cheap way to get past humpday? Sure, you could get sloshed on basic booze at Sips, but there's a new Wednesday evening alternative. A pair of Philly fitness trainer pals have started weekly outdoor pop-up workout sessions. They're an hour long, in a different location every week, and absolutely free. Plus, you can always go out for a rewarding drink afterwards. Here's where to find it tonight and the schedule for the rest of the summer.
Pete Rose is being honored by the Phillies on August 11th and 12th. For now. Rose, slated to be inducted in the team's Wall of Fame this month, has been accused of committing statutory rape of a teenage girl while he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds back in the 1970s. The long and short: Rose is suing a guy for saying he was with underage girls while in his playing days, and during discovery, the guy getting sued found one of the women who said she was 14 or 15 at the time, not 16 like Rose claims. So...what are the Phillies going to do?
|What||"Whose Streets?" is a look at the tensions, motives, actions and aftermath of what happened in Missouri two years ago when Michael Brown was shot and killed by police. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis see their movie as a battle cry for activism and justice.|
|Where||Lightbox Film Center at 3701 Chestnut St. 19104|
|When||August 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm|
|How much||$12 / $8 students and seniors|
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In much lighter Phillies news... Tommy Joseph wasn't traded at the MLB deadline, so it looks like Triple-A stud Rhys Hoskins may have to wait for his chance at first base. Or will he? This is the same question we have at shortstop — Freddy Galvis or J.P. Crawford — and second base — Cesar Hernandez or Scott Kingery — as well. And in the outfield, there are several young draft picks who could be in the mix in the coming years at the major league level. So here's the thing: The Phillies have decent talent they can't just give up on, but the team stinks. So when is the time to trust the prospects? We took a look.
The most-ticketed block in Philly is the 500-block of South Second Street, according to the most recent PPA data. You know the block. It starts with Headhouse, ends with Square and has a drunken Wawa run in between. But, like the people in our video, you probably didn't know just how likely you are to get ticketed there. Want more parking info, videos and more? Sign up here for weekly emails.