Gizmodo reports the Department of Homeland Security deployed aircraft in Dayton, Ohio, New York City, Buffalo, and Philadelphia, among other cities. The drones and aircraft were taking footage of protesters demonstrating over the death of George Floyd by the police. The footage is now part of the 'Big Pipe,' which can be accessed by other federal agencies and local police departments for use in future investigations.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will discuss plans to safely reopen a US economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reports Biden will speak on the issue when he visits the election battleground of Pennsylvania on Wednesday for the third time this month. The former vice president in the Obama administration will meet business owners in a Philadelphia suburb.
Crime in Camden, New Jersey - a city of 74,000 on the Delaware River east of Philadelphia - has dropped since it dissolved its police force and rebuilt it in 2013 with a focus on community engagement. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Former Vice President Biden on Thursday participated in a roundtable discussion in Philadelphia that included small business owners, to discuss his plans on re-opening the economy safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizing a lack of guidance from the government.