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Puerto Rican Day Parade

Joanna Otero-Cruz, executive director of El Concilio, talks about the upcoming Puerto Rican Day parade and festival during a City Hall news conference on Wednesday. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Organizers Of Philadelphia’s Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade And Festival Invite Entire Community To Take Part

Joanna Otero-Cruz, executive director of El Concilio, says this year’s parade will feature some 1,500 participants.

09/10/2014

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Thousands Gather For Puerto Rican Day Parade In Philadelphia

Crowds gathered on Benjamin Franklin Parkway Sunday for the 51st Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade.

09/29/2013

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says more supervisors will be on hand during and after this year's Puerto Rican Day parade.   Photo by Paul Kurtz)

City Officials Plan For a Calmer, More Controlled Puerto Rican Day This Year

Officials have announced plans for the first annual Boricua Fest, to take place at the Dell East following the Puerto Rican Day parade on September 29th.

09/17/2013

(Aida Guzman, center of photo, listens as her attorney, Enrique Latoison, left, speaks with reporters.  Credit: John McDevitt)

City Settles Lawsuit With Woman Hit By Cop During Puerto Rican Day Parade

Aida Guzman, seen on video getting struck in the face by a Philadelphia police lieutenant, has settled her case against the City of Philadelphia.

05/12/2013

(Former Philadelphia police lieutenant Jonathan Josey. File photo)

February Trial Set For Philly Cop Charged With Striking Woman After Parade

DA Williams says that Lt. Jonathan Josey went beyond the scope of the force he was permitted to use.

12/17/2012

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Cop Who Allegedly Hit Woman After Puerto Rican Day Parade Turns Himself In

The fired police lieutenant charged with simple assault for knocking a woman to the ground following September’s Puerto Rican Day festival in North Philadelphia has turned himself in.

11/16/2012

(Former Philadelphia police lieutenant Jonathan Josey. File photo)

FOP: Philly Officer Who Punched Woman Following Puerto Rican Day Parade To Be Charged

The Philadelphia Police officer who was caught on tape punching a woman in the face following the Puerto Rican Day Parade in September will be charged, according to the Fraternal Order of Police.

11/14/2012

(Former Philadelphia police lieutenant Jonathan Josey. File photo)

Philadelphia FOP Stands Behind Officer Fired For Videotaped Slapping Of Woman

Jonathan McNesby, president of FOP Lodge 5, says Commissioner Charles Ramsey’s decision to fire Lieutenant Jonathan Josey will be appealed.

10/04/2012

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Philadelphia Police Lt. Who Punched Woman On Tape To Be Fired

The Philadelphia Police lieutenant seen on video allegedly punching a woman during Sunday’s Puerto Rican Day celebration will be terminated, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said Wednesday.

10/03/2012

Stigall Show Log 10.2.12

Chris reviews video of a police officer striking a woman at the Puerto Rican Day Parade and discusses it with CBS 3’s Walt Hunter. He also talks to Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation and Ann Coulter.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/02/2012

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