Driveways around Philadelphia Mills ( Franklin Mills)  were closed off with barricades, in anticipation of the National Guard which will be deployed by tomorrow. During the night of October 27 into the 28th, 2020, large gangs of thieves made their way into Northeast Philadelphia. Several people were seen with shopping carts jammed full of stolen goods. ©2020 FOX Television Stations, Second protest seeking Justice for George Floyd planned Sunday at City Hall. This post may be updated as more information becomes available. Mayor Kenney on Sunday ordered all Philadelphia businesses to close. While much of the attention has been paid to people looting large screen TVs from Walmart and sneakers from shops all over the city, The Philadelphia Fire Department has been working on overdrive to keep up with blazes around town. Nearby, a steady stream of looters were seen exiting the Family Bargain with merchandise. According to the 2000 Census, the Northeast has a sizable percentage of the city's 1.547 million people —a population of between 300,000 and 450,000, depending on how the area is defined. Peaceful protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week gave way to violence, looting, and vandalism Saturday across the country. Why aren’t fires, vandalism in black on black, it’s only when it is white on black, then it is “RACIST”. The nearby liquor store had a smashed window and a Game Stop near Academy and Grant was looted. Alex Lloyd Gross Photo-Delaware Valley a liqueur store on Cottman Ave has a busted window. End of story. “A large group of around 1000 people is looting companies in the Castor and Aramingo area”, said the local police on Tuesday evening (local time). For the latest local news, sports and weather, download the FOX 29 News app. Riot shields. The EMS incidents went way down on Sunday — from 703 to 52 — but the fire count went up, with the fire department reporting 223 fire incidents on Sunday. On Sunday morning, looting continued at businesses along Walnut Street while citizens attempted to clean up the path of destruction leftover from Saturday. Nearby, reports indicate that every store along Kensington Avenue was hit by looters earlier in the afternoon. It was not limited to west Philly, where the shooting happened. They were using the police shooting of Walter Wallace as an excuse to break into businesses . As of 7:30 a.m. on Monday, the Philadelphia Fire Department reported that firefighters were still trying to put out 24 fires, with the densest cluster in West Philadelphia. Police in SWAT gear arrived on the scene and attempted to control the remaining rioters. A second hit like this may not allow some business to recover. The fire department released the following map showing those active fire locations: For Saturday, the fire department reported 703 total EMS incidents and 156 fire incidents. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Your email address will not be published. They will talk past an item costing $6000 to steal a rack of damaged clearance. ordered all Philadelphia businesses to close. A Target in Wynnefield Heights became a hot spot for looters. Kensington, one of the most impoverished parts of Philadelphia, is just northeast of the epicenter of yesterday's violent riots in Center City. The city announced that all municipal offices would be closed on Monday due to the aforementioned fires, looting, and other forms of civil unrest and the cleanup that is now required. The thieves are emboldened because the feel DA Larry Krasner will cut them a break. The latest news from the Philadelphia riots: the arrival of the National Guard; a city on fire; and yet your trash will get picked up right on schedule. They need to remove Kenney from office. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. The sudden appearance of the National Guard in Philadelphia has some residents appalled, the idea of United States military patrolling its own citizens. And yet your trash will be picked up right on schedule. They dropped the TV’s  and ran off. 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NAfter the death of an African American in the American state of Pennsylvania, riots broke out in the city of Philadelphia for the second night in a row. Beginning in the 1980s, many of the Northeast's middle class children graduated from college and settled in suburbs, especially nearby Bucks County. The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which funnels traffic directly into Center City, has also been shut down. At a Sunday press conference, both Mayor Jim Kenney and police commissioner Danielle Outlaw were quick to separate the actions of those participating in the violent riots from those of the peaceful protesters seen earlier in the day. Target said it temporarily closed or adjusted hours at more than 200 stores in response to national violence over the weekend, but most were scheduled to reopen Sunday Monday. Northeast Philadelphia, nicknamed Northeast Philly, the Northeast and the Great Northeast, is a section of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.According to the 2000 Census, the Northeast has a sizable percentage of the city's 1.547 million people —a population of between 300,000 and 450,000, depending on how the area is defined. Looters hit drug store in West Philadelphia. A large crowd ransacked a corner drug store on Walnut Street and 52nd Street.