Protesters took to the streets for a second night in a row as the presidential election inched closer to results. Protests and marches were underway in cities such as Philadelphia, Detroit and Chicago. The National Guard was mobilized in Portland and arrests were made in Minneapolis and New York City, with police confiscating weapons.
A passenger jet suffers an uncontained engine failure during a flight from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. One passenger is killed. The aircraft diverts to Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, City Council approves a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened and diet beverages, effective January 1, 2017. This the first so-called sugary drinks tax in a major U.S. city.
Two students, a male and a female in stable condition, are each shot in the arm by an at-large gunman, who may be a student, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Delaware Valley Charter School high school. [http:--news.msn.com-crime-justice-police-2-philadelphia-high-school-students-shot (MSN)]date=April 2020