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Tuesday, July 5

FBI agents patrol the scene of a shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday, July 4, 2022.

• Fight mars Harrisburg’s July 4 celebration: Police said no shots were fired. (Source: Fox 43) In Philadelphia, two police officers were shot during July 4 festivities on the Ben Franklin Parkway. (Source: ABC 27)  

• City homeowners dunned for sidewalk repairs: Hundreds of homeowners are receiving letters informing them they are on the hook for mandatory repairs. (Source: LNP)

• Cleanup from storms continues: Weekend storms downed trees across Lancaster County. (Source: WGAL) A fresh round of windy thunderstorms is expected Tuesday afternoon. (Source: CBS 21)

• Philly implements large-scale affordable housing program: “Turn the Key” is expected to yield at least 1,000 houses in the $190,000 to $280,000 price range. (Source: WHYY)  

• National/world: Six dead in Highland Park parade shooting, suspect in custody. (Source: CNN) Avalanche in Italy kills at least seven. (Source: AP) West Virginia federal judge rules in favor of opioid distributors. (Source: UPI) Cheney says Jan. 6 committee could make criminal referral regarding Trump. (Source: CBS News) Brittney Griner writes Biden, seeking release from Russia. (Source: NBC News)