Philadelphia Cleaning Up After Some Celebrations Turn Unruly
Revelers shot off fireworks, drivers beeped their horns and Philadelphians young and old descended on Broad Street.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia was cleaning up Monday after pockets of Super Bowl victory celebrations turned unruly overnight, with rowdy Eagles fans smashing department store windows, looting a gas station convenience store and toppling a number of the city’s famously greased light poles. The vast majority of revelers celebrated peacefully, and police made only three arrests, said Ajeenah Amir, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jim Kenney. “Tens of thousands came out and celebrated this amazing victory,…