The Last City ‘sorry’ for blocking the view of Eagles’ parade

PHILADELPHIA – The Latest news about the aftermath of the Philadelphia Eagles’ parade (all times are local):

5:10 pm

Philadelphia officials are apologizing to the fans that their view of the Eagles’ parade blocked by an accordion bus with the police.

The city on Friday responded via Twitter a picture of the extended bus stop in front of a group of people as the parade passed.

Angry Eagles fans wrote on the social media site that they stood for hours in the cold on Thursday only at the time that they were waiting for, being blocked by the buses. Others posted videos of the incident .

The city Twitter account, says the parade was a “fluid situation” and that officials’ first concern is always public safety.

Hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated the Eagles’ first Super Bowl title during the hours-long parade.


12:00 pm

Philadelphia officials say two people were stabbed, one officer was attacked and four police cars sustained minor damage during the Eagles’ Super Bowl parade.

Philadelphia Police Department Commissioner Richard Ross on Friday said that there are a number of “small problems”, including two arrests, in a relatively quiet celebration Thursday of the Eagles’ first Super Bowl title. He says that both stabbing victims of the disaster have survived and that the two arrests for violence.

Officials also said a Jumbotron was deposited as fans climbed.

Crews on Friday were picking up trash left behind by fans who watched the team travel in an open-top double-decker buses of their stadium to the art museum steps made famous in the “Rocky” movies.

The Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 Sunday.


6:30 pm

Philadelphia is the cleaning of the streets, a day after hundreds of thousands celebrated the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory with a parade.

Crews on Friday are to clean up left behind as fans saw the team travel in an open-top double-decker buses Thursday from their stadium to the art museum steps made famous in the “Rocky” movies.

Coach Doug Pederson was a part of the route, while carrying the Lombardi Trophy, allowing fans to touch the shiny hardware.

Looking more like a genie in a Mummer’s outfit than a football player, center Jason Kelce gave voice to every frustrated Philly fan with a passionate and profane speech.

To Sunday 41-33 victory over the favored New England Patriots, the Eagles remained the only team in their division without a Super Bowl title.

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