Was surfing the Philly IMC site checking for the poop on the BIO conference and the corresponding demos there, and I came across this story (which I cut and pasted here):
"Protester Throws Water, Police Rush Crowd, Officer Dies Due to Heart Attack
Philadelphia Police Officer Paris Williams had an apparent cardiac arrest while chasing protesters in front of the Convention Center today. According to both demonstrators and police, he was not involved in the scuffle.
An interview with two demonstrators corroborates the birds-eye view video of NBC 10 which shows police officers breaking through a line of protesters during a mêlée at 13th and Arch Streets earlier today.
Eye-witness testimony says a demonstrator poured water on the shoulder of a Civil Affairs Officer. The officer pursued the demonstrator into the crowd. A scuffle ensued in which four demonstrators were arrested and one badly hurt. It is not known at this time what injuries were sustained. The violence marred what was otherwise a peaceful demonstration."
Hadn't seen anyone talking about it on PDX IMC, and hadn't seen it on the TV (I know, I know, don't hate), so I just wanted to give a heads up to everyone - could make things ugly at the next protest/march, considering the way things usually go in p-town anyway...