Modern Family and Homeland Clean Up at the Emmys

Plus: A gun goes off at PHL, the iPhone 5 will fix the economy, Germany says a Philly man is a Nazi war criminal, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

Homeland and Modern Family Clean Up at Emmys. Showtime’s terrorist drama Homeland and the ABC sitcom about a dysfunctional family took home a slew of awards from last night’s Emmys. Homeland accounted for Best Actor in a Drama, Best Actress in a Drama, Best Drama and Best Writing in a Drama. Modern Family earned hardware for Best Supporting Actor, Comedy Series, Best Supporting Actress, Comedy Series, Best Comedy Series, and Best Directing, Comedy Series. [NY Daily News]

Philly Man Target of Nazi Probe. An 87-year-old Philadelphia man is the target of a war crimes investigation. Johann “Hans” Breyer, a retired toolmaker, admits to working as an SS guard at Auschwitz, but says that he was stationed outside of the camp. He says he didn’t kill or rape anyone. [CBS 3]

Terrance Williams’ Is Running Out of Time. Monday marks the final day of testimony in a hearing to determine whether or not new evidence will allow Terrance Williams—convicted of a 1984 murder—to be granted a stay of execution. Williams is scheduled to be executed on October 3rd. [Inquirer]

The iPhone 5 Is Here to Fix the Economy. Experts suggest that the iPhone 5 might pump $3 billion into the U.S. economy this fall and could add a quarter-percentage point to the U.S. economy’s growth in the next three months. [USA Today]

Gun Goes Off at PHL. A flight attendant’s gun was accidentally fired at Philadelphia International Airport on Sunday. She says that she forgot it was in her bag. The bullet was fired into an employee break room, but no one was hurt. [6 ABC]

Arts Are Huge in Philly. Cultural organizations provide 44,000 jobs in Philly and the surrounding four counties, generating nearly $170 million in state and local taxes. Only Washington generates more money and no other city comes close to the type of cultural job creation offered by the Philadelphia region’s art scene. [Inquirer]

Officer Under Investigation Wants to Open Charter School. A Philadelphia Police officer at the center of a 2009 corruption investigation hopes to open a charter school for kids aspiring to become firefighters or fill other public safety roles. [Inquirer]