Evening News Roundup – February 8th, 2013


Newly-elected Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane unilaterally closed a loophole this afternoon that allowed gun owners with Florida permits to carry in our state, reports City Paper.


More tragic news in our city’s gun crisis: According to Gun Crisis News, at least 17 people were fatally shot in January, and over 50 wounded. “The oldest victim we recorded was a 56-year-old man who was shot in the head during a home invasion,” and the average age of Philadelphia gun victims was 28.


Philadelphia Tribune takes a look at the tireless work of Dr. Marita De Guzman Viloria, who has been fighting to end human trafficking for over 20 years. Dr. Viloria recently spent time researching at a Germantown women’s shelter.


How does Philadelphia remember its jazz heyday – and specifically the life of John Coltrane, who moved here at age 18 – when so much of it is gone? Hidden City Philadelphia tries to answer that question.

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