Evening News Roundup – February 21st, 2013

MikeTabon

A former Graterford Prison inmate, Michael Tabon, has set up a mock cell and has “incarcerated” himself on a hunger strike at the Berean Institute in West Philly. His message to children: “Jail is for suckas’.” Philadelphia Tribune has more.

anthony-nicodemo

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office will indict a grand jury in the trial of a Philly mob hitman, Anthony Nicodermo, reports the Inquirer. Witness intimidation is cited as the reason for using this secretive method.

gun

A Philadelphia shooting victim tells Axis Philly that solving the city’s – and country’s – gun crisis will take more than politicians getting involved. 22 year old Kyle Morris calls for a “holistic approach” in this video.

gatecrash

Geekadelphia has the lowdown on all things nerdy this weekend in Philly, including Magic the Gathering action and fun stuff at Barcade in Northern Liberties.

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