NewsWorks Tonight August 4, 2014 – Full Show


    Emma Jacobs reports from the funeral for the three children killed in a hit and run accident in North Philadelphia last month.  Tom MacDonald reports a judge has granted house arrest to three of six Philadelphia police officers facing corruption charges.  Keystone Crossroads’ Kate Lao Shaffner brings us to Oil City, Pennsylvania, which is trying to reinvent itself as an artist enclave.  We talk with Cabrini College Professor James Hedtke, whose new book chronicles the Freckleton, England air disaster–the largest civilian air disaster of WWII.  Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts wets our whistle with a discussion of space water.  And Peter Crimmins reports on the pending response to Philadelphia’s pop-up dining experience “Diner en Blanc” called “Diner en Noir.”

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