NewsWorks Tonight, January 26, 2016 – Full Show


    Bobby Allyn reports on the attempt by Congressman Chaka Fattah’s attorneys to quit the case. Temple University law professor Jules Epstein explains to Dave Heller yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling banning mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile offenders and the effect it will have on Pennsylvania, which has more of these cases than any state. Katie Colaneri looks at the closing of Israel’s Philadelphia consulate. Dave Heller and Erik Johanson, SEPTA’s Director of Sustainability, discuss a project in which the transit agency will capture and re-use the energy released by braking subway cars. Todd Bookman meets a Drexel University team that hopes to build a futuristic transportation pod. Peter Crimmins reports on the comeback of a classic TV show, as a reality show contest. 

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