NewsWorks Tonight May 1, 2015 – Full Show

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    Steve Trader reports on the US attorney for New Jersey’s announcement of one guilty plea and two indictments in the George Washington Bridge lane closing scandal. Bobby Allyn finds out why Philadelphia’s protests have been relatively peaceful following riots in other cities. NewsWorks blogger Solomon Jones comments on the riots that followed Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore. Katie Hiler reports on a Bucks County suicide hotline that is receiving a record number of calls and struggling to meet the demand. NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller talks with podiatrist Howard Palamarchuk who has volunteered to care for runners’ aching feet at the Broad Street Run for over three decades. And Dave Heller and Frank Newport, Editor-in-chief at the Gallup Poll, look at American’s feelings towards same-sex marriage by the numbers as the Supreme Court considers whether gay couples can marry nationwide. 

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