Philadelphia looks to end the year without a bang


    In terms of homicide numbers, 2014 looks to be about even with last year in Philadelphia, but that follows a sharp drop from 2012 and a steady decline over the past seven years.  NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller looks at the state of gun crime in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania with Jim MacMillan, Editor of, and Shira Goodman, Executive Director of CeaseFire PA.

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