Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Still Too Many, But...

Making progress.
PHILADELPHIA With Philadelphia on a pace to record a modern low for homicides in 2013, city officials pleaded with New Year's revelers to ring in 2014 without the celebratory gunfire that has marred previous holidays and changed lives.

With the countdown to the new year in its final hours, the homicide total was 246, lower than any annual total since 1967.