The Department of Licenses and Inspections posts the names of people who appealed after being denied a permit to carry concealed weapons. “We also need their addresses and phone numbers,” says concerned citizen Straw Purchase Sam.
 The Philly Police Department asks L&I to take down the list; the agency complies. Then the FBI makes L&I drink a whole thing of sriracha. They are not your friends, L&I. Friends don’t bully each other like that.
[-1] Evidence presented at the racketeering trial of Philadelphia mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi reveals that a mobster named Tony Bananas once planned to kill Frank Sinatra. “My preferred method of whacking a guy is complications from dementia, heart and kidney disease, and bladder cancer,” says Mr. Bananas. “Kind of a slow kill but totally untraceable.”
[-2] A tire comes off a tractor-trailer on I-76, bounces off a Honda Accord and smashes through the roof of a Philadelphia Housing Authority building. Where it is placed on the waitlist for a housing choice voucher.
[+3] The FBI announces the launch of 1-855-FBI-TIPS for reporting corruption in the Philadelphia area. Plus a separate phone line just for Brett Mandel.
[+2] The $5.6 million Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge at 25th and Spruce opens, making it possible for runners and bicyclists to reach the recreational path without having to navigate train tracks. “And we get our mile-long garbage-train parking spot back,” says CSX. “Win-win.”
 A judge sentences the 28-year-old leader of a group of violent home invaders to 240 years in prison. Fast forward to 2252, as a 268-year-old man attempts to break into a biodome on the Main Line.
[+1] Philadelphia is one of three U.S. cities nominated for the 2013 Smart21, a list created by an economic/social-development think tank. Wait — that doesn’t say “fattest” or “ugliest” or “dirtiest.” This is … unsettling.
This week’s total: 3 | Last week’s total: -21