Mayor Nutter Wants to Give You $500

All you’ve got to do is provide information that leads to the recovery of an illegal firearm. It’s a part of the new crime initiative Mayor Nutter unveiled at a press conference in Strawberry Mansion this afternoon in an attempt to curb the violent crime epidemic that seems to be engulfing the city to start the new year. His idea is simple: got a gun, go to jail. It sounds reasonable enough. Any chance it actually works? [NBC Philadelphia]