Thursday's DN: Young, dumb & violent

Morgan Zalot looks at possible motivating factors for youths in the city who have taken part in random, violent attacks.

Two teens who savagely beat a Vietnam veteran in Olney last month were both sentenced to four years' detention. Meanwhile, three teens who randomly beat a cabbie and his passenger  in Center City were denied bail.

Stop us if you've heard this before, but: Bart Blatstein wants to buy the Daily News and Inquirer. Also, PMN discusses why a blog post about Blatstein was pulled from PhillyClout earlier this week.

Gov. Corbett wants to eliminate the state's General Assistance Program.