The Daily Numbers -- Jan. 11
4 suspects in the case, which apparently started when they spotted another driver who they belive had robbed them several weeks ago, and opened fire on him.
10,000 dollars in charges that are being reviewed as part of an investigation into Thornbury Township finances. The treasurer has been fired amid the probe.
1,000 dollar reward now being offered for information in the brutal killing of a pit bull outside an abandoned building in North Philadelphia.
2 local teens charged with murder in Kentucky in a police chase that wound up with their car striking the parked cruiser of a sheriff’s deputy. The deputy and his K-9 partner were killed. The two teens are from New Castle County, Del., and Lincoln University in Chester County.
5.7 percent decrease in revenue for Atlantic City casinos recorded last year. It’s the first time that’s happened in 28 years. All fingers are being pointed at the bustling business being done by Pennsylvania’s new slots meccas, including Harrah’s Chester.
850 bucks drained from the account of a Chester County woman after her purse was stolen at a shop in Exton. Police believe a man and woman have teamed to hit six women in the area in the last three weeks.
6 years, how long a student teacher allegedly harassed 20-year-old woman who was in his class when she was a ninth grader in Bucks County. He now faces trial.
19 year old shot and killed Thursday night outside a food market at 57th and Arch in Philadelphia.
400 jobs that will be created with $5 million in state loans going to projects in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. None for Delco, unfortunately.
19,995 students in Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. Teachers and the archdiocese are entering into streamlined talks in hopes of avoiding contract problems.
3 complaints a day, that’s what Philadelphia International Airport says it is getting since it put flight path changes into place.
250,000 being paid by two local Kia dealerships for what the attorney general’s office calls deceptive ads.
3 goals for Scott Hartnell as the Flyers blew away the Rangers last night, 6-2, in the Big Apple.
6 wins in their last 7 games for the orange and black.
60 points for the girls from Ridley as they rolled over Marple Newtown in girls hoops last night.
0 playoff games for the Eagles this weekend. They’ll be in front of the tube just like the rest of us.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Bob Clarke is taking a different view of the latest incident involving loose cannon Steve Downie, who took a poke at a foe who was being restrained by an official after a scrum. Gotta love Clarkie. Shades of Valerie Kharlamov.
I Don’t Get It: Talk about heart-breaking. It turns out Chuck Cassidy, the Philadelphia policeman who was slain when he walked in on a Dunkin Donuts burglary, had a previous run-in with the suspect. He actually chased John Lewis after a heist at the very same coffee shop a few weeks earlier. Lewis escaped. Unbelievable.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to Chester Upland School District boss Gregory Thornton, who is floating a novel idea to take the Village Charter School and bring it under the district’s wing at the end of the year. That’s thinking outside the box.
Quote Box: “I am so glad no one was killed.”
-- Witness to the wild shootout that played out on Chester streets Thursday when several suspects opened fire on a car, and then on police when they responded to the scene.