The Daily Numbers -- September 19
10 suspects on the list of 12 Most Wanted in Chester still on the loose. Police collared a second suspect this week.
11 arrests made by Upper Darby police in what they are referring to as Operation Trojan Horse, a drug crackdown in the Bywood section of the township.
2.76 million dollar settlement in case against Liberty Travel in which employees claimed they had been denied overtime pay.
25 age of suspect in the latest brutal beating of a person in a Center City Philadelphia subway concourse.
2 teens among three people shot late Thursday during an altercation in West Philadelphia.
3,000 dollars in Cowboys merchandise a fan says was stolen after the Monday night game in Dallas. The fan, who lives in Philly but went to the game in Dallas, had been hoping to get the items signed by Cowboys. After the game he discovered one of his bags was missing.
11 million dollar cash offer by Versa Capital, part of a $225 million deal to buy the Boscov’s department store chain.
50 million dollars being invested in neuroscience research by the University of Penn.
80 jobs being eliminated by the folks who run Zippo lighters in Bradford, Pa. You might say they’re going up in smoke.
1 cent drop in price of gasoline in the Philly region. Average price now sits at $3.67 a gallon.
1 as in Day One of the school year in Souderton, where teachers ended their strike and went back to the classroom today with an offer to put their dispute to nonbinding arbitration.
4,000 people who have turned themselves in as part of the “Fugitive Safe Surrender” program in Philadelphia. And there’s still two days to go in the program.
38 age of man in Montgomery County charged with trying to proposition a 12-year-odl girl on the Internet.
410 point jump on Wall Street after the feds announced a plan to rescue banks from the bad loans that hang like an anchor around their necks.
50 percent of the week’s losses made up in one day on Wall Street yesterday.
9 wins in 9 games this year for the Phils in Atlanta. They capped off a season sweep last night.
6 innings for Cole Hamels, who gave up 2 runs on 6 hits to get his 14th win of the year.
9 games left for the Phils, who still have a half-game lead over the Mets in the NL East.
2 more days before the Eagles try to get the bad taste of their loss to Dallas out of their mouth when they tangle with the Steelers Sunday at the Linc.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Anybody remember the Eagles? Suddenly the Birds are toiling in anonymity again as the Phils make still another unbelievable run to put themselves back in the NL East lead. I’m guessing that might change just a tad around 4 o’clock Sunday.
I Don’t Get It: The 26-year-old suspect in the brutal hammer attack on a rider on a SEPTA subway car has been ruled incompetent to stand trial after a mental evaluation. Ya think?
Today’s Upper: You can get a free ride this weekend on the regional rails as SEPTA tries to lure riders to try out their increased late-night service. The rails are free after 6:30 Friday and Saturday nights.
Quote Box: “My eyes couldn’t take it anymore.”
-- Juror in the child porn trial of John Jackey Worman, on the task of viewing horrific images of children being abused.