The Daily Numbers -- Jan. 31
15,000 dollar fine for the man a prosecutor called “king of the Penn-Delco castle.”
50 million dollars in state funds that will be earmarked for a project to build a professional sports stadium in Chester this afternoon.
16 as in the 16th and newest Major League Soccer franchise, the team that backers hope will play in that stadium under the Commodore Barry Bridge.
11 year-old boy who took the stand in a Media courtroom yesterday and described the events that led to a fatal stabbing involving a 13-year-old plunging a knife into his 16-year-old brother in a dispute over a video game.
6 years after his death, the memory of slain Upper Darby Police Officer Dennis McNamara remains. Friends gathered in his memory at Arlington Cemetery last night.
10 bucks, what it’s costing to get into some first-run movie theaters in the county. No wonder Netflix is so popular.
3.50 a gallon, what some experts say we’ll be forking over for gasoline by June. Gee, driving to the movies, catching a flick and getting some snacks might require a second mortgage.
20 people who are alleging brutality after Philadelphia police broke up a party Saturday night in Kensington. One person was arrested.
2 people shot, including a pregnant woman who was killed, in Frankford early this morning. The unborn baby is fighting for life.
1 man gunned down outside a Kmart in Northeast Philly Wednesday night. Not a good start to the Michael Nutter war on crime in the city.
6 percent dip in income for software giant SAP, which has their North American HQ out in Newtown Square.
700,000 bucks, annual salary for fired local TV anchor Alycia Lane, who is now filing papers indicating she will sue her old station, KYW-TV3.
10,000 dollars, what a Scranton man stands accused of offering a man to stab the Lackawanna County district attorney.
70, age of man who pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Erie County.
156 billion calories, the amount likely to be consumed by Americans during Sunday’s Super Bowl festivities.
43 point win for the Sixers as they put a serious hurting on the Milwaukee Bucks at the Wachovia Center last night.
3 straight losses for Villanova men’s hoops. They fell on the road in Pittsburgh last night.
23 to 17, the margin by which Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress says his team will topple the mighty Patriots Sunday.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
What does it tell us when the most exciting thing about Super Bowl weekend is Wing Bowl?
I Don’t Get It: We’ve now had two incidents involving fatalities that are believed to have their roots in disputes involving video games. How exactly does that happen?
Today’s Upper: Bring on the Sons of Ben. Looks like pro soccer is coming to Chester. And sooner rather than later.
Quote Box: “I am speechless and disgusted.”
-- Penn-Delco resident Josephine Hamilton, after hearing of the plea deal for former board President Keith Crego.