The Daily Numbers - July 31
5, age of Collingdale girl viciously attacked by a pit bull this week.
It appears as if she is going to be OK.
3 years probation for the former top aide to then-U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon.
Russ Caso will do 170 days on home monitoring and 100 hours of community service.
3 teen suspects believed responsible for a wave of vandalism at Mount Jacob Cemetery in Darby Township.
10,000 dollar fine, what residents who ignore the new open burning ban in Middletown Township could face.
15 years in federal prison for a Brookhaven man busted by the feds in an online sex sting in which the man thought he was “chatting” with a 13-year-old boy.
3,000 workers in Philadelphia that could be axed, according to Mayor Michael Nutter, if the state does not approve its budget plan. That includes 739 police officers, closing all rec centers, and ceasing all operations at city libraries.
416 million dollars in state aid for schools that is now in limbo because of the state budget impasse.
120 million dollars up for grabs in the Saturday night Powerball drawing.
200 dollar fine now in place in Dewey Beach, Del., for things such as littering or being caught with alcohol on the beach.
30 bags of heroin bought by a Minquadale., Del., man while he had his 7-year-old daughter in the car with him, police say.
300,000 dollars being put up by local philanthropist Gerry Lenfest to save the SS United States, the rusting ocean liner that now sits rusting at Penn’s Landing.
2 guilty pleas now entered by suspects in the fatal beating of Sean Conroy on a SEPTA subway platform in the middle of the day.
25 people who showed up at a Center City bar last night to hold their own “teachable moment” on race relations as the president held his own on the White House lawn.
40,000 dollars spent so far by a South Jersey couple who are involved in a bitter dispute over custody of their dog.
2 gunmen now in custody in the double-slaying at the Piazza apartment complex in Northern Liberties.
42, age of Lancaster County funeral director who was convicted yesterday of killing his wife.
22,782 vehicles purchased through the new federal “cash for clunkers”
program. They have already gone through $96 million and now the program is broke.
2 straight losses for the Phils, first time that’s happened since back on July 1.
3 errors by the Phils as they played one of their sloppier games of the season, losing 7-2 to the Giants.
7 runs surrendered in just 4 innings by Phils starter Rodrigo Lopez, who was victimized by the poor defense.
3.14 ERA taken to the hill tonight by Cliff Lee, who will make his debut in a Phillies uniform.
2 starting offensive tackles who are already on the shelf for the Eagles. Both Jason Peters and Shawn Andrews came up lame yesterday.
1 player still not in Eagles camp. That would be first-round draft pick Jeremy Maclin.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.The Eagles do not start hitting until today, and already they have a long injury list.
I Don’t Get It: Does the NFL really a month-long camp and four exhibition games? I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: There’s just something about the sound of the pads popping that can mean only one thing. It’s football season.
Quote Box: “This shouldn’t be theater. This shouldn’t be a circus.”
- Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell on Thursday, clearly irked at stalled budget process.