The Daily Numbers - Oct. 25

The Daily Numbers: 16, age of suspect in drug-related shooting yesterday in Darby Township. He surrendered with his dad at his side.

18, age of man shot in abdomen. Police believe the shooting stemmed from a drug deal gone sour.

14, age of victim in a shooting in Chester last night.

2 teens shot since the weekend in the city.

3 to 23 months in jail for a former teacher in Chester County who lived in Delco. He also will be forbidden to teach again.

2 motorists charged with DUI in 2 separate incidents on the Blue Route.

23, age of alumna from Villanova who was struck and killed Saturday night while crossing Route 30 Lancaster Avenue. She was back on the Main Line for homecoming weekend.

9 p.m. to sunrise, new curfew in place in Aston for anyone under age 18.

1 man killed while trying to cross I-95 in Port Richmond section of Philly last night.

4.5 percent dip in median home price in Philadelphia region.

4 pizza deliverymen recently held up in Delaware.

5 gunmen who burst into a pickup basketball game at the Christy Rec Center in West Philly and held up 5 people at gunpoint.

500,000 dollar scam in which a member of a well-known Chester County hearing oil family is believed to have ripped off his own family members.

2 suspects nabbed in 2 separate incidents in Philly involving guns pointed at police officers; 1 cop just missed being shot.

2 goals for Jaromir Jags, the first he’s scored since joining the Flyers.

4-2 win for the Flyers, but they lost captain Chris Pronger in the process after he took a stick in the eye.

2-3 weeks, how long Pronger is expected to be out, and when he comes back he will have to wear a visor.

2 million dollar buyout for Roy Oswalt, who was slated to make $16 million for the Phils next year.

1.5 million buyout for Brad Lidge, who was on tap to make $12.5 million.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.You can kiss the Fab Four goodbye. The Phils are buying out Roy Oswalt, who likely will test the free agency waters. Can you say Yankees?



I Don’t Get It: What ever happened duking it out to settle differences. Kids today are too quick to fire a gun.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those involved in Sunday’s dedication of the piece of the World Trade Center that is at the center of a monument to 9/11 in Lower Chichester.


Quote Box: “I can tell you it was a drug deal gone bad.”

- Darby Township Police Chief Leonard McDevitt on yesterday’s shooting.



anti-Reid said…
Oswalt had to go. Phillies need to save money to sign Hamels and Pence. Blanton and Worley (with Kendrick available) will round out the starting 5.