The Daily Numbers - May 18

The Daily Numbers: 25,000 bail for Colwyn officer who authorities say used a Taser on a teen who was handcuffed to a bench in borough holding cell.

1,400 students who picked up degrees last night from Delaware County Community College.

2 juveniles, 1 adult facing charges after gunplay in a Collingdale home led to a standoff with police.

3 months, age of tot police say was injured in a shaken baby incident. The baby’s father now faces charges.

3 DUI raps for a King of Prussia woman busted in Glenolden. She was supposed to be the designated driver. Oops!

42 years as president of Malvern Prep for Jim Stewart, who lives in Haverford.

350 residents who packed a budget meeting in Interboro School District, where they are facing a $1 million shortfall.

8 weeks of testimony by the prosecution in the Philly priest abuse trial. They rested yesterday.

42, age of former Horsham detective who now faces charges of stealing guns and drugs.

30,000 jobs likely being cut at Hewlett Packard.

38 dollars a share, likely opening price of Facebook stock when their IPO opens this morning.

16 billion, how much the sale is expected to net the owners.

11 losses in the last 12 days for the stock market. It was down over 100 points again yesterday.

63, age of the queen of disco, Donna Summer, who died of cancer yesterday.

5 year deal for star Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.

45 million dollar deal for “Shady.”

4 hits last night for Carlos Ruiz.

.363 batting average for the Phillies MVP.

7 hits scattered over 8 innings in another strong outing for Roy Halladay, who raised his record to 4-3.

5 straight wins for the Phils, who scratched their way to 1 game over .500.

4 runs surrendered in the 9th inning by Jake Diekman in another bullpen diploma.

4 as in Game 4 between Sixers and Celtics, with Boston holding 2-1 advantage.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.All hail the Phillies MVP, Carlos Ruiz. Also the biggest bargain in baseball.



I Don’t Get It: Still not quite sure why you would have to use a Taser on a teen suspect who already was handcuffed to a bench in a a holding cell. Guess the D.A. also had problems with it.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to Pat Meehan and Bob Brady, who beat back another attempt to kill off the V-22 Osprey program in D.C.


Quote Box: “He used a Taser … and sent 50,000 volts of electricity in to that youth in order for him to comply.”

- Delco D.A. Jack Whelan, in announcing charges against a Colwyn officer.