The Daily Numbers - June 5
The Daily Numbers: 27, age of man charged in Memorial Day slaying of son of anti-violence minister in Chester.
95 years of service coming to an end as alumni of Holy Saviour-St. John Fisher gathered in Lower Chichester.
2 percent increase in spending in the proposed budget in Wallingford-Swarthmore.
3.4 percent uptick in slots revenue in May at the state’s 11 operating casinos, as opposed to the same month last year.
1.2 percent decline at Harrah’s Philadelphia, in Chester.
2 men under arrest after their attempt to burglarize Aston home was foiled by teen.
2 men wanted in string of robberies busted during a job at the Dunkin Donuts in Aston.
19, age of Ridley man who faces DUI charges in connection with a crash on the Ben Franklin Bridge. A man in a car that he struck died of a heart attack.
0 tweets from courtroom that will be allowed during Jerry Sandusky trial.
3, as in 3rd day of deliberations today for jury in Philly mulling charges in archdiocese priest sex-abuse trial.
2.5 to 10 years in slammer for former state Sen. Jane Orie on corruption charges.
66 million dollars a year in tax breaks for Shell oil company being proposed by Gov. Corbett.
27 billion dollar state budget plan that will be debated in Harrisburg this week.
500 millionth lighter produced by the Zippo company in Bradford, Pa. that will roll off the line today.
1,700 buyouts being offered to union workers by Verizon in a cost-cutting move.
4-3 loss for the Phillies to the Dodgers in the 1st of a 4-game set last night at Citizens Bank Park.
15 for 15, Jonathan Papelbon’s record in save situations. Coming into tie game last night, he got tagged with the loss. He made it pretty clear after game he was not happy with ump’s strike zone.
4 runs on 4 hits over 4 innings surrendered by Phils starter Vance Worley, making his 1st start since May 11.
70 pitches for Worley to get through 4 innings.
3 for 4 with a home run for Chase Utley in his 1st rehab outing in Clearwater. He did not play in the field.
138 percent increase in ratings for the Memorial Tournament on Sunday. Think Tiger Woods makes a difference on the PGA Tour?
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Why do I get the feeling that Chase Utley is not the answer for the Phils’ woes.
I Don’t Get It: Forget the strike zone. The problem with this Phillies team is the same one they’ve had for the last two years. Situational hitting. They don’t do it. Especially not in late innings. In other words, in the clutch.
Today’s Upper: To video surveillance. It was crucial in a the surrender of a suspect in the Memorial Day slaying of a minister'’ son in Chester.
Quote Box: “The question is why? What made you want to take his life?”
- The Rev. Calvin Williams, about the motive of the man charged with killing his son in Chester.