The Daily Numbers: 31 people busted on drug charges yesterday during ‘Operation Bulldog’ crackdown in Collingdale.
5:30 a.m., when a small army of lawmen descended on the borough and started making arrests.
500 dollar reward for ‘Wet’ drug dealers after several deadly incidents in Camden. Wet is created by soaking marijuana cigarettes in PCP, letting them dry out, then smoking them.
3 Acme stores in region slated to close, including one in Sharon Hill.
60 stores overall being closed by its parent company, Supervalu.
1993, when St. James High School closed in Chester.
19 years later, St. James Regional School opens doors in Ridley Park.
500 dollars a month, what a man was trying to rent out a foreclosed property for in Upper Darby. Unfortunately, he didn’t own it.
14 of November, when preliminary hearing for Beanie Sigel was reset for yesterday.
5.7 percent increase in play at Pa. slots parlors in August.
5.9 percent boost at Harrah’s in Chester.
210.6 million dollars in revenue from the 11 casinos, that’s up from $199.2 million last year.
43 people dead from West Nile virus in Texas.
4-1 record for Phillies starter Roy Halladay in his last 6 starts.
9 home runs and 24 RBI for backup catcher Eric Kratz in 108 at-bats.
0-for-19 slump snapped by Domonic Brown, who had an RBI single.
3 days until the Eagles kick off the 2012 season for real against the Browns.
1 loss for the Super Bowl champion Giants, unfortunately it means 1 win for the Cowboys in last night’s NFL season opener.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Hard to root for last night. Too bad both the Giants and Cowboys both couldn’t lose.
I Don’t Get It: Jerry Sandusky has some regrets. He regrets that he did not take the stand to rebut charges against him at his trial. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to Operation Bulldog, which resulted in 31 arrests in Collingdale.
Quote Box: “I want to nominate the man who had the good sense to marry Michelle Obama.”
- Former President Bill Clinton, speaking at Democratic National Convention last night.