Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Daily Numbers for Jan. 29

The Daily Numbers: 2 homicides in Delaware County after fatal shooting of Upper Chi man ruled a homicide.

25, age of Brian West, gunned down outside his home on Williams Street late Saturday night.

2 sisters who urged residents at a meeting held in the township Monday night to come forward with info on the shooter.

75 residents who gathered at the meeting to share concerns about safety in their section of the township.

16, age of Jonathan Thornton, who received an honor last night for coming to the aid of his stricken grandmother.

19 to 38 years in prison for a Chester man for the attempted murder of his girlfriend's new lover.

33, age of Upper Darby man who pleaded guilty to hit-run in which he left an injured 8-year-old girl laying in the street.

7 people evacuated from their home in Chester by a carbon monoxide leak.

80,000 dollars now being offered for info in the abduction of 5-year-old girl taken from her Philadelphia elementary school.

3 people now being sought in the case for questioning, including a teen girl named China.

1 million dollar surplus believed to be on the books in Chester Upland School District.

1 man from Newtown Square killed in Cheltenham strip mall fire. He owned a beauty supply store there.

8 cats removed from home in Eddystone following resident complaints.

3 vehicles broken into while parked in Ridley Creek State Park.

2 Delco men ordered to repay a Chester County firm thousands of dollars tied to stolen carbide items and selling them for scrap.

39, age of New Hope bartender who is missing after leaving the bar late Saturday night.

20 stores a year that will be closed by the Barnes & Noble chain.

17 point lead coughed up by Sixers on way to 103-100 loss to Grizzlies at Wells Fargo Center last night.

27 points for Marc Gasol in leading Memphis to the win.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

If you go by the off-season, the Phillie have already lost to the Nationals and Braves. Good thing they actually still have to play the games.

I Don’t Get It: There's been another threat leveled against a Delco school. This time it's Ridley Middle School, and the alleged threat was made on Facebook. It has been ruled to be unsubstantiated, but there will be an increased police presence at the school today.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to 16-year-old Jonathan Thornton of Upper Darby. The Boy Scout is being honored for his actions in helping save the life of his stricken grandmother. "Be Prepared," right Jon?

Quote Box: “Pretty much everyone knows what is going on and isn't saying anything ... it's going to get worse." - Nicole Whitaker, Upper Chichester commissioner, at meeting held in wake of fatal shooting.

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