Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Daily Numbers - Jan. 23

The Daily Numbers: 12 degrees out there this morning. Brrr! Hey, it’s January. What are you expecting?

5 TVs police say a man ripped off from the Marple Wal-Mart. This wasn’t especially sophisticated. He would put the TVs in his car, head toward the checkout counter, then run out the exit with the big TV in his arms.

2 times he hit the store on Tuesday, first in the morning. When he came back in the afternoon, security nabbed him. He fled but was eventually nabbed after a police chase.

3 Upper Darby High School students charged with roughing up a fellow student and stealing his phone.

50,000 dollar fine slapped on former owners of refinery in Trainer now owned by Delta Air Lines in case brought by EPA.

20 bucks, how much some ‘Cookie Monster’ stole from local Girl Scouts selling cookies at a supermarket in Berwyn.

35, age of woman doctor at Children’s Hospital who was strangled in her Philly home. Her arms and legs were then bound and her body set on fire.

1 year since the passing of legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno. He was remembered with a candlelight vigil last night in State College.

2 year lease extension reached between city of Philadelphia and US Airways for operations at Philly International.

7.9 percent unemployment rate in Pa. in December. That’s up from 7.8 percent.

3 straight losses for the Flyers to open the shortened NHL season.

120 career shutouts for Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who blanked the Flyers last night.

750,000 dollar, one-year deal for outfield Delmon Young, who signed with the Phillies.

110-102 loss for the Sixers in Milwaukee last night.

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

Forget all the talk about Code Blue. Time to sound an Alarm Orange. The Flyers have now lost 3 straight to start the season, and got shut out last night against the Devils.


I Don’t Get It: You knew this one was coming. A man is being sought after he stole money from some Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a supermarket in Chester County.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Villanova and embattled coach Jay Wright. Huge win last night in knocking off No. 5 Louisville at the Wells Fargo Center.

Quote Box: “He certainly likes out Wal-Mart.”

- Marple Police Chief Tom Murray, on arrest of man on charges he ripped off 5 big-screen TVs from the  Marple Wal-Mart.


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