Friday, August 16, 2013

The Daily Numbers for Friday August 16

The Daily Numbers: 853,000 dollars, how much police say an Aston woman stole from the home-building firm where she was the bookkeeper.

2 Aston brothers who got life in prison for the brutal killing of a Lancaster County man in a home invasion.

211,000 dollars stolen in the case, the money from a settlement reached by the victim's widow, who died of mesothelioma.

750,000 dollars cash bail for Ummad Rushdi, who remains in Delco Prison on kidnapping charges in the case of missing 7-month-old baby Hamza Ali.

130 children who showed off their talen yesterday at a spelling and math bee hosted by Chester Councilwoman Elizabeth Williams.

5 people injured in an car crash in Upper Darby.

56, age of Clifton Heights mailman who was held for trial on charges he was stealing mail.

19 years, how long Carol Goertzel has headed the Pathways PA program, which offers mentoring and aid to women in need. She's retiring. She will be greatly missed.

50 million dollars being borrowed by the city of Philadelphia to assure city schools open on time.

2 Trenton police officers injured in a shootout with a suspect yesterday. The suspect was fatally shot.

630 now believed dead in the current unrest rolling across Egypt. The toll is expected to go higher.

225 point decline in the Dow Jones average yesterday.

4.4 percent, average rate on a 30-year mortgage.

9 of 10 for Michael Vick last night vs. Panthers. His only miss was a 'Hail Mary' that was picked off at the end of the first half.

6 of 8 for Nick Foles, including an INT in the end zone after he drove the team down the field on their 1st possession.

30-42 record for the Dodgers on June 22.

40-8, what they've gone since then. They arrive at Citizens Bank Park tonight with 7.5 game led in the NL West.

6 innings for Roy Halladay in rehab start in Florida.

3 runs, 6 hits surrendered by the former ace.

86-88 mph, what his fastball was registering on the gun.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. This Kelly guy just might know something about offense.

I Don’t Get It: Still find it hard to believe the NFL owners are allowed to charge the full price for these glorified practices. Nick Foles and Mike Vick both played maybe a couple of series each. It was all subs in the second half.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the kids who took part in the spelling and math bee in Chester yesterday. Yep, there are lots of good stories in the city.

Quote Box: “The one person that knows where that baby is is the scumbag that killed that baby, pure and simple." - Upper Darby top cop Mike Chitwood, referring to Ummad Rushdi, who is charged in the kidnapping of Hamza Ali. The 7-month-old baby is believed dead but authorities have not been able to recover the body despite exhaustive searches both here and in York County.


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