The Daily Numbers for Feb. 28
The Daily Numbers: 1 more day as pontiff for Pope Benedict XVI. He flies off in his copter at 2:30 to a life of prayer and seclusion.
18 people busted in the latest dragnet from 'Operation Bulldog' in Collingdale, focusing on drug dealing in the borough.
279 bags of cocaine, hundreds of pills and 2 guns seized.
$50,000 Camaro being broken down in a chop shop operation discovered during the raids.
8 people still being sought
5,000 dollars in funds from the Chichester Little League that is missing and now believed stole by a fomer police officer.
2 bald eagles who have take up residence at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, and now 1 of them is 'on the nest.'
16, age of the 4th teen girl to enter a plea in connection with the vicious videotaped beating of a mentally challenged woman in Chester.
500,000 dollar Pilot payment to the city of Chester made by Keystone Sports and Entertainment, parent company of the Philadelphia Union.
6 weeks, age of tot allegedly beated by her father in Upper Darby.
3 to 6 years in jail for a Parkside man on a child porn rap.
9.7 million dollar speding gap in Upper Darby School District that has sparked series of 4 community engagement meetings as they put their budget together.
350 dollars, how much a Norristown teen was killed for, according to cops out in Chester County who made the arrest.
20 stab wounds suffered by the victim, whose body was found after it was set on fire in a Chester County apartment.
78, age of piano superstar Van Cliburn, who died this week.
1 goal on the year for Simon Gagne. Of course this one came for the Flyers as they beat the Caps, 4-1. Gagne was reacquired in a trade this week.
22-33 mark for the sinking Sixers.
0-for-9 skid for young Phillie Darin Ruf in Clearwater.
70-53 loss for Saint Joe's vs. St. Louis last night.
48-42 loss that eliminated Glen Mills from PIAA state tourney action.
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Doug Collins is still coach of the Sixers. Better check again after tonight's game vs. the Bulls.
I Don’t Get It: Stealing funds from a Little League operation. I don't get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the crimebusters involved in 'Operation Bulldog' in Collingdale. They racked up 18 more arrests yesterday.
Quote Box: “Our goal is to make this area safer."
- DA Jack Whelan, on yesterday's Operation Bulldog arrests.