Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, June 28

The Daily Numbers: 4 days after being shot, Officer Chris Dorman returned home to Folcroft to hero’s welcome.

7 bullets he took in confrontation with a drug suspect.

17.50 an hour, how much Dorman makes as a part-time officer in Folcroft.

33,261 dollars, who much had been pledged to a GoFundMe account to benefit Dorman’s medical expenses Monday afternoon.

4 minutes, how long dispatchers at the county 911 center were cut off from communicating with officers during the shooting ordeal in Folcroft. Officers could still talk to each other, they just couldn’t be heard at the 911 center.

800,000 dollars, how much the county spent installing a new system at the 911 center.

48, age of longtime Upper Darby firefighter and 911 dispatcher Mike Morgan, who died this weekend.

1.5 to 3 years for a California man for his role in a scam that targeted Toys R Us stores, including one in Middletown.

2 workers in Philly burned in a flash fire.

31 billion dollar GOP spending plan that got an OK from the Pa. House Appropriations Committee yesterday.

23 cents a gallon increase in gas in N.J. set to go into effect this Friday.

5-3 ruling by which the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion law.

29 million dresser units being recalled by Ikea after the deaths of 3 children when the units tipped over.

260 point decline for the Dow yesterday, on top of the 600 point plunge on Friday. Futures are looking better today, however.

14 billion dollar settlement for Volkswagen for diesel vehicle emissions scandal.

7-0 win for the Phils over Arizona late last night.

5 strong innings for Vince Velasquez in his 1st start since coming off the DL.

6 years, how long Flyers great Eric Lindros waited to get into the NHL Hall of Fame. He got the nod yesterday.

64, age of Tennessee coaching legend Pat Summitt, who died of Alzheimer’s overnight.

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

Our salute to another round of All-Delco selections that start today, with Sam Tomasetti of Garnet Valley kicking things off with the All-Delco softball team.

I Don’t Get It: The county 911 radio system went down at the exact time Folcroft Officer Chris Dorman was being attacked. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the hundreds who showed up Monday in Folcroft to welcome wounded Officer Dorman home.

Quote Box: “Chris is 100 percent Folcroft.”

- Folcroft Officer Thomas Kesser, who has known Dorman for 10 years.

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