Friday, July 1, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Friday, July 1

The Daily Numbers: 7 years, how long the family of Jimmy Koons has been waiting for justice.

3rd degree murder, what John Pettit was convicted of in the punch that killed Koons.

2009, when the fight took place in the parking lot of the Oasis Strip Club in Philly.

14, age of teen facing charges after pointing a gun at Chester police officers.

2 man charged in a series of arson fires in Yeadon.

37.5 acres of the Little Flower Manor tract along Springfield Road in Darby that will be preserved as a county park.

1.7 million dollar pricetag for the tract.

1,116 acres of county parks and 17,000 acres of protected open space.

62, age of Berwyn woman slain on the Main Line in what the D.A. is now calling a ‘targeted’ attack.

1 billion dollars in new revenue still needed to fund all the new spending in the $31 billion state budget OK’s yesterday. Gov. Tom Wolf says he will not sign it until he knows where the money is coming from.

144-54 vote in favor of the $31.5 billion spending plan.

2 teens charged in the accidental shooting of a boy, 13, while playing with a gun in Philly.

4 of 5 casinos in Atlantic City that reached deals with their unions.

1 casino hit by strike by union workers this morning. That would be the Trump Taj Mahal

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

Kudos to young Flyers defenseman Shane Gostisbehere. He paid a visit to wounded Folcroft Officer Chris Dorman yesterday, and gave him a special Flyers jersey.

I Don’t Get It: No justice for the victims of past sexual abuse. They will not be able to bring civil actions against their abusers under legislation passed by the Senate yesterday.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the family of Jimmy Koons, whose long wait for justice ended yesterday.

Quote Box: “You play with the devil, you pay to the devil.” - Kathy Brady, mother of Jimmy Koons, about the verdict against the man who delivered the fatal punch.

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