Friday, July 8, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Friday, July 8

The Daily Numbers: 5 police officers killed in Dallas when snipers opened fire during a protest march.

6 other officers wounded in the attack.

2 fatal shootings of black men by police officers in New Orleans and Minnesota that has touched off a new round of protests.

491 fatal police-involved shootings in the first 6 months of 2016. That’s up from 465 in same time period last year.

500 people marched through the streets of Center City Philadelphia shutting down traffic to protest police shootings of black men.

20 counts of child porn to which a former firefighter from Glenolden pleaded guilty to in federal court.

17.5 to 35 years in prison for a 48-year-old Haverford man in connection with the sexual abuse of a young girl.

2.4 percent tax hike coming in Rose Tree Media.

1/3 of SEPTA regional rail line remains out of service.

30,000 fewer riders using the system this week.

65,000 riders on regional rails on a normal business weekday.

2.5 foot alligator found in lake in Ocean County, N.J.

11-2 mauling of the Phillies by the Rockies in Denver last night.

6 runs on 9 hits in 5 innings for Phils starter Adam Morgan. He was sent down after the game.

12th homer of the season for Ryan Howard.

2 hits for Maikel Franco, but his streak of 4 games with homers ended.

11-0 win for Drexel Hill Little League over Marple Township.

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

You might say it was a ‘Rockies’ road for Phils starter Adam Morgan. His rough outing in Denver, including 3 home runs.

I Don’t Get It: We have a race problem in the United States. Let’s resolve it before any more lives are lost.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to those at least willing to seek answers to our problems, as opposed to settling our issues with a gun.

Quote Box: “Kenney is demonstrably un-American in misusing his public office to conduct his personal war on the Catholic Church.”

- Bill Donohue, head of the Catholic League, responding to Philly Mayor Jim Kenney’s criticism of Archbishop Charles Chaput.

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