Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, Jan. 3

The Daily Numbers: 2 days into the new year, how long it took to record the 1st homicide in Delaware County.

27 homicides in 2016 in Chester, which also recorded the first homicide of 2017.

6 homicides in Upper Darby.

3 each in Yeadon and Darby Borough. No other Delco town had more than 1.

12:21 a.m. Sunday, when the 1st baby of the new year arrived in the county.

7 pounds, 13 ounces for Evelyn Milani Campbell.

2 people struck and killed as they crossed Lawrence Road after attending Saturday Mass at St. Pius Church in Broomall.

20 members who have retired from the ranks of the Chester Police Department in the last year.

106, the full complement of officers on the force.

5, age of Avery Graham, who was honored in Trainer Borough for his work in raising money for an ailing officer.

1 of the victims in the Istanbul shooting who is a Delaware County native and business owner in Delaware.

23, age of Landon Weaver, Pa. state trooper who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance over the weekend.

8 cent jump in price of gas at the pump in new year thanks for final installment of that Transportation package passed by the Legislature a few years back.

12.7 cent per gallon boost in the past week at many Pa. pumps.

2.598 average price in the Philly region.

41.5 cents higher than the price a year ago.

121 Republicans and 83 Democrats in state House when they take the oaths today.

34 Republicans and 16 Democrats in the state Senate.

52-49 win for USC over Penn State in a thrilling Rose Bowl.

46 yard field goal as time expired that gave the win to the Trojans.

14 point lead blown by Penn State in 4th quarter.

2 double-digit deficits overcome by Penn State to take the lead

453 yards passing for freshman USC QB Sam Darnold.

5 TD passes for Darnold.

28 points scored by Penn State in 3rd quarter.

4 TD passes for Penn State QB Trace McSorley.

9 game Penn State win streak snapped.

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

Raise your hand if you were more entertained during that Rose Bowl than at any point in the Eagles season.

I Don’t Get It: Chester is losing police officers at the same time it continues to battle gun violence and the county’s highest homicide rate.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Avery Graham, the Trainer 5-year-old who was honored by police for his efforts to raise money for an ailing Trainer officer.

Quote Box: “He’s a great kid and for being 5 years old what he is doing is amazing.”

- Trainer Police Officer Steve Adamek, on 5-year-old Avery Graham.

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