Jayson Werth Vows to Personally Prevent Another Broad Street Parade

Plus: Santorum endorses Romney with a late-night email, a real shooting near the Dead Man Down set, Jersey loves Chris Christie, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Jayson Werth Vows to Keep Phils From Another Ring. Jayson Werth broke his wrist in Sunday night’s Phils/Nats game in D.C. After undergoing surgery yesterday, he typed (orated? His wrist is broken!) an email to the Washington Post. In it, he says he heard Phils fans in right field yell, “You deserve it.” Werth has vowed to personally ensure those fans don’t get to celebrate with a Broad Street parade ever again. [Crossing Broad]

Santorum Endorses Romney With Email. Rick Santorum sent a late-night email to his supporters endorsing Mitt Romney. He said that regardless of the differences between them, they both agreed Barack Obama needs to be defeated in the November election. [6 ABC]

Dead Man Down Shoots at Real Murder Scene. Police responded to a shooting in Frankford late yesterday afternoon. A teen had been shot multiple times and was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. As police were finishing up at the scene, the crew from Dead Man Down rolled in to film on the same block. [6 ABC]

Nothing Went Right for the Phils Last Night. Two runs wouldn’t be enough as Wigginton was thrown out at the plate in the eighth and the Mets tattooed Papelbon in the top of the ninth on their way to a 5-2 victory. [Phillies]

Jersey Loves Chris Christie. Governor Chris Christie’s approval rating of 56 percent—according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll—is the highest it’s ever been. [NJ.com]

Burlington Island Vacation Spot? A developer wants to turn Burlington Island in the Delaware River—between Bristol and Burlington—into a vacation destination. Woolman Community Development envisions SCUBA diving in the lake, concerts in an amphitheater, a ropes course and a water park on the unused island. [Newsworks]

Chinatown Groper Turns Himself In. Two days after being identified as a suspect in last week’s gropings in Chinatown, 24-year-old Melvin Bulls turned himself in at the Special Victims Unit on Friday. [Daily News]

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