VIDEO: Don’t Let Pat Burrell Sleep With the Women in Your Life

Plus: Locals react to Obama’s support of gay marriage, a settlement in the Duck Boat case, the Mets sweep the Phils in South Philly, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

Don’t Let Your Girlfriend Get “Burrelled.” The guys from Bird Text—with a little help from that Sarah McLachlan song—would like to remind you that Pat Burrell will be back in town next weekend and that he’ll probably try to sleep with your girlfriend, sister, wife and/or mother.

Philly Reacts to Obama’s Gay Marriage Support. Tom Corbett, however, declined to comment. [Inquirer]

$17 Million Settlement in Duck Boat Case. The families of the two Hungarian tourists killed in the Duck Boat tragedy of 2010 will reportedly split $15 million, while the surviving passengers split $2 million following a settlement reached by all parties yesterday. [Inquirer]

North Philly Rapper Gets 15-30 Years. A North Philly rapper known as Steel has been sentenced to 15-30 years in prison for driving a getaway van for the man who shot and killed 46-year-old Rodney Barnes in 2009. The shooter had supposedly been aiming for a rival rapper. Steel wouldn’t give up the shooter. [Inquirer]

Mets Complete Sweep. The Mets scored 10 runs on 12 hits. The Phils scored six runs on 15 hits. It could be a long summer, folks. [Phillies]

Taxpayers Talk Money With City Council. A number of people spoke to City Council yesterday to come out against the Actual Value Initiative. Some even accused the city of using children as a ploy to have the public accept the new tax assessment. [Daily News]

Carlton Williams Is the New L&I Comish. Yesterday, Mayor Nutter announced that Carlton Williams—who’s worked for the city for 12 years—will be the new commissioner of the Department of Licenses & Inspections. The current L&I commissioner is taking a post with the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority. [Daily News]

Pipe Bombs Force Bucks County Evacuations. A woman found a pipe bomb in the kitchen of her Warrington home yesterday. She alerted authorities, and the bomb squad came out and found three of the devices in the house. A number of neighboring houses were evacuated before police deemed it safe to return. They’re looking for a person of interest in the case. [NBC Philadelphia]

SEPTA Driver Attacked. This time someone supposedly punched a driver in the face, then bit him on the finger at 16th and Cherry. He didn’t require medical attention. [6 ABC]

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