Bevilacqua Being Investigated in Pittsburgh
Budget Cuts. Governor Corbett will unveil his budget tomorrow. Billions of dollars in cuts are expected. To make sure PA residents were adequately terrified, budget secretary Charles Zogby announced, “The day of reckoning has arrived.” [Inquirer] Meanwhile, across the bridge, Chris Christie will begin the review process for the N.J. budget this week. [Newsworks]
Gruesome Gulph Mills Murder. Over the weekend, 23-year-old Joseph McAndrews allegedly murdered his parents and twin brother with a samurai sword in their Upper Merion Home. [6ABC]
Bevilacqua Too Ill to Comment on Grand-Jury Report. Horrifying details from the retired Cardinal’s tenure in Pittsburgh are emerging as Allegheny County DA Stephen Zappala Jr. begins to review cases. [Inquirer]
Allen Iverson Loses Mansion. According to the Denver Post, he “let the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home slip into foreclosure and owes more than $2.5 million to Wells Fargo Bank.” [Philly Deal$] Further investigation shows the former Sixer spent his fortune on Coronas at the Istanbul T.G.I. Fridays.
Dom Brown Fractures His Hand. Which is bad news, but a nice distraction from the Scoop’s constant worrying about Chase Utley’s knee. [The Phillies Zone]
And From Our Local Pulitzer Prize-Winning Paper … The Daily News titles an article “FLOWER SHOW PORN.” Readers across the region collectively roll their eyes in this tacky attempt to write catchy headlines. [Daily News]