Video: Bam Margera Speaks About Ryan Dunn’s Death

Plus how stop and frisk is changing, why you should avoid the Radnor Bed Bath & Beyond, why PPA employees need English lessons, and more of what Philly is talking about today

Bam Margera Speaks. Following the death of Jackass co-star, Margera spoke at the site of the car accident. “He was my best friend,” he said through tears. [Fox 29]

Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Ryan Dunn’s Funeral. According to a news release from the organization, “In His wrath, God cut off this young man in the prime of his life, because he made a mock [sic] of sin, and taught his fellow man to grievously sin against God!” The Scoop acts for everyone when he sighs deeply. [Metro]

Changes to Stop and Frisk. Yesterday, Mayor Nutter announced plans to revamp the controversial police procedure. Despite paying $115k to plaintiffs in the case against stop and frisk, he and other city officials continue to deny all allegations of systematic violation of civil rights. [Daily News]

Upchuck at Bed Bath & Beyond. Someone’s been leaving trash bags containing 35 pounds of vomit outside Radnor’s Bed Bath & Beyond. Are the Villanova frat boys rushing early this year? [Gizmodo]

Sam Katz Could Kill the Mayor’s Spending Plan. Two of the four current members of the state board that oversees Philadelphia’s finances—including Philly Post contributor Sam Katz—said they might reject Mayor Nutter’s five-year spending plan next month because it funds the DROP pension program. [Inquirer]

Almost a Year Later, We Are Still Talking About the Duck Boat Tragedy. The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that the accident was likely caused because the tugboat’s mate did not maintain proper lookout. Thanks for the confirmation. [Philadelphia Business Journal]

PPA Workers Getting English Lessons. This March, the Parking Authority began offering twice daily 90-minute classes which focus on grammar, spelling and vocabulary for workers, including managers. The classes are taught by former teacher and Republican city committee executive director Jim Dintino, who makes $90 an hour. Soon-to-be laid-off public school teachers around the city weep. [Fox 29]