Philly Dominates the Pulitzers

Plus: Mayor Nutter won another award, the Phils won after you went to bed, fire deaths spike, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Philly Dominates the Pulitzers. The Inky won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for public service (its first Pulitzer since 1997) for “Assault on Learning” by John Sullivan, Susan Snyder, Kristen A. Graham, Dylan Purcell, and Jeff Gammage. Temple grad David Wood won the Pulitzer for national reporting for his piece “Beyond the Battlefield” for the Huffington Post, and Philly native Quiara Alegría Hudes (step-niece of Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez) won the Pulitzer for drama. [New York Times]

Mayor Nutter Wins Another Award. This time it’s the 2012 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award because he helped broaden the business relationship between the United States and Israel. [NBC Philadelphia]

Roy Halladay Notches First Win. The Phils are on the West Coast, which means you probably went to bed after they gave Roy Halladay a four-run cushion in the top of the first. He proceeded to throw eight strong to help the Phils beat Tim Lincecum and the Giants. [The 700 Level]

Increase in Fire Deaths. Yesterday, a fire in West Philly claimed four victims, bringing the total to eight deaths in the last week. [Inquirer]

Pittsburgh’s Adams Suspended, Bylsma Fined. Pittsburgh Penguin Craig Adams will serve a one-game suspension for getting an instigator penalty in the final five minutes of a game. Coach Dan Bylsma was also fined $10,000 for the incident. The other goons have hearings today. [Crossing Broad]

Sixers Lose Again. Hey, that’s something new. [Yahoo!]

Jersey Guy Stole Panties in Chesco. A Jersey man is charged with stealing dozens of pairs of women’s underwear from an apartment complex in West Goshen, Chester County. [6 ABC]