Miss Pennsylvania Reiterates Her Accusation That the Miss USA Pageant Was Rigged

Plus: The Washington Examiner calls out Mayor Nutter, Michelle Obama helps a truant, the peacocks are taking over, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

Former Miss PA Reiterates Accusations. This morning Sheena Monnin—who resigned as Miss Pennsylvania USA earlier this week—was on Today talking about her accusations that the top five finishers of the Miss USA Pageant were predetermined. She stood by her assertion. [Philly.com]

Washington Examiner Calls Out Mayor Nutter. Yesterday Mayor Nutter was in Washington D.C. to deliver a key note address at the National Soda Summit. His speech on sugary drinks and how they make Americans fat probably would have gone over a little better had he not been at the grand opening of Shake Shack the day before. [Washington Examiner]

Michelle Obama Helps a Truant. First Lady Michelle Obama wrote an excuse note for a local 6-year-old who skipped finals to hear FLOTUS speak at the National Constitution Center yesterday. They’re giving finals to 6-year-olds, now? Seriously? [NBC Philadelphia]

Peacocks Are Roaming in Delco. Seriously. Peacocks. They escaped. Now they’re breeding. They’re everywhere. [Fox 29]

Montco Drug Sweep Nets 22 Arrests. Police arrested 22 people in the Pottstown area this week. Authorities confiscated $15,600 pot, cocaine and oxycodone pills. They’re looking for 21 other individuals for related crimes. [6 ABC]

Shooting Victims Aren’t Cooperating. Last night, two men were shot when gunfire erupted near 24th and Oxford. Police found one man at the scene and took him to Temple University Hospital. The other man showed up at Hahnemann and said he didn’t know how he got there. Neither man is cooperating with police about the shooting. [Daily News]