Mayor Nutter Cuts Orlando Trip Short as Support of His AVI Wanes

Plus: Authorities look for a missing, autistic boy in Jersey, the Phils sneak out a win in Minnesota, Occupy Philly protesters are convicted, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

Mayor Nutter’s AVI Losing Support? Support of Mayor Nutter’s proposed property tax reassessment plan seemed to wane last night during a City Council meeting. Some members of Council seem to prefer the idea of pushing the reassessment back a year. Concern over the AVI’s support caused Mayor Nutter to cut short his trip to Florida for the Conference of Mayors. [Daily News]

Phils Sneak Past the Twins. Phillies fans shouldn’t have to worry about the outcome of games when the good guys post six in the top of the first and Hamels is on the bump, but it’s 2012 and nothing’s easy. A monster blast from Jim Thome made the difference as the Phils beat the Twins 9-8. [Phillies]

Authorities Look for Autistic Jersey Boy. A seven-year-old autistic boy went missing from Gloucester County. Friends, family, police and a K-9 unit are searching from the boy. Authorities believe he wandered off from his home in Clayton. []

UPDATE: He was found in a wooded area behind a tree nursery and seems to be okay. []

Occupy Protesters Convicted. Twelve members of Occupy Philly have been convicted of defiant trespassing and conspiracy as a result of their participation in a sit-in at the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 17th and Market streets on November 18th. [Daily News]

Philly Set to Bolster Bail Guidelines. For the first time in nearly two decades the court system is planning to strengthen the guidelines for determining bail for suspected criminals. The idea is that it will keep folks from flaking on their court dates. [Inquirer]

Masked Man Kidnaps, Assaults Girl. A nine-year-old girl was taken from her home in Feltonville early Wednesday morning by a man she says was naked and wearing a mask. Authorities say the man entered her home through the unlocked front door and took the girl from a room where she was sleeping with her siblings. They say he assaulted her in a neighborhood alley, then took her to a playground and told her to run home. [NBC Philadelphia]