Greg Bucceroni’s Twisted Tale of Sexual Abuse Goes National With Dr. Phil Appearance

Plus: Terrance Williams' fate announced today, Mitt Romney's in town, the Philadelphia Zoo has big plans to fix traffic near I-76, and more of what the city is buzzing about this morning.

Bucceroni’s Story Goes National. Philly native Greg Bucceroni will be on Dr. Phil on Friday as his sordid tale of sexual abuse at the hands of “Uncle” Eddie Savitz, Jerry Sandusky, Bill Conlin and others gets national attention. Ed Rendell says he’s crazy, John Veasey calls him a psychopath, and Dr. Phil says every parent should hear his story. [Daily News]

Williams’ Fate Announced on Friday. Judge M. Teresa Sarmina is expected to take the bench at 10 a.m. to announce her decision on the fate of Terrance Williams. If Sarmina does not stay the execution, Williams will face death by lethal injection on Wednesday. He’ll be the first person executed in Pennsylvania in 13 years. [Daily News]

UPDATE: Judge Sarmina has issued a stay of execution for Terrance Williams.

Mitt Romney In Philly. The GOP presidential hopeful touched down in Philly last night. He’s got a morning event with heavy hitters at the Union League and then a rally at Valley Forge Military Academy. [CBS 3]

The Zoo Has Big Plans. The CEO of the Philadelphia Zoo is pretty jazzed about a planned $24 million parking garage and a pledge to change the traffic patterns around the facility so you don’t have to deal with the mess that is the I-76 off-ramp. [Inquirer]

Phils Drop Home Finale. On Thursday night, the Phillies lost their final home game of the 2012 season. Rookie Tyler Cloyd took the loss as the Nats topped the good guys 7-3. Darin Ruf, in just his third start for the club, knocked in all three runs with a bases-clearing double that proved to be for naught. [Phillies]

Mars Rover Finds Stream. NASA’s Curiosity rover has apparently found evidence of a stream on Mars. While there was previous evidence supporting the notion that water had been on the Red Planet, the streambed gravel spotted by Curiosity is the first evidence of its kind. [NBC Philadelphia]