Does Michael Vick Own a Dog?
Does Michael Vick Own a Dog? The Eagles QB has previously said that he wanted to own a dog, for his kids. On Thursday night, Vick tweeted a picture of his daughter doing homework and himself studying game film, BUT THERE WAS A BOX OF OPEN MILK BONES ON THE TABLE. He later deleted the picture and took a nearly identical shot, this time with out the box of Milk Bones. [Crossing Broad]
Man Arrested in Bristol Schools Lockdown. On Thursday afternoon, Bristol Borough public schools were on lockdown after authorities reported receiving a threat. They’ve since arrested a 50-year-old man who supposedly called a lawyer in Philly and said that “blood would flow” at one of the elementary schools. The man supposedly said he had just bought an AK-47 at a gun show. Police say they arrested him while he was walking around drunk. [NBC Philadelphia]
Woman to Sue Amtrak. A woman plans to sue Amtrak after her daughter fell between an Amtrak train and the platform at 30th Street Station. She says that it was the first train ride for her and her daughter and that she had reached out to Amtrak personnel for assistance getting off the train. She says no one was at the door when she and her daughter went to exit. The girl got nervous, hesitated, and fell between the train and the platform. The woman says she jumped in after her and strangers helped them up. She’s going to sue and she’s seeking legal action. [CBS 3]
Iverson to Play Mavs, T-Wolves. Allen Iverson has signed a 15-game contract with an Israeli basketball team scheduled to take on multiple NBA teams in exhibition games. Iverson will suit up for Maccabi Haifa, coached by Brad Greenburg, who was a coach with the Sixers during Iverson’s time here. They’ll play the Mavs and the T-Wolves this month. [JTA]
Mayor Nutter Apologizes. Mayor Michael Nutter issued a personal apology to the woman who was cold-cocked by Lt. Jonathan Josey last weekend. Nutter said that he fully supports Commissioner Ramsey’s decision to fire Josey. [Inquirer]
Clementi’s Family Won’t Sue Rutgers. The family of Tyler Clementi—the Rutgers freshman that committed suicide after his roommate used a webcam to spy on his intimate encounter with another man—has announced that they do not intend to sue Rutgers University over the ordeal. [NJ.com]