City Council to Take on Permit Parking

Plus: Remembering Arlen Specter, PSU hopes to settle with Sandusky victims soon, the skydive heard round the world, and more of what Philly's talking about this morning.

Eagles Lose to Lions. The Birds lost 26-23 in OT yesterday. Michael Vick seemed bewildered. Fletcher Cox was ejected with about 11 minutes remaining in regulation after throwing a punch. Birds 24/7 has complete game analysis.

Arlen Specter Dies. The longtime PA senator died at home in Philadelphia yesterday, from complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

City Council to Take on Permit Parking. Councilman Mark Squilla introduced a bill to make the process of restricting parking on a block with neighborhood permits more difficult. [CBS 3]

Penn State Hopes to Settle With Sandusky Victims by End of Year. Mediators hired by PSU have been meeting with the attorneys representing 20 men who say former football coach Jerry Sandusky molested them, including those who testified at trial. [CBS 3]

It Takes About Nine Minutes (and Possibly a Red Bull) to Skydive for 24 Miles. All anyone could talk about on Twitter and Facebook this weekend was Felix Baumgartner, who broke the sound barrier in  the highest-ever jump in New Mexico. [Fox 29]

New Website to Help City Parents. Philadelphia School Partnership, the School District and Mayor Nutter hope the site, GreatPhillySchools, will help parents find the best public school for their kids. [Newsworks]

Penn State Student Injured in Fall From Window. The 19-year-old woman fell from the fifth floor of Calder Commons; she’s in critical condition. []