6,230 Votes cast for James Perkins last week, making him the first black mayor of Selma, Ala.
150 Blacks registered to vote in Selma in 1964, when his predecessor, Joe Smitherman, was first elected
37,000 Estimated number of crimes the Philadelphia police department failed to report in 1998
2 New ranking of Philadelphia on a list of the most dangerous big cities, after crime figures were released last week (it was previously ranked No. 5)
$60 million Amount John Osorio, a former Texas insurance commissioner, claimed in a lottery prize last week
$641,250 Amount he embezzled from a pension fund...