- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:

JURY SPLITS IN PITTSBURGH POLICE CIVIL RIGHTS TRIAL

The federal court panel rejected claims that three white officers used excessive force when they encountered Jordan Miles, a young black man, in January 2010. But the jury found the police wrongly arrested Miles and awarded him $119,000.

FORMER PENN STATE PRESIDENT SEEKS FEDERAL COURT INJUNCTION TO STOP STATE PROSECUTION ON COVER-UP CHARGES

Graham Spanier’s lawyers claim the state prosecution was undertaken in bad faith and that it violates his constitutional right to due process of law. Spanier and two other former administrators are accused of covering up information about child-sex abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

FEDS AGREE TO LET RAPHAEL MUSTO’S DOCTORS EXAMINE HIM

The ailing former state senator has been in a federal prison hospital awaiting trial on corruption charges. But the 85-year-old Scranton-area politician’s attorneys say he may have less than two months to live because of his cancer, so prosecutors are agreeing to his release so his doctors can examine him.

BILL TO EXPAND DETECTION, PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE SENT TO GOV. TOM CORBETT

Corbett says he’ll sign the bill, which is designed to expand the use of children’s advocacy centers.

UPON FURTHER REVIEW … MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL’S EXPANDED INSTANT REPLAY GOES 1-FOR-2 IN PITTSBURGH

The review confirmed that an umpire made the correct call on a double play challenged by Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria. But replay overturned a call in the top of the 10th inning, after an umpire ruled the Cubs’ Emilio Bonifacio wasn’t picked off at first base. The Cubs failed to score after Bonifacio was ruled out, paving the way for a walk-off homer by the Pirates’ Neil Walker.

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