- Associated Press - Friday, April 4, 2014

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

WESTERN PA. WOMAN JAILED ON CHARGES SHE DROWNED 3-YEAR-OLD SON ON SUICIDE WATCH

Forty-year-old Laurel Michelle Schlemmer of McCandless is also charged with trying to drown the boy’s 6-year-old brother in their bathtub on Tuesday. Prosecutors say the second boy is on life support after Schlemmer sat on him and his brother to keep them underwater after Schlemmer told police she heard “crazy voices.”

PITTSBURGH MAN IN COURT ON CHARGES HE ROBBED, KILLED TWO SISTERS OF IOWA STATE LAWMAKER

Forty-three-year-old Allen Darell Wade says he’s being framed. But Pittsburgh police say surveillance video of Wade using the dead women’s bank cards and other evidence proves he killed them. Sarah and Susan Wolfe, who were found shot to death in their home Feb. 7, were the sisters of Iowa Democratic state Rep. Mary Wolfe.

GOV. TOM CORBETT OUTLINES HIGHWAY, BRIDGE, MASS TRANSIT PROJECTS BEING PAID FOR BY RISING MOTORIST FEES

About 250 highway and bridge projects and 50 mass transit projects will begin in 2014 because of the transportation funding law. That’s out of about 950 total projects. No new transit improvement projects would have begun this year with state capital money.

GUZZARDI OR GOTCHA?

An attorney for conservative activist Bob Guzzardi says an effort to throw him off the Republican primary ballot is about “gotcha politics.” But party officials, who don’t want Gov. Tom Corbett to face a challenger in the primary, say Guzzardi didn’t properly file a financial statement with the State Ethics Commission.

‘WITNESS’ STORE CLOSES ITS DOORS

The W.L. Zimmerman & Sons store was featured in several scenes of the 1985 Harrison Ford movie “Witness.” The shop in Intercourse was featured in several scenes of the movie about a Philadelphia police detective who hides out with an Amish family. The store opened in 1909 and closed on March 28.

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