- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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

IMMIGRANT MOM SEEKING SANCTUARY FROM DEPORATION MOVES TO PHILADELPHIA CHURCH

Tired of running scared as the threat of deportation loomed for a decade, Honduran immigrant Angela Navarro took refuge last month at Philadelphia’s West Kensington Ministry while she and her supporters work to gain legal status for her. The 28-year-old lives in a cramped church annex there with her two children and husband, all American citizens. The church, part of a coalition of about two dozen congregations that protect immigrants in danger of being sent back, says it’s a way to act out their faith.

MISSING PITTSBURGH NURSE, 22, HASN’T BEEN SEEN SINCE FRIENDS LEFT HIM TO GET FAST FOOD LAST WEEK

Pittsburgh police are searching for a 22-year-old intensive care nurse who hasn’t been seen or heard since friends say they left him to get fast food a week ago. Paul Kochu’s family says his wallet and keys were gone from his South Side apartment but his car was still outside. Divers searched near Riverfront Park on Friday and volunteers posted fliers over the weekend. A vigil was held in his native Pottstown.

FIVE HOSPITALIZED AFTER AMISH BUGGY, SUV CRASH HEAD-ON IN RURAL POTTER COUNTY

State police say five people were hurt Sunday when their Amish buggy overturned after a head-on crash with an SUV in rural northern Pennsylvania. Troopers say William Cowles was attempting to pass a pickup truck around 7 a.m. when he plowed into 52-year-old Jacob Peachey’s buggy in Harrison Township. The SUV also flipped, but Cowles sustained only minor abrasions.

SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY HOLDS MEMORIAL FOR TEEN KILLED IN SHOOTING, SLASHING RAMPAGE

Nina Flick’s Souderton classmates remembered the 14-year-old as cool, carefree and extremely loyal. Prosecutors say an Iraq war veteran Bradley William Stone who had married into the family killed Flick, her parents and three other relatives last week before taking his life. Friends have raised more than $27,000 to help cover her wounded 17-year-old brother Anthony’s medical bills and other costs.

POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT AFTER PHILADELPHIA MAN IS SHOT IN THE BACK WHILE WALKING HOME

Police say the 33-year-old is in stable condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a single bullet struck him in the back around 1 a.m. Tuesday in the city’s Point Breeze neighborhood. Police say the suspect fired at least eight shots. The wounded man was able to run home and call police. He says he doesn’t know why he’s been shot.

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