A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:
THE LAST WORD?
The four Democrats vying for the party nomination to run for governor will meet Monday night at Drexel University for the last scheduled debate before the May 20 primary. The university says 22 radio and TV stations are carrying the debate live. It’s also being streamed live on Drexel’s website.
PITTSBURGH COP KILLER SEEKS LIST OF EXECUTION DRUGS THROUGH OPEN RECORDS REQUEST
Richard Poplawski is on death row for the 2009 murders of three Pittsburgh police officers. He filed an open records request seeking the list of drugs five days after the execution of Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire, who took 26 minutes to die, gasping repeatedly. It turns out the drugs used, including a fast-acting barbiturate, are public record.
PHILADELPHIA POLICE SEEK SUSPECT IN FATAL PEEPHOLE SHOOTING
Police say the victim, a 29-year-old man whose name has yet to be released, was shot twice in the face when he looked out his peephole late Sunday when someone knocked on his door.
MAN JAILED ON CHARGES HE FATALLY SHOT YOUNG MOTHER SHORTLY BEFORE MOTHER’S DAY
Police in Dale Borough, near Johnstown, say 25-year-old Kyle Rodgers shot the woman after an argument escalated in their apartment late Saturday. They say 20-year-old Linsey Wolfe’s young child was nearby, but wasn’t hurt. Rodgers was arraigned on charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS FORCED TO HOST GAME 7 AGAINST RANGERS
The Penguins let a 3-1 lead slip away in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series by losing the last two games to New York. The Rangers won 3-1 Sunday night to even the series. Now the game that New York hoped to force - and which the Penguins had hoped to avoid - is scheduled for Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.