- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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

FEDERAL APPEALS COURT TO HEAR ARGUMENTS ON GPS WARRANTS

The entire 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will meet in Philadelphia on Wednesday to review an earlier decision that ordered police to get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect’s vehicle.

PARTNERS PAY $88 MILLION FOR CONTROL OF PHILADELPHIA NEWSPAPERS

Lewis Katz and H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a former cable magnate-turned-philanthropist, bought out their partners to control the company that operates The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and the news website Philly.com. The new owners vowed to fund in-depth journalism to return the Inquirer to its former glory and to retain its editor, William K. Marimow.

PITTSBURGH MAYOR PLANS CEREMONY TO MARRY SAME-SEX COUPLES NEXT MONTH

Mayor Bill Peduto says he plans to marry as many as 20 same-sex couples on June 15 as part of Pittsburgh PrideFest activities.

JUDGE OKS SALE OF BANKRUPT PITTSBURGH BLACK ARTS CENTER TO DEVELOPER

The Allegheny County court order allows a New York developer, 980 Liberty Partners, to study whether it’s feasible to build a 200-room hotel on top of the bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture. The developer previously bid $9.5 million for the property, but the sale isn’t final yet.

STATE SUPREME COURT REJECTS LATEST APPEAL BY RICHARD BAUMHAMMERS

The unemployed immigration attorney from the Pittsburgh suburbs will now have to go to federal court to appeal his conviction and death sentence for fatally shooting five people during a 2000 attack that targeted ethnic minorities.

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