- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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

PHILADELPHIA AUTHOR REMAINING SILENT ABOUT RETRACTED ROLLING STONE ARTICLE ABOUT FRATERNITY RAPE

Sabrina Rubin Erdely has issued an apology for the story claiming a woman was gang raped at the University of Virginia, but wouldn’t speak to The Associated Press about the story - or the subsequent retraction and findings by an independent panel that the story was a “journalistic failure.”

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POLICE: DNA LINKS MAN TO KILLING OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN NOVEMBER 2003

Jarrod Agustis Bullie, 43, of Beaver Falls is now jailed on charges he killed Robin Sue Miller. The 35-year-old woman’s partially clothed body was found in an abandoned former steelmaker’s property.

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TWO CHILDREN DEAD IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE FIRE

A state police fire marshal is trying to determine how the fire started earlier Tuesday in New Castle. The names of the boys, a 2-month-old and a 5-year-old, have not been released.

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ONE OF FOUR ROCK THROWING DEFENDANTS AGREES TO START SERVING SENTENCE, EVEN BEFORE IT’S IMPOSED

Brett Lahr, 19, spent the weekend behind bars in central Pennsylvania even though the judge has not yet accepted his plea of no contest to conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. Lahr is one of four young men charged with dropping a nearly five-pound rock was dropped from an overpass that crashed through the windshield of a car on Interstate 80, critically injuring a teacher from Uniontown, Ohio.

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THE GOOD NEWS IS THERE ARE 161 MORE GAMES LEFT

Pennsylvania’s Major League Baseball teams went 0-for-2 on opening day. The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 5-2 on a late three-run home run in Cincinnati. The Philadelphia Phillies lost at home, 8-0, to the Boston Red Sox.

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