- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

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

PHILLY SCHOOLS CLOSED, HIGHWAY SPEED LIMITS REDUCED AS STORM MOVES IN

The Philadelphia area is supposed to receive up to eight inches of snow Thursday. PennDOT has reduced speed limits to 45 mph on most major interstates and heavily traveled state highways in the area, and other parts of eastern Pennsylvania.

‘BLACK MADAM’ BUTTOCKS ENLARGEMENT DEATH TRIAL ALSO DELAYED BY SNOW

The woman suspected of killing a London dancer she injected with silicone in a black market procedure to enlarge her buttocks was supposed to continue testifying today in Philadelphia. The trial will now resume tomorrow. It was previously delayed when the suspect experienced chest pains.

FEDERAL JURY TO WEIGH WHETHER STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHER WAS FLY ON THE WALL OR MEDDLED IN ARREST

A city attorney says then-photojournalism student Coulter Loeb was “a meddlesome 24-year-old” when he took photos of police arresting a homeless woman. But the American Civil Liberties Union is suing claiming Loeb’s rights were violated when he was cited, too, for allegedly interfering with police.

DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, LAWMAKERS ATTACK GOV. TOM WOLF’S DEATH PENALTY MORATORIUM

A news conference in the Capitol Rotunda, led by the state district attorneys’ association and about a dozen Republican lawmakers, raised criticism about the legality of the governor’s moratorium and whether it was fair to the victims’ families.

PITT APPEARING LESS AND LESS LIKELY TO BE TOURNEY BOUND

Wednesday night’s home loss to Miami leaves Pitt with a 19-12 record, and just 8-9 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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