- Associated Press - Friday, October 2, 2015

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

ONE MORE FOR GOOD MEASURE?

Prosecutors have added yet another perjury charge to their case against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. They say she lied when she testified before a grand jury that she never signed an oath to keep secret a grand jury investigation that she’s accused of leaking information about.

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CENTRAL, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA BRACING FOR RAINS FUELED BY HURRICAN JOAQUIN

It appears the hurricane will stay off the East Coast, but forecasters say it will still be close enough to push potentially heavy rains into much of Pennsylvania starting Friday night.

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GOV. TOM WOLF SAYS ADMINISTRATION IS MONITORING JOAQUIN, TOO

Weather models conflict over whether the storm will hit the United States’ East Coast. But even if the hurricane misses Pennsylvania, there will be secondary effects and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency wants to be ready.

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EXPERT’S REVERSAL TAKES ‘BITE’ OUT OF WOMAN’S HOMICIDE CONVICTION

A Fayette County judge overturned Crystal Weimer’s third-degree murder conviction in a man’s 2001 beating death after an expert testified he used “junk science” to link her to a bite mark on the victim’s hand. Prosecutors now have 120 days to decide whether to re-try Weimer, who had been serving 15 to 30 years in prison.

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U.S. SUPREME COURT TO CONSIDER PENNSYLVANIA DEATH ROW INMATE’S CONFLICT OF INTEREST CLAIM

Terrance Williams was convicted of fatally beating a church deacon. But he claims his state court appeals were tainted because the Philadelphia district attorney who prosecuted him, Ronald Castille, was sitting on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court when it reinstated his death sentence, which had been overturned on appeal.

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