- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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

POLLS HAVE SAID WOLF OVER CORBETT IN GOVERNOR’S RACE, BUT WHAT WILL THE REAL POLLS SAY?

Pennsylvania voters will find out Tuesday night whether Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has rallied enough to overcome a huge deficit to Democrat challenger Tom Wolf, a businessman who was state revenue secretary under former Gov. Ed Rendell.

DEFENSE EXPERTS ATTEMPT TO CAST DOUBT THAT PITTSBURGH DOCTOR DIED OF CYANIDE POISONING

Still more medical experts were expected to testify Tuesday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante. The 66-year-old University of Pittsburgh medical researcher is charged with lacing his 41-year-old neurologist wife’s energy drink with the poison last year.



PITTSBURGH POLICE PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT CHARGED WITH STEALING $9,000 FROM CITY SLUSH FUND

Former police chief Nate Harper is serving 18 months in prison for conspiring to set up the fund fueled by fees the city charged bars and other businesses for after-hours police security details. Prosecutors have never identified any co-conspirators, but now say 48-year-old Tamara Davis also spent money from the fund, too.

POOR SOLUTION TO A REAL PROBLEM

Philadelphia police have arrested the former owner of a run-down industrial site with setting booby traps to deter thieves seeking scrap metal.

IT AIN’T OVER UNTIL IT’S OVER

More than 200 former players or their families have opted out of proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims. Retired players who opted out of the proposed class-action settlement can still sue the NFL individually. Settlement notices had been sent to more than 25, players and nearly 9,000 relatives of deceased players.

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