- Associated Press - Friday, October 31, 2014

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

48-DAY MANHUNT ENDS

State police have found a man believed to have killed one trooper and fatally wounded another outside their barracks in the Poconos on Sept. 12. Federal marshals placed the handcuffs belonging to the slain trooper, Cpl. Bryon Dickson, on the wrists of 31-year-old Eric Frein after he surrendered near an abandoned airport hangar Thursday night.

RETURN TO NORMALCY: MANHUNT’S END MEANS KIDS CAN CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN

Barrett Township supervisors immediately started getting the word out that the hundreds of children in town can go trick-or-treating Friday night, now that fugitive Frein is in custody. Officials say everyone in the Pocono Mountain community of some 4,100 was relieved and eager to get back to normal.

CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA FORFEITING GAME AFTER 5 PLAYERS ALLEGEDLY BEAT MAN, LEAVING HIM NEAR DEATH

The school immediately suspended the players Thursday and told the state athletic conference the Division II football team won’t play Saturday against Gannon University. Police say the players attacked a man around 2 a.m. Thursday, after he tried to stop an argument between his girlfriend and a player. Police say the players yelled “football strong” as they fled in a car.

HARRISBURG COUPLE TO STAND TRIAL ON STARVATION DEATH OF 9-YEAR-OLD SON

District Judge Barbara Pianka also ordered Kimberly and Jarrod Tutko Sr., to remain held without bail following a 90-minute preliminary hearing Thursday in a cramped courtroom at Dauphin County Prison.

PHILLY-AREA DEMOCRAT RESIGNING STATE SENATE SEAT, BUT WILL KEEP PENSION AFTER THEFT PLEA

Sen. Leanna Washington will spend three months of house arrest during five years of probation. She must also pay $200,000 in restitution to the state Senate acknowledging she had her staff work on state time to play her annual “birthday party” fundraisers.

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