A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
APPEALS COURT TO HEAR ABOUT CRIMINAL CASE ALLEGING SANDUSKY COVERUP BY FORMER PENN STATE ADMINISTRATORS
The Superior Court judges on Tuesday will conduct three separate half-hour sessions, one each for former university president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley. The appellate court file is sealed, so the precise nature of the legal dispute is clouded.
PHILADELPHIA-AREA VOTERS TO PICK THREE NEW STATE REPRESENTATIVES IN SPECIAL ELECTIONS
The seats up Tuesday were most recently held by Democratic state Reps. John Sabatina, Michelle Brownlee and Ron Waters. Waters and Brownlee left office after they pleaded guilty to public corruption charges. Sabatina won a special election for now-Lt. Gov. Mike Stack’s old Senate seat in May.
PENNSYLVANIA PROSECUTOR WON’T CHARGE TEETH-ROTTING PARENTS IN EARLIER DEATHS OF THREE OTHER CHILDREN
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Monday there’s not enough evidence to charge Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. and Jessica Hoffman in connection with two stillbirths and a 7-month-old son’s pneumonia death. The pair has been charged with letting another child’s teeth rot so badly they threatened the child’s life.
PITTSTON POLICE SHOOTING VICTIM IDENTIFIED AS 77-YEAR-OLD MAN ON SCOOTER WITH PELLET GUN
Investigators say Robert Patrick Quinn had been waving the realistic-looking pellet gun around outside an apartment complex for elderly, disabled and low-income residents in Pittston on Sunday night when officers arrived. Witnesses said officers told Quinn to drop the weapon at least six times before they shot him.
TEMPLE, FOUR OTHER PHILADELPHIA-AREA COLLEGES CLOSING FOR POPE’S VISIT NEXT MONTH
Temple, the Community College of Philadelphia, Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University are shutting down. That’s largely because traffic will be shut down in a three-square-mile zone starting Sept. 25 in advance of the pope’s visit the following weekend.
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