- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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

MAN FATALLY SHOT IN SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA COURTHOUSE WAS WHITE HOUSE FENCE-JUMPER

Chester County authorities say Curtis Smith, 34, slashed a sheriff’s deputy before another deputy shot him just before noon Tuesday. The Coatesville man had been charged with climbing over the top of a stone wall at a White House vehicle entrance on March 1.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE WON’T SUSPEND AIDE CHARGED WITH ILLEGALY MONITORING INVESTIGATION



And Kane, who claims charges that she illegally leaked grand jury material, says her office may not fight open-records requests to release more details about pornographic emails discovered on state computers. She’s said those emails will help her defend herself from the leak charges.

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PENNSYLVANIA GAME COMMISSION PLANS TO INCREASE HUNTING LICENSE FEES FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1999

The proposal, which will require legislative approval, would boost an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five years. Fees for most other resident and non-resident licenses also would increase over the same timetable.

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PHILADELPHIA POLICE, HEALTH OFFICIALS INVESTIGATING THREE DECOMPOSING BODIES IN FUNERAL HOME BUILDING

Officials say the building is owned by the Powell Funeral Home around the corner. Police say the funeral home was aware of the bodies there. But the company’s phone numbers and website are no longer active.

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EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY … AND IT’S MICHAEL VICK’S TURN IN PITTSBURGH

The Steelers signed the much-traveled quarterback as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger. Vick is six years removed from a prison sentence for bankrolling a dogfighting operation.

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