- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS PHILLY POLICE SHOOTINGS CONTRIBUTED TO ‘SIGNIFICANT STRIFE AND DISTRUST’

The review of nearly 400 officer-involved shootings since 2007 concluded police need to be better trained and that a specially trained investigative team should handle them. The city requested the review after four consecutive days of police shootings in May 2013. The city had an eight-year high of 16 fatal police shootings in 2012, and an eight-year low of four last year.

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SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL STATE HOUSE SEAT IN NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA

Democrat Sarah Del Ricci and Republican Martina White are competing in a special election Tuesday to fill the seat in the 170th District. The seat was formerly held by Brendan Boyle, a Democrat who’s now a Congressman.

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PENN STATE PRESIDENT CREATING TASK FORCE TO REVIEW FRATS, SORORITIES IN WAKE OF FACEBOOK PHOTO INVESTIGATION

President Eric Barron says the group will investigate racial and ethnic diversity, assess sexual misconduct and alcohol abuse and determine whether there is proper accountability for misbehavior. The announcement comes a week after police got a search warrant to investigate nude photos of women found on secret Kappa Delta Rho Facebook pages.

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STATE TROOPERS’ UNION ADDS TO PRESSURE FOR GOV. TOM WOLF TO ABANDON STATE POLICE COMMISSIONER NOMINEE.

That man, Col. Marcus Brown, has been criticized for his decision to wear the troopers’ uniform even though he hasn’t graduated from the state police training academy, and an incident in which he removed roadside signs critical of him.

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PITT WOMEN BOW TO SECOND-SEEDED TENNESSEE, OUT OF WOMEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT

Pittsburgh guard Brianna Kiesel scored a career-high 32 points, but was unable to help Pitt rally past the Lady Vols, who won 77-67 last night on their home court.

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