- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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

PHILADELPHIA MAN SCHEDULED TO PLEAD GUILTY TO STRANGLING WIFE

Police say Christopher Murray killed his spouse as they argued about his texts to another woman. She was killed while jogging near their home last summer.

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POLICE CHIEF’S SON FACES TRIAL ON CHARGES HE POINTED GUN AT COUNTY DETECTIVES

Twenty-two-year-old Christopher Fitzgerald is the son of Allentown police chief Joel Fitzgerald. Lehigh County prosecutors say he aimed a loaded gun at two undercover detectives following an alleged road-rage incident Aug. 29. The defense says Fitzgerald never pointed the gun at detectives, had a permit for the gun, and feared for his family’s safety because he didn’t know the undercover officers were police.

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MAN JAILED ON CHARGES HE SHOT 11-YEAR-OLD BOY IN CHEST WITH BB GUN

Police say 31-year-old Albert Clark, of McKeesport, was upset because the boy he allegedly shot had previously shot Clark’s young son with the same kind of weapon.

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FEDERAL JUDGE IN PITTSBURGH TO DECIDE WHETHER EX-PPG RESEARCHER REMAINS JAILED IN TRADE SECRETS CASE

Sixty-two-year-old Thomas Rukavina is charged with stealing the secrets for a Chinese company. His attorney says he has mental problems.

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82-YEAR-OLD COASTER FAN CELEBRATES 5,000TH RIDE ON FAVORITE HISTORIC COASTER

Vic Kleman logged the milestone Sunday at Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh. He spent more than eight hours straight on the Jack Rabbit, riding it 95 times. The coaster is the world’s fifth-oldest and opened in 1920. Kleman has been riding it since 1959.

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