AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
Aug. 08, 2018
Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. Ron Todt is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or email@example.com.
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IMMIGRATION JUDGES COMPLAINT-SESSIONS
PHILADELPHIA — Immigration judges are accusing the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of undermining a Philadelphia judge's independence by having cases removed from his court, apparently because he was too slow to issue deportation orders. By Claudia Lauer.
FRATERNITY HOUSE-DEADLY FALL
BELLEFONTE — A second Penn State fraternity brother is expected to plead guilty Wednesday in a case that stems from the death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking last year.
EXCHANGE-CYCLISTS REPAIR HOUSES
HAZLETON — On any given weekday you'll find them pedaling cross-country on a two-month bicycle trip, gripping the handlebars as they push through sometimes unpleasant weather. At week's end, though, they give their bikes a break and pick up hammers. Along the way there are rest stops and work stops where they repair homes for low-income families under The Fuller Center for Housing, a Christian non-profit group with a chapter in Hazleton that formerly went under the Habitat for Humanity name. Amanda Christman, The (Hazleton) Standard-Speaker.
MOTHER'S DEATH-ABUSE CHARGES — A Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her mother and will cooperate in the case against her ex-boyfriend.
AMBER ALERT-SUSPECT ARRESTED — Police say the man accused of abducting a Virginia woman and a grandchild has been arrested, but the victims remain missing. News outlets cite an Amber Alert updated Tuesday that says Hareton Jaime Rodriguez-Sariol was arrested in Pennsylvania.
FATAL SHOOTING — Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.
PHOENIX — Philadelphia right-hander Vince Velasquez looks to continue his string of strong starts when the Phillies face left-hander Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words. Starts at 3:40 p.m.
DENVER — Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer makes his second start since he was acquired in a trade with the Rays as the Pirates close out a three-game series Wednesday against Colorado. The Rockies will throw right-hander German Marquez. By Brent W. New. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 3:10 p.m. EDT.
FBC--SUMMER JOBS-FARMER'S WORK
Koa Farmer's taste in television steers in a very clear direction. After he is done playing football, Farmer wants in on the action — for real. The senior is a criminology and sociology major at Penn State. In the summer of 2016, a former professor hooked him up with law enforcement organizations in Washington to get a taste of what it's like to solve crimes. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: About 720 words, photos.
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