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AP-PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

August 8, 2018

Good morning! 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. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 215-446-6631 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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)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.


— 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.

— FATAL SHOOTING — Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.



— 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. AP photos.


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