PITTSBURGH - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:
1. FORMER U.S. SEN ARLEN SPECTER DEAD AT 82
Specter spent 30 years as a senator - the longest tenure by any senator from Pennsylvania - and famously switched from Republican to Democrat late in his career before losing in the 2010 primary. Specter's funeral is scheduled for Tuesday in Penn Valley.
2. INSULT TO INJURY: PITTSBURGH STEELERS ROOKIE CHARGED WITH DRUNKEN DRIVING, FELONY VEHICULAR ASSAULT
The team, already wracked by injuries, now has to deal with the arrest of 22-year-old Alameda Ta'amu (TAY'-ah-moo). Police say the defensive lineman was drunk when he drove the wrong way on a city street, smashing four parked cars and injuring a woman in one of them before his arrest early Sunday.
3. PITTSBURGH POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR YOUTH FOOTBALL SHOOTER
Police believe Saturday's shooting at a game for pee-wee players stemmed from a dispute between two young men, one of whom was among three people injured. Two women, believed to be bystanders, were also wounded, one critically.
4. FIRE THAT KILLED TWO PITTSBURGH CHILDREN STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION
The children, ages 3 and 4, died of smoke inhalation and their baby sitter was hospitalized after jumping from a third-floor window to escape the flames.
5. WINNING RECORD FOR EAGLES GOES BYE-BYE
Consecutive losses on last-play field goals have the Philadelphia Eagles headed into a bye week with a 3-3 record. After losing to the Steelers 16-14 last week, the Eagles blew a 10-point lead and lost in overtime to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, 26-23.