1. FORMER PENN STATE VP SCHULTZ AWAITING TRIAL IN ALLEGED COVER UP FILES DOCUMENT SUGGESTING PENDING LAWSUIT
The document doesn't make allegations against former chief counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, but reserves Schultz's right to sue her. Schultz's attorneys previously filed a criminal court motion hoping to keep Baldwin from testifying about conversations she had with him about disgraced coach Jerry Sandusky.
2. DELAWARE MAN CLAIMS BOY SCOUTS 'PERVERSION FILES' SUPPORT HIS CLAIM THAT ORGANIZATION HID SEX ABUSE COMPLAINTS
The lawsuit filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court contends the man was abused as a boy by a Scout leader who headed a troop at the Mormon church the alleged victim attended in Downingtown in the late 1990s.
3. SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA TO ANNOUNCE ABOUT 40 SCHOOL CLOSURES NEXT FALL DUE TO BUDGET PROBLEMS, FALLING ENROLLMENT
The district has 249 schools and hopes to save $30 million a year by closing nearly one in six. No teacher layoffs are associated with the closures but other jobs could be lost.
4. APPEALS COURT JUDGE WANTS TO MEET WITH LAWYERS BATTLING OVER STATE'S VOTER ID LAW
Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson has previously suspended enforcement of the law for the last general election on Nov. 6. Now he's got to determine whether it's constitutional—a fight that could wind up in the state's Supreme Court.
5. PHILADELPHIA-AREA MAN SHOWS HIS PASSION FOR TOLKIEN BOOKS WITH HOBBIT HOUSE
The tiny cottage in rural Chester County contains a collection of rare books and other related memorabilia inspired by the fictional creatures said to live in Middle-earth.