APPEALS COURT PANEL NIXES NEW TRIAL FOR JERRY SANDUSKY
Attorneys for the former Penn State assistant football coach say they'll ask the state Supreme Court to review the Superior Court panel's 3-0 ruling. Sandusky had argued for a new trial on child sex-abuse charges, claiming his lawyers didn't have sufficient time to prepare, a prosecutor made improper references to him not testifying and the judge mishandled two jury instructions.
STATE SENATE APPROVES SANDUSKY SIX: HALF-DOZEN BILLS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN CHILD SEX-ABUSE LAWS IN PENNSYLVANIA
The bills, inspired by the former Penn State coach's sex scandal and Catholic clergy molestation scandals, would broaden rules for who can be considered a perpetrator of child abuse and a clearer list of who must report a case of suspected child abuse to authorities.
PENNSYLVANIANS STILL FINDING GLITCHES ON OBAMACARE ENROLLMENT SITE
Some residents say they've been unable to start choosing from among the 56 health insurance plans available on the federal government's online health insurance marketplace.
PIRATES OPEN NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES AGAINST 'ARCH' ENEMY ST.
The team is putting up a big-screen TV outside PNC Park so fans in Pittsburgh can watch the game being played this afternoon at the Cardinals' Busch Stadium.
FLYERS DOWN, PENGUINS READY TO GO
Philadelphia lost its National Hockey League opener to Toronto last night, while their cross-state rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins, open their season at home against the New Jersey Devils tonight.