News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. ESTPosted: Last Edited:
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Baruch College fraternity awaits sentencing after a Pennsylvania jury found it guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses for the 2013 hazing death of a pledge in a rented home. Jurors announced the verdict Tuesday against the Pi Delta Psi fraternity in the death of freshman pledge Chun "Michael" Deng of New York. Four members of the now-closed fraternity chapter previously pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and await sentencing.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - The funeral is underway for a rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot in a traffic stop last week. Officer Brian Shaw's funeral was taking place Wednesday at Mount St. Peter Church in New Kensington.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - A county commissioner from southcentral Pennsylvania is the latest Democrat getting into the race for lieutenant governor. Craig Lehman of Lancaster County announced his candidacy Monday. That makes him the fourth Democrat willing to challenge the party's sitting lieutenant governor, Mike Stack. The 54-year-old Navy veteran has been in office since 2008. Stack is a former Philadelphia state senator and is seeking a second term. He has little relationship with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Investigators are back at the charred shell of a Pennsylvania senior living community, searching for remains of the last two missing residents who are presumed dead. The remains of two other elderly residents were found Tuesday. Officials returned to what is left of Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, west of Philadelphia, on Wednesday. The fire broke out Thursday night at Barclay More than two dozen people were injured and 133 residents displaced.
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