Monday, April 20
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday.
POLICE SHOOTING RECORDED BY TASER CAMERA AT ISSUE IN COURT
Dauphin County prosecutors say Hummelstown police Officer Lisa Mearkle fired two shots, four seconds apart, into the back of a suspect who was lying down. Today's hearing will determine whether there's enough evidence for her to stand trial in the Feb. 2 shooting.
VETERANS' CEMETERY EXPANDING IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
Officials want to add 6,500 burial plots and 4,000 more spots for funeral urns at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville. That would ensure enough burial space for the next decade if the Department of Veteran Affairs approves the plan.
THREE DEAD IN HOTEL ARE VICTIMS OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE-SUICIDE, POLICE SAY
The York County Coroner's Office says 35-year-old Donnell Graham shot his wife and another man Sunday at the Quality Inn in Springettsbury Township before fatally shooting himself in the head.
TEBOWMENIA IN PHILADELPHIA
Tim Tebow is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Eagles today, three people familiar with the deal have told The Associated Press. The former Heisman Trophy winner hasn't played in the NFL since 2012 with the New York Jets. He was released by the New England Patriots before the 2013 season and spent last year working in television as an analyst for the SEC Network and ESPN.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS TRY TO KEEP MOMENTUM GOING AGAINST RANGERS
The underdog Penguins return from the Big Apple with their first-round series against the Rangers tied at a game apiece. The teams play tonight and Wednesday in Pittsburgh before returning to New York in Friday for Game 5.