Monday, March 2
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:
'MICHELANGELO OF BUTTOCKS INJECTIONS' STILL ON THE STAND IN PHILADELPHIA MURDER TRIAL
Padge Victoria Windslowe says clients chose her over licensed surgeons because of her deft work. But authorities believe Windslowe caused the 20-year-old London woman's death in 2011 and injured several other women through shoddy silicone injections. She faces 20 to 40 years in prison if convicted of third-degree murder.
MANY SCHOOL DELAYS AGAIN IN WAKE OF LATEST STORM
People in various parts of the state woke up to ice-covered cars and roads. Highways are treated, but slick ramps and tertiary roads are increasing the risk for accidents and slowed commuters.
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY MULLING HOW TO SPEND PENN STATE'S $60 MILLION SANDUSKY SEX SCANDAL FINE
The Jan. 16 deal that ended litigation by two state officials against Penn State and the NCAA split up the money, with $12 million being retained by the university and $48 million going to the commission.
JUDGE RULES MAN MENTALLY COMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL FOR MUNICIPAL MEETING SHOOTING
Defense attorneys argued that Rockne Newell has a long history of mental illness and refuses to discuss what happened at the August 2013 supervisors' meeting in the Pocono Mountains community of Ross Township, instead rambling about conditions at the jail. But a judge says Newell's refusal to cooperate with his attorneys stems from his choice rather than an inability to do so.
WIFE OF FORMER PENN BASKETBALL STANDOUT COULD SOON BE PAROLED TO STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL
Maria Garcia-Pellon, 54, could have been sentenced to 25 years in prison on the voluntary manslaughter conviction in the February 2013 stabbing death of 55-year-old Matthew White in their Nether Providence home. But a Delaware County judge believed her treatment in prison would be inadequate and sentenced her to 23 months in jail plus 23 years of probation, ordering her transfer to the Norristown State Hospital when a bed becomes available.