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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

June 19, 2014
dsp Associated Press

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:

PHILADELPHIA MAN FACES POSSIBLE EXTRADITION TO GERMANY ON CHARGES HE WAS SS GUARD AT AUSCHWITZ

Eighty-nine-year-old Johann "Hans" Breyer is jailed on charges he aided in killing 216,000 Jews at the notorious Nazi death camp.

GOV. TOM CORBETT, DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGER TOM WOLF SET TO FILE FIRST CAMPAIGN EXPENSE REPORTS

Thursday's reports are the first required since the May primary.

PHILADELPHIA PHILANTHROPIST SAYS EARLIER GIFTS 'PALE IN COMPARISON' TO DEAL FOR CITY'S LARGEST NEWSPAPERS

H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest has given away most of his $1.2 billion fortune. The 84-year-old philanthropist became the sole owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News this week, ending a turbulent year marked by a bitter feud among investors, a court-ordered buyout, and the plane crash death of co-owner Lewis Katz.

FEDERAL JUDGE TOSSES HUNTING GROUP'S LAWSUIT CHALLENGING PENNSYLVANIA'S BAN ON SUNDAY HUNTING

U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane made the ruling in a suit brought by the Lancaster County-based Hunters United for Sunday Hunting against the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the agency that enforces the state's game code. She found the hunters could not prove that the law unfairly discriminated between classes of hunters or that the ban on Sunday hunting violates their religious freedoms.

BILL WOULD OFFER CASH STIPENDS TO HELP PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD RECRUIT MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign the bill authorizing $1,000 monthly stipends for physicians and physician assistants during four years of medical residency or the first 36 months of service. In exchange, they would have to complete one additional month of service for each month they received stipends.

 
 

 

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