A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:
RECORD-SETTING FREEZE ENVELOPING WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
The early-morning low of 9 degrees below zero shattered a record for this date in Pittsburgh. Minus 5 was the previous record, set back in 1884. Schools, government buildings and courts are mostly closed as the region will see below-zero temperatures for much of the day before things return to normal — a high in the mid-20s — sometime Wednesday.
HEARING SET TO BEGIN ON JERRY SANDUSKY’S EFFORT TO HAVE HIS PENN STATE PENSION REINSTATED
Sandusky, imprisoned for molesting children, is expected to participate by video in the hearing starting Tuesday. The hearing could last three days and feature witnesses tied to Penn State and The Second Mile, a children’s charity founded by Sandusky where he met at least some of his victims.
LAWYERS SPELL OUT WHO GETS WHAT FROM LANDMARK $765 MILLION CONCUSSION LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT
Under the settlement in federal court in Philadelphia, former NFL players who developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, would get up to $5 million each; survivors would get up to $4 million for players who died of brain trauma; and players who developed dementia could get up to $3 million each.
PENNSLVANIA’S ‘JIHAD JANE’ GETS 10-YEAR FEDERAL SENTENCE IN MUSLIM TERROR PLOT
Fifty-year-old Colleen LaRose of Pennsburg faced a potential life term, but a federal judge in Philadelphia gave her credit for her guilty plea and her help in the indictment of two others.
PENNSYLVANIA, MARYLAND STATE POLICE PLAN NEWS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS ROAD RAGE SHOOTING
The incident, which began in Maryland, ended when Timothy Davison of Poland, Maine, was found fatally shot along Interstate 81 in southern Pennsylvania early Saturday. Police believe a truck pickup chased Davison following a road-rage dispute and rammed his car onto the median, where someone killed him.