The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

June 18, 2013

5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news


Associated Press

— Your look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

PENNSYLVANIA AMONG STATES LIMITING COVERAGE OF ABORTIONS UNDER HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a bill that would still allow policies sold through the federally run marketplace to cover abortions in cases of rape, incest or when the mother's life is in danger. But anyone wanting coverage for most abortions would need to purchase that coverage separately.

POLICE SEARCHING FOR BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT WHO SHOT CUSTOMER WHO TRIED TO STOP HIM

The dead man is 46-year-old Vincent Kelley, of Washington, Pa. Witnesses say Kelley was shot by the robber Sunday, after chasing the unknown suspect to his getaway car outside a supermarket where the bank branch was located.

PHILLY BUILDING COLLAPSE SURVIVOR LOSES BOTH LEGS

Mariya Plekan is an immigrant from Ukraine. The 52-year-old woman was trapped in the rubble for nearly 13 hours in the collapse that killed six people earlier this month. Her legs have been amputated at her pelvis.

HOW OLD IS TOO OLD? PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT SAYS 70 IS STILL THE AGE LIMIT FOR JUDGES

The state's highest court has rejected two lawsuits filed by judges challenging the state's mandatory retirement age. The court rejected the argument that a 1968 amendment to the state constitution violates an older section of the constitution prohibiting age discrimination.

TWO PARENTS, TWO SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ON HUNGER STRIKE OVER PHILLY SCHOOL BUDGET CUTS, LUNCH AIDE LAYOFFS

The hunger strikers pledge to drink only water, saying lunch aides are critical for maintaining orderly buildings and ensuring students' safety.