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April 22, 2014

5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news

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

COMCAST REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER NET INCOME UP 30 PERCENT, BEATING WALL STREET ESTIMATES

Comcast Corp. is reporting first-quarter net income increasing by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC with a boost from the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon’s elevation as host of “The Tonight Show.” The results beat Wall Street estimates and the company’s shares rose more than 2 percent in premarket trading.

TRIAL SCHEDULED TO OPEN FOR THREE CHARGED IN STABBING OF PITTSBURGH STEELERS LINEMAN

Trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for three men charged in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams last year. Twenty-six-year-old Michael Paranay, 26-year-old Dquay Means and 27-year-old Jerrell Whitlock face charges ranging from conspiracy to attempted homicide. Adams, an offensive lineman, was hospitalized for four days after the June stabbing.

WITNESS SAW SMALL PLANE ‘WOBBLING’ BEFORE CRASH AT SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AIRPORT, INVESTIGATORS SAY

Federal investigators say a witness saw a small plane flying low and “wobbling” moments before it crashed at a southwestern Pennsylvania airport last month, killing a former Ukrainian champion figure skater. Officials said 52-year-old Igor Novodran of Upper St. Clair was practicing touch-and-go landings at Washington County Airport before the March 11 crash near the runway.

DEATH OF MAN INJURED IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA SHOOTING MORE THAN TWO DECADES AGO RULED A HOMICIDE

A central Pennsylvania coroner has ruled the death of a man injured in a shooting more than two decades ago a homicide. Authorities say 36-year-old Juan Sanchez was only 14 when the June 1992 shooting in York left him paralyzed. After he died in February, District Attorney Tom Kearney said his office was considering filing homicide charges in the 22-year-old case.

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