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January 17, 2013

5 Things to know for today in Pennsylvania news

Here's a look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:

POLICE SEEK 2 SUSPECTS IN PHILLY GIRL'S ABDUCTION

Police are still searching for a woman who abducted a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from her elementary school.

FORMER PENN PROF WHO KILLED WIFE SET TO BE PAROLED

Rafael Robb, who pleaded guilty to beating his wife to death as she wrapped Christmas presents, is set to be paroled.

NEW LEADERSHIP ON TAP FOR PENN STATE TRUSTEES

The change comes as Penn State's Board of Trustees is at a critical juncture, dealing with lingering fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

EAGLES GET THEIR MAN: CHIP KELLY LANDS IN PHILADELPHIA

Moments after Chip Kelly's arrived, he was handed a new Eagles visor and received a warm greeting from fans gathered at the airport. Welcome to Philadelphia, Coach. The Eagles hired Kelly on Wednesday, just 10 days after he decided to stay at Oregon.

PITTSBURGH CLOSES STRONG TO BEAT VILLANOVA

Durand Johnson and Trey Zeigler each scored 13 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 58-43 win over Villanova on Wednesday night.

 

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