PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police say a man shot and wounded by plainclothes officers late last night apparently was a pizza deliveryman who may have mistaken them for robbers. Authorities tell KYW-TV the man may not have heard the officers identify themselves. He is hospitalized in critical condition.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials in Allegheny County heard both opponents along with backers of a proposal to drill for natural gas beneath a Pittsburgh-area park at a meeting on the issue last night. Proponents often focused on the financial windfall, estimated in the millions of dollars, while opponents voiced concerns about pollution and the potential for accidents.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Federal prosecutors have charged a Hallstead man, along with two foreign nationals, with conspiring to export chemical warfare detection devices and other lab equipment to Syria. Harold Rinko tells the AP he has agreed to admit his guilt under a plea deal. A judge unsealed the case this morning.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Lackawanna County's corner has positively identified a body found in a pond last weekend as a woman who went missing five months ago. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune reports dental records to ID Diane Zavislak of Trucksville. What caused Zavislak's death is still unknown.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Much of southeastern Pennsylvania is under a red flag warning or a fire weather watch today. Forecasters say the chances for brushfires is higher today because of relatively dry conditions along with winds that could gust to 35 miles-an-hour.
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