Local News Headlines 4/17/19

Here’s your Wednesday morning 4/17 headlines:

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court will resolve the dispute between UPMC and Highmark.

An assistant athletics coach at Penn State University has been removed, following allegations of sexual abuse.

One of three murder suspects involved in the Steven Hackney killing has been sentenced to life in prison.

A family in Hyndman has filed a federal lawsuit against CSX Railroad for the 2017 train derailment in the Bedford County town.

A man wanted by Altoona police on charges related to a stabbing in the city on Monday, was nabbed after a crash and foot chase yesterday.

A 20 member state panel has approved the next step for a petition to enact a cap and trade program to cut pollution in Pennsylvania.

A group of Democrats in the State Legislature said yesterday that shootings y police show the need to change the rules when police can use deadly force and reform oversight and training.

Sports betting leaped by almost one-third in Pennsylvania’s fourth full month amid March Madness.

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