Local News Headlines 5/14/19

Here’s your Tuesday morning 5/14 local headlines:

Authorities say one person perished in a Clearfield County fire Monday night.

Attorneys representing five former patients announced yesterday that a lawsuit was filed against Conemaugh Health Systems, Laurel Pediatrics and former Johnstown pediatrician Johnnie Barto.

A Bedford County couple is facing serious charges after allegedly dropping off a young child along the side of the road and driving off.

The man serving time for threatening the Hollidaysburg water system is getting his jail sentence adjusted.

Investigators say 23 people in Western Pennsylvania are among the nearly 180 statewide facing welfare fraud charges.

The showdown between Highmark and UPMC is scheduled for Thursday before the state Supreme Court in Harrisburg.

A State Senator has introduced a bill to eliminate the religious and philosophical exemptions in the state immunization law.

A bill which seeks to strengthen charter school law in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House Education Committee.

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