Local News Headlines 8/17/18

Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic leadership is under pressure to support a change in the state law regarding the statute of limitations on child sex abuse.

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” yesterday about the State grand jury report on clergy sex abuse.

A Blair County man was found guilty yesterday on a number of child sex abuse charges.

A Blair County jury failed to reach a verdict in another child sex abuse case, causing a mistrial.

A Clearfield County man has been found guilty for a 2017 murder near Philipsburg.

A Tyrone man has been locked up after his arrest for fleeing police and trying to avoid arrest.

A Bedford County man is locked up on charges of choking his girlfriend and trying to smother her with a pillow.

UPMC is planning to expand its healthcare and insurance provider arms.