PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police will soon begin asking victims of domestic violence questions to try to predict the likelihood that they could be killed by their partners. Officers will begin using the survey Monday. It's known as the Lethality Assessment Program.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - The ex-defense attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is now facing legal troubles himself. American Express Bank has sued State College attorney Joe Amendola, claiming he's failed to pay $25,485 for purchases and interest on a credit card. Amendola says he wants to review the lawsuit before he comments.
NANTY GLO, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars post has closed after falling behind on its bills and failing to elect new officers. VFW Post 3489 in Nanty Glo had fallen behind more than $20,000 on its utility bills and could not elect seven new officers at its last meeting.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Officials in flood-prone north-central Pennsylvania say a new federal law ending subsidized insurance in certain areas will bankrupt homeowners, drive down property values and deplete tax bases. The flood insurance program is currently about $25 billion in debt.
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