PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia university says it is investigating a reported attack on a student that allegedly included what the school called "religious slurs." Temple University says Wednesday afternoon's confrontation on the school's main campus in north Philadelphia "is alleged to have included physical violence and anti-Semitic statements and religious slurs."
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice on corruption charges but has softened the terms of her mandatory apology. A Superior Court panel today said Joan Orie Melvin still must write apologies to every state judge but doesn't have to do it on a photograph of herself in handcuffs as first ordered.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - The coroner's office has identified a man and woman found shot in a street in western Pennsylvania and has ruled their deaths to be homicides. The victims are 43-year-old John Russ, of New Kensington, and 28-year-old Shannon Bongartz, of Penn Hills. Russ was found shot inside a parked vehicle near his home, while Bongartz was found dead in the street nearby yes morning.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - This year's Sept. 11 observance at the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania will include the first public view of the Congressional Gold Medal given to the site. The medal is the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. It'll be presented to memorial officials at the U.S. Capitol on September 10th before being shown the next day in Shanksville, near where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed.
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