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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

August 8, 2014
Associated Press

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:

MOTHER WHOSE 3 KIDS DIED IN PHILLY CARJACKING HAS ALSO DIED

Temple University Hospital says 34-year-old Keisha Williams died Thursday night. She'd been in critical condition since the July 25 crash that killed three of her children as they were selling fruit on a street corner for a church fundraiser. Two alleged carjackers have been charged with murder and other crimes for allegedly running them down.

2 CHILDREN TAKEN FROM PHILADELPHIA-AREA HOME FOUND SAFE, THOUGH DAD SUSPECTED OF TAKING THEM, KILLING MOM, FOUND DEAD

Investigators believe 32-year-old Keith Belajonas shot himself in an SUV on a dead-end street in Staten Island a short time after his children were left at a drugstore where his brother worked. Police also believe Belajonas killed his 28-year-old wife in their suburban Philadelphia home before taking the children to New York on Thursday.

MOTHER, GRANDPARENTS JAILED, ORDERED TO TRIAL ON CHARGES THEY TRIED TO STARVE 'SKELETAL' BOY

The western Pennsylvania boy is now 8 and gaining weight. He was a 25-pound 7-year-old when a neighbor called child welfare workers to report his emaciated appearance in June.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER HAD RARE HEART TUMOR WHEN HE SUDDENLY DIED AFTER PRACTICE

Sixteen-year-old Noah Cornuet collapsed Wednesday evening at Burrell High School. He was participating in a practice meant to acclimate players to hot weather, which investigators have determined played no role in his death.

FEDERAL JUDGE GIVES NCAA, PENNSYLVANIA 30 DAYS TO WORK OUT DIFFERENCES

The NCAA sued Gov. Tom Corbett and other top officials over a 2013 that that requires a $60 million imposed against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal to remain in the state. The money to be paid over five years is earmarked for programs to prevent child sexual abuse and to help its victims.

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