PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police in western Pennsylvania say a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed in a Pittsburgh-area housing complex. Allegheny County investigators say police and paramedics were called to the Hawkins Village housing complex in Rankin shortly after 7:30 last night. They found the body of Delasia Dutrieuille near a playground. Authorities say she killed after a confrontation with two boys, possibly over a robbery earlier in the evening.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say officers have shot and killed a man armed with a butcher knife in northeast Philadelphia. They say officers were called to the Oxford Circle section of the city around 7 a.m. today and found the man in the street with a knife. Police say officers used the bumper of their vehicle to knock him to the ground and then used pepper spray on him, but he ran toward them and they fired.
WEST CHESTER (AP) - Police say a suburban Philadelphia high school student was cited and suspended after a classmate was shot with a BB gun in homeroom. Investigators in Chester County allege that the 16-year-old student brought the gun to Rustin High School on Thursday, and other students encouraged him to fire it at a friend. Westtown-East Goshen police say the victim was uninjured by the plastic pellet except for a "minor red mark" on his chest.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia man charged with murder after losing two sons to untreated pneumonia told police he believes in "divine healing," not medicine, to "break the devil's power." Herbert and Catherine Schaible (SHY'-bul) were ordered held without bail yesterday on third-degree murder charges in the April death of their 8-month-old son, Brandon. Their 2-year-old son, Kent, died in 2009.
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