ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A hitchhiker who became an online sensation but was arrested Thursday in a New Jersey man's beating death has been arraigned in Philadelphia. Caleb "Kai" McGillvary is charged with killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy Jr. He was arrested in Philadelphia on Thursday night.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Harrisburg region's newspaper is endorsing 1 of Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson's re-election challengers. In an editorial Friday, The Patriot-News threw its support behind bookstore owner Eric Papenfuse in a four-way primary for the Democratic nomination.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A judge has sentenced a former Pittsburgh pharmacist to over 15 years in prison for illegally possessing a shotgun. Authorities say 56-year-old Raymond Zareck made "excuse after excuse" for his past drug convictions and conduct. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti sentenced Zareck yesterday after finding that he qualified as an armed career criminal, which calls for a minimum sentence of 15 years.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a special stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. A ceremony to unveil the stamp will be held at Gettysburg National Military Park on Thursday, the same day that the Postal Service says the stamp will go on sale nationwide.
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