MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a psychiatric patient had dozens of bullets on hand when he killed his caseworker and intended to kill more people at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan says 49-year-old Richard Plotts had a problem with the hospital's ban on guns, although it's not clear if that was the direct motive for yesterday's shooting.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people. Homicide Captain James Clark says "something obviously went horribly wrong" and the vehicle went out of control and struck a group of five adults and children on the corner around 11:15 this morning.
GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) - A man piloting an experimental, self-made plane missed a runway while attempting to land at a small airport in western Pennsylvania. The vice president of the Experimental Aircraft Association, tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the pilot is Robert Scott Winder, of Grove City, and that he's about 80 years old.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Archdiocese says there is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in the city, despite a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come. The Catholic News Service reports that Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput (SHAP'-yoo) said yesterday in North Dakota that "Pope Francis has told me that he is coming."
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