UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A trial opens today in Uniontown for a man accused of beating his girlfriend's infant son to death. Patrick Haney Jr. could face the death penalty in the death of Trenton St. Clair. The youngster's mother is expected to testify at the trial after pleading guilty last week to child endangerment charges.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A woman from South Park, near Pittsburgh, was among those on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared Saturday. Area media report Mei Ling Chng worked as a process engineer with Flexsys in Monongahela. Searchers continue to look for signs of the aircraft but say what had looked like a life raft earlier today actually was floating moss-covered trash.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) - A coroner in Somerset has identified the second person who died in a two-car crash over the weekend. Ryan Stallard of West Mifflin died at the scene. The Daily American newspaper reports authorities had earlier identified Roger Hay of Rockwood borough as the other victim in Saturday's Milford Township crash.
PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) - Eastbound traffic on an eight-mile stretch of I-84 from Pike County into New York will be cut starting today to one lane as work begins on a $40 million project improving highway bridges on the highway. Similar westbound closures will start next week with the lane restrictions expected to run to the end of the year.
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