BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - A nonprofit group is offering a $50,000 reward for tips about the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in northeast Pennsylvania. One trooper died and a second was critically wounded in the shooting Friday night at the remote post in Pike County. Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers posted the reward offer today. It's asking anyone with information to call 800-4PA-TIPS.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A small Philadelphia museum that houses more than 10,000 pieces by "Where the Wild Things Are" illustrator Maurice Sendak will be returning most of the collection to the author's Connecticut estate. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that trustees for Sendak's foundation are reclaiming the artwork based on instructions in his will. Rosenbach officials say his artwork, manuscripts and other work will be sent back starting next month. The Rosenbach will retain about 600 Sendak pieces.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A second woman has died as a result of injuries suffered in an explosion and house fire in central Pennsylvania. The Public Opinion newspaper reports that 23-year-old Naja George died Friday at a hospital in Baltimore. State police say George's mother, 47-year-old Marlena Campbell, died of her injuries on September 4th. Authorities suspect propane cylinders kept outside the family's house in Marion contributed to the disaster on August 28th.
CLARKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - State police say they seized dozens of marijuana plants worth about $200,000 from a property in western Pennsylvania. Authorities say they acted on a tip when they began investigating the 132-acre farm in Morgan Township, Greene County. Police say they found 92 pot plants in a chicken coop adapted to grow marijuana. Three people were arrested Friday and charged with various drug offenses.
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