5 Things to Know for Tuesday

Get in the know with some of Pa.'s biggest stories.

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:

Phillies Cole Hamels Shares the Labor in No-Hitter
Hamels left yesterday's game after throwing 108 pitches in six innings. Three relievers finished the 7-0 Labor Day win against the Atlanta Braves.

School District Mourns 3 Sophomore Killed in SUV Crash
The three Council Rock High School South students who died in Saturday morning's crash were 15-year-old Ryan Lesher, of Churchville, 15-year-old Shamus Digney, of Holland, and Cullen Keffer, whose age and hometown weren't released.

Assault Trial Opens for Man Shot, Paralyzed by Pittsburgh Police Officer
The defendant, 21-year-old Leon Ford, is accused of dragging a police officer with his vehicle before the officer shot and paralyzed him. Ford's attorney contends police contributed to the shooting by not following proper procedures. Ford is also suing the police in federal court.

Groom, His State Trooper Brother Charged After Wedding Reception Brawl
Pittsburgh police have charged the groom, 35-year-old Mark Williams, and his 35-year-old brother David — an off-duty trooper — with riot, aggravated assault and other charges. Police say the groom fondled a pregnant waitress then fought with her boyfriend, who she called to the scene. Police say the trooper fought with officers who tried to break up the melee.

Will Smokin' Joe Statue Attract as Many Tourists as Rocky?
Philadelphia officials hope so. Artist Stephen Layne is finishing up a 9-foot-tall clay version of "Smokin' Joe" that captures Philly's local hero in mid-punch. Frazier became the first fighter to beat Muhammad Ali in 1971. Frazier also made a cameo appearance in the movie about the fictional Philadelphia boxer played by Sylvester Stallone, who already has a statue in the city.

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