LATEST HEADLINES

Section of I-99 in Centre County was closed for about 2 hours after crash involving tractor-trailer.

State College Area Board Passes Resolution Supporting Plaintiffs in Pa. School-Funding Lawsuit.

PennDOT could remove 90% of trees along part of Atherton St. as part of the state’s $17 million South Atherton Street Project.

More help is on the way to states struggling to keep up with the COVID surge. President Biden will give an update on the omicron variant this morning. He’s expected to say federal medical teams will be sent to New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan, and New Mexico.

The Republican leader in the House is refusing to help the committee looking into the Capitol attack.  They sent Kevin McCarthy a letter asking for his voluntary cooperation but he claims they’re not conducting a legitimate investigation.  He criticized members for issuing subpoenas.

Police in Virginia are accused of faking DNA evidence in criminal investigations.  The state attorney general says the reports were discovered last April and used to get people to confess or cooperate.  In one case, a forgery was presented in court during a bond hearing.

A mosque in New York is planning a mass funeral for the 17 people who died in Sunday’s apartment fire.  It’s expected to be held tomorrow or Saturday.  Officials say a space heater set a mattress on fire in a third floor unit and the front door didn’t close, letting smoke spread.

There’s another lawsuit in the deadly movie set shooting from last October.  The woman in charge of guns on the set of the Alec Baldwin film “Rust” is blaming an ammunition supplier in New Mexico.  She claims the company gave them live bullets mixed with blank rounds, which led to the cinematographer being killed.

A Washington man who killed his wife with poisoned ice cream will spend 25 years in prison.

CDC Lifts Mandatory COVID Rules For Cruise Ships.

Sports

Former Bald Eagle javelin thrower Angela Hoover has been elected to the Pennsylvania Track & Field Hall of Fame.

The Penn State women’s basketball team returns to the Bryce Jordan Center for the first time in over a month to welcome No. 11 Michigan on Thursday. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. on Big Ten Network.

NBA – The 76ers lost to Charlotte, 109-98.