A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:
AND THE WINNER IS ...
Gov. Tom Corbett will name the state's teacher of the year at an awards program in Hershey.
STATE POLICE SAY THEY FATALLY SHOT MASSACHUSETTS MAN AFER HE HELD KNIFE TO THROAT OF BABY HE ABDUCTED
The dead man is 21-year-old Jared Brown-Garnham of Taunton, Massachusetts Police issued an alert for the child after the suspect took her from a convenience store in Brentwood following an argument with his ex-girlfriend, the baby's mother. The man was shot after leading police on a chase that ended when he rammed security gates at Pittsburgh International Airport.
FIRST MAJOR OVERHAUL OF CHARTER SCHOOL LAW MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The law establishing charter schools was enacted in 1997. There are 176 charter schools in Pennsylvania, more than half in Philadelphia. Nearly 120,000 students attend charters, which are taxpayer-funded but independently operated. One part of the bill would reduce taxpayer funding for the state's 15 cyber charters, online schools that have been plagued by mismanagement and low test scores.
STORM THAT DROPPED SNOW ON PITTSBURGH, PHILLY NFL GAMES — AND MOST POINTS IN BETWEEN — MOVING OUT
The flakes had changed to rain in Philadelphia by early morning, making for slushy streets downtown. Many schools in western and central Pennsylvania are operating on a delayed schedule, with drizzle or small amounts of freezing rain forecast Monday.
SPEAKING OF FOOTBALL ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff hopes are all but dead after losing 34-28 to the warm-weather Miami Dolphins. But across the state, the Philadelphia Eagles appear to be streaking into the postseason after beating the Detroit Lions behind a franchise-record 217 rushing yards by LeSean MCoy. That included touchdown runs of 57 and 40 yards.