, , ,

  • Governor signs the no-texting-while-driving bill.  [Post-Gazette]  It will go into effect in March.
  • The state superior court overturned a man’s third-degree murder conviction because the prosecutors improperly argued that the defendant’s refusal to speak to investigators before his arrest was “substantive evidence of guilt.”  The defendant, Michael Molina, was convicted of beating a woman to death and hiding her in a basement.  His case has been remanded back to the court of common pleas.  [Post-Gazette]
  • Paterno is out.  [Trib]  The Post-Gazette has the grand jury findings here.
  • The Trib and the Post-Gazette editorialize about yesterday’s election results.
  • Remember: State courts are closed tomorrow for Veteran’s Day.