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(Undated) -- Here's the latest news: A homicide victim who was found in New Jersey 30 years ago has been identified as a missing teen from Coatesville. A person who was shot by Reading police while pointing a gun at officers has been sentenced to up to three years in prison. Data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health show nearly 70-thousand young kids in Pennsylvania have had their COVID shots.

>>Announcement Coming Friday On Body Found In NJ; Teem Victim Was From Coatesville

(Coatesville, PA) -- A homicide victim who was found in New Jersey 30 years ago has been identified as a missing teen from Coatesville. A news release from the Warren County Prosecutor's Office says the teen had been nicknamed the "Tiger Lady" because of a large tiger tattoo on her calf, that's like one found on the guitar of Grateful Dead member Jerry Garcia. They say the band performed in New York a few weeks before the body was found.  The Warren County Prosecutor and New Jersey State Police Cold Case Unit will be making a major announcement regarding the case Friday morning. 

>>Transgender Woman Who Aimed Gun at Officers During Police-Involved Incident Sentenced 

(Reading, PA) -- A person who was shot by Reading police while pointing a gun at officers has been sentenced to up to three years in prison. Lakim Miller-Nock entered into a plea deal to get the reduced charges. Miller-Nock, a transgender woman who prefers to be known as Roxanne Moore, was involved in an incident September 13th where officers said she took a gun from someone at an apartment complex, aimed it at group of people and then at the officers. They then fired at her and struck her several times. The Berks County district attorney says Miller-Nock's prison time will be followed by six years of probation.

>>State Senate Passes Two Firearms Bills

(Harrisburg, PA) -- Pennsylvania's state Senate has approved two firearms bills, including one that would let people carry a loaded gun openly or concealed, without a permit. Another would punish cities and towns that impose firearms ordinances that are stricter than state law. After three hours of impassioned debate, the bills passed late last week with nearly complete Republican support. The votes also had backing from at least one Democrat. Democratic Governor Tom Wolf is expected to veto both bills.

>>State Department of Health Says Nearly 70,000 Kids Vaccinated Against COVID

(Harrisburg, PA) -- The latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health show some steady increases in COVID inoculations in the Commonwealth for kids under the age of 12. The data show that just under 69-thousand Pennsylvania children under the age of 12 have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and that over 17 hundred now have completed their vaccination series. The Pfizer vaccine is the only one approved for children under the age of 12. They receive one-third the adult dose.

>>Flyers Get Boost to Team's Emotional Outlook After Calgary Win

(Philadelphia, PA) -- It's been a tough several months for the Flyers' center Kevin Hayes. His brother, former NHL Player Jimmy Hayes died suddenly in August, then he had a challenging abdominal injury recently. But team managers say his - and the team's - spirits were lifted a bit in this week's win over the Calgary Flames. Hayes scored at 4:37 in the second period, his first goal of the season, and immediately paused to point to the sky in a tribute to his brother. Coach Alain Vigneault [[ uh-LANE veen -YO ]] also remarked that Kevin has worked "really hard" to come back. The 2-1 victory came in Philly Tuesday night in overtime. 


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