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Thursday, April 13

Sophie Xiong, at podium, reads a poem by Jessica Lopez, inset, at a press conference after Lopez’ sentencing on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. (Photos: Tim Stuhldreher)

 Jessica Lopez appeals sentence, conviction: Defense attorney Christopher Patterson claims Judge Merrill Spahn did not consider countervailing factors in his sentencing, and that the evidence did not support her conviction. (Source: LNP)

 Warwick Middle School wins Future City competition: It is the second straight year the school has taken the top prize. (Source: WGAL)

 Farmers have hopes for Farm Bill: They want it to streamline conservation funding and preserve crop insurance. (Source: CBS 21)

 UPMC slammed for charity stinginess: The Lown Institute’s Hospital Index found that the health system received $246 million more in tax breaks in 2020 than it spent on charity care and community initiatives. (Source: Capital-Star)

 Harrisburg City Council hears resident ideas for ARPA: Input taken at the first of three town halls included funding nonprofits and bike lanes. (Source: CBS 21)

 Nation/world: Appeals court partially blocks judge’s ruling reversing approval of mifepristone. (Source: ABC News) Sen. Feinstein asks for temporary replacement on Judiciary, amid calls for resignation. (Source: CNN) Biden meets with Irish President Higgins. (Source: UPI) Law requires Louisville shooter’s assault rifle to be auctioned. (Source: CBS News) DeSantis seeks to stop Florida GOP from endorsing Trump. (Source: NBC News)