5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

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A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:

ALLEGED STATE POLICE ASSASSIN DUE IN COURT

Eric Frein, the man who eluded police for 48 days after allegedly shooting to death a state trooper and wounding another outside their barracks in the Pocono Mountains, is due in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.

JURY SELECTION EXPECTED IN TRIAL OF MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY KILLED COUPLE, BURIED THEM IN HIS BACKYARD

Hugo Selenski's capital trial is scheduled to start Monday in Wilkes-Barre, about eight miles from where investigators found the bodies of a drug-dealing pharmacist and his girlfriend and at least three other people in June 2003. But it's possible a judge may delay the trial at the last minute.

FORMER PHILADELPHIA IRONWORKERS BOSS SET FOR TRIAL

After 11 guilty pleas by other ironworkers, ex-union leader Joseph Dougherty, 73, is the only defendant left when trial opens Monday. Prosecutors allege members of Ironworkers Local 401 threatened and sabotaged non-union work sites, and torched a Quaker meeting house.

PITTSBURGH POLICE CHIEF DRAWING KUDOS, BARBS FOR POSING WITH PROTESTERS' ANTI-RACISM SIGN

The mayor is praising Chief Cameron McLay for being photographed on New Year's Eve holding a sign that says: "I resolve to challenge racism @ work" and adds the hashtag "#end white silence." But the police union president says the sign amounts to accusing officers of racism. McLay says he's trying to improve police relations with the black community.

FORMER PHILADELPHIA SPORTSCASTER SET FOR TRIAL IN $300,000 THEFT CASES

Donald Tollefson withdrew his previous guilty plea just before he was sentenced last month. Now, prosecutors in Bucks County must try him on charges that he stole more than $300,000 by selling fake sports-themed trips that he said would help various charities.

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