Deadly Shooting Outside the Piazza. A shooting on the edge of the courtyard at the Piazza left one man dead and another wounded. The shootout was supposedly the result of an altercation between two men at adjacent tables on PYT’s patio. [Daily News]
Comcast Considers Purchase of BSkyB? Comcast is reportedly in the preliminary stages of exploring the possibility of placing a bid to purchase British Sky Broadcasting Group. News Corporation owns 39 percent of Britain’s largest satellite broadcaster and is reportedly looking to sell amid the phone-hacking scandal. [New York Times]
Sandusky Trial Starts Today. The trial of Jerry Sandusky is set to begin with opening statements this morning. Reporter Kevin Cirilli is covering this for the Philly Post. Get his updates on Twitter.
JVR Delaying Trade By Delaying Surgery? Howard Eskin has reported that the Flyers are interested in trading for Columbus forward Rick Nash, but the trade is being held up because James Van Riemsdyk is delaying surgery on a torn labrum. [CBS 3]
Schools Close Early Thanks to Heat. Philly’s public schools will dismiss at noon today thanks to the high temperatures. [Inquirer]
Joe Paterno’s Will Sealed. A judge has ordered that the last will and testament of Joe Paterno be permanently sealed from public view—along with all related court documents—at the behest of a Paterno family attorney. [Philly.com]
Mayor Nutter to Become Prez of Conference of Mayors. On Saturday, Mayor Nutter will become the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Mayor Nutter is currently the VP, but will take over the top spot at the group’s annual meeting in Orlando. [Daily News]
Philly Boy Presumed Drowned in A.C. The rescue efforts for a Philadelphia boy who went missing while he was in the ocean in Atlantic City yesterday have turned into a recovery mission. [6 ABC]