Owner Bernd Brandstatter announced in March that restaurant would be closing between June and August, but the final day of business has been moved up.
Former Penn State and NFL player Harry Hamilton criticized authorities and denied charges that he forced his way into a State College residence and assaulted his son.
Spats Cafe closed its doors earlier this year after 30 years of serving Cajun and Creole dishes in downtown State College, but now it's set to make its return in collaboration with the Hotel State College and the Allen Street Grill.
As day two got under way for a second preliminary hearing for 11 of the former Beta Theta Pi members facing charges in connection with Piazza's February 2017 death, video evidence from inside the now-banned Penn State fraternity house was the focus.
The new Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law would create a tiered system for grading hazing offenses, stronger penalties and new requirements for enforcement and reporting by educational institutions.
Piazza’s parents, Jim and Evelyn, who again sat in the front row of the courtroom gallery, cried as Kamerow recounted the injuries to their son’s head and spleen.