5 things you need to know: Friday, May 6

The Mulberry Street Bridge is closed indefinitely.

Officials say a retaining wall failed alongside the bridge yesterday afternoon. No one was hurt in the landslide-type collapse but a vehicle ended up on the roof of a business.

New claims about when football coach Joe Paterno knew of the Sandusky molestation.

According to Pennlive.com, insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky. Paterno went to university higher-ups in 2001 and told a grand jury in 2011 he did not know of any other incidents.

A Perry County man, charged with the shooting death of his daughter, is asking for a new lawyer.

Yesterday Don Meyer pleaded not guilty. He’s accused of pointing a gun at a constable trying to evict him from his home. Prosecutors say the constable fired a shot at Meyer in self-defense. That bullet killed Meyer’s daughter, 12-year-old Ciara.

The State Street bridge will be open this weekend.

It was supposed to close for road work near the state Capitol Complex but is once again postponed because of rain in the forecast. The work is now scheduled for next weekend.

This weekend is the Kentucky Derby.

The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday, May 7 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Here are five fun facts about the race.

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