A look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:
'SORRY' MAY NO LONGER BE THE HARDEST WORD FOR DOCTORS
That's because the state House voted unanimously to send Gov. Tom Corbett a bill that immunizes medical professionals who apologize when patients die or suffer complications. Many experts say family members who file malpractice suits are angry because doctors simply didn't apologize for mistakes or bad outcomes.
REPUBLICANS, DEMOCRATS REPORT PROGRESS ON STATE TRANSPORTATION BILL
In June, the Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to increase transportation spending by $2.5 billion by raising taxes, fees and fines on motorists. But House Republicans have struggled to find support for a similar bill without rolling back union-supported wage requirements on transportation projects.
FORMER PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS POLICE OFFICER GETS 32 TO 64 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MOLESTING FOUR BOYS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL JANITOR'S CLOSET IN 1990S
An Allegheny County judge called 44-year-old Robert Lellock a sexually violent predator and a danger to the community before imposing the lengthy sentence. Lellock would call the boys out of class to molest them.
MARCELLUS SHALE NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION GROWING FASTER THAN EXPECTED
The federal Energy Information Administration says production is now 12 billion cubic feet a day — about six times the 2009 production rate.
PHILADELPHIA STATE SEN. LEANNA WASHINGTON BLAMES ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INVESTIGATION ON DISGRUNTLED, FIRED EMPLOYEE
The Democrat lawmaker isn't identifying the employee but says she's cooperating with the investigation that included a search of her offices in Philadelphia and Montgomery County last week. The attorney general's office isn't commenting on the investigation or the reasons for it.