A look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:
PHILADELPHIA OFFICER CRITICAL BUT STABLE; WILL NEED MULTIPLE SURGERIES AFTER BEING SHOT
Forty-one-year-old officer Edward Davies has been on the force for six years, and is married with four children. Police say 31-year-old Eric Torres, who has 12 prior arrests for charges including assaulting an officer and drug possession, shot the officer with a .45-caliber pistol during a struggle Tuesday.
WILLIAM SCRANTON, FORMER GOVERNOR AND REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, TO BE REMEMBERED
Today’s memorial service will be held at a church in the northeastern Pennsylvania city named after his family. Scranton was elected as Pennsylvania’s 38th governor in 1962 and lost out on the GOP presidential nomination to Barry Goldwater two years later. He died last month at age 96.
CREWS PLAN TO RESUME SEARCHING FOR TEENAGER SWEPT INTO RAIN-SWOLLEN CREEK
Authorities say the 15-year-old was with several friends near Pennypack Creek in Philadelphia when he dipped his feet in the water to cool off yesterday. Instead, he slipped and was swept away hours after the city was hit by heavy rains.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES LOSE FOURTH IN A ROW, LEAD OVER ST. LOUIS DOWN TO TWO GAMES
The Pirates let a 3-2 lead slip away when Starling Marte dropped a fly ball in the bottom of the ninth, before losing 4-3 in 14 innings. The teams play again tonight, with the Pirates clinging to a two-game lead in the National League Central Division.
POLICE RESUME SEARCH FOR 7-MONTH-OLD BOY BELIEVED TO BE DEAD
Thirty-year-old Ummad Rushdi, of York, is jailed in the disappearance of Hamza Ali. Police say Rushdi told his brother he shook the boy to death and buried him more than a week ago.