5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:
HEARTLESS? PARENTS OF DEAD MARINE ARE CLAIMING DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SENT SON'S REMAINS HOME WITHOUT A HEART
The Coatesville couple, Craig and Beverly LaLoup, say their son's body came home without a heart after he died in Greece last year. Then, when the military sent an organ months later, a DNA test showed it wasn't their son's. The couple is suing in federal court in Philadelphia. The Greek embassy says the Marine's heart was removed for tests done at his autopsy.
STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIRMENT BOARD TO MEET, POSSIBLY DISCUSS INVESTIGATION OF CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
State Treasurer Rob McCord - a Democratic candidate for governor - is accusing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration of mishandling an investigation into unspecified possible misconduct by the chief investment officer of the $26 billion state government employees' pension fund.
WHAT'S IT COST TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR?
Businessman Tom Wolf, a candidate for the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nomination who has vowed to sink $10 million of his own money into his campaign, is expected to make public how much cash he has received from his supporters.
STATE HOUSE MOVING ON CHILD-ABUSE REFORMS IN WAKE OF PENN STATE AND CATHOLIC CLERGY SCANDALS
Lawmakers gave final approval to measures to expand the definition of "perpetrator" in child sex-abuse cases and toughen penalties for assaults against children under certain circumstances. The bills now move to the Senate, which is expected to send them on to Gov. Tom Corbett.
THE ANSWER, MY FRIEND, TO WHAT'S BLOWING IN THE WIND
Pennsylvania is joining a petition with eight other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to ask the federal government to require nine upwind states to reduce air pollution emissions.