From left, Ricardo Munoz' mother Miguelina Pena,  his sister Rulennis Munoz, and attorney Michael Perna speak outside the County Courthouse in this file photo from Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)
From left, Ricardo Munoz' mother Miguelina Pena, his sister Rulennis Munoz, and attorney Michael Perna speak outside the County Courthouse in this file photo from Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Headlines:

December Covid-19 death toll in Lancaster County reaches 60: An outbreak at The Gardens at Stevens nursing home accounts for about half of those deaths. (Source: LNP)

Ricardo Munoz family encouraged by Sen. Casey's proposed police reform: The Democratic U.S. senator is calling for enhancing 211 to divert non-emergency calls from 911, along with additional police training on how to handle mental health emergencies. Casey's office has reached out to the Munoz family. "This is definitely a start and we are definitely grateful," Munoz' sister Rulennis said.  (Source: ABC 27)

Pennsylvania politicians draw battle lines over public health measures: Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, a Democrat, said additional restrictions, even short-term ones, would be appropriate "to get folks to recognize that this is a serious virus." (Source: CBS 21) House Majority leader Kerry Benninghoff, a Republican, said "job-crushing, harmful government mandates are not the answer" and warned Wolf not to "cancel Christmas." (Source: WGAL)

State Sens. Martin, Aument hold livestream on 2020 election: Scott Martin and Ryan Aument said Republicans are pursuing legal cases challenging the Wolf administration's and state Supreme Court's changes to state election procedures. Online commenters called for Republicans to overturn the results. The livestream is available on Aument's Facebook page.  (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Feds, states sue Facebook. (Source: Business Insider) Daily Covid-19 deaths top 3,250 as final vaccine approval nears. (Source: Reuters) Trump seizes on Texas lawsuit in hopes of overturning election. (Source: ABC News) Giuliani leaves hospital after Covid-19 treatment. (Source: NPR)

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