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Thursday, Sept. 7

This image from a security camera shows Danelo Cavalcante crabwalking up the walls of a hallway during his escape from Chester County Prison on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023. (Source: Chester County Prison)

• Updated state environmental justice policy takes effect: The policy, which is nonbinding, encourages broader protections for low-income and non-White communities. (Source: WHYY)

• York Water Co. asks customers to reduce usage: The utility says dry conditions are impacting supply. (Source: WGAL)

• Officials discuss human trafficking concerns: At a roundtable at Messiah College, prosecutors and police called for greater awareness and information sharing.  (Source: ABC 27)

• Storms to succeed heat wave: Today’s highs will be in the low 90s. Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening, with more tomorrow. (Source: WGAL)

• Video shows convicted killer’s escape: Danelo Cavalcante clambered over razor wire at Chester County Prison on Aug. 31 and remains at large. (Source: NPR)

• Nation/world: Hurricane Lee gathers strength. (Source: ABC News) Data shows abortions increased in states near those with bans. (Source: UPI) McConnell pledges to finish his term. (Source: USA Today) Judge orders Texas to remove Rio Grande barriers. (Source: CNN) Mexico ends its federal abortion ban. (Source: AP) Biden administration cancels drilling leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Source: NPR) Springsteen postpones September shows. (Source: CBS News)