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Wednesday, Sept. 13

Danelo Cavalcante is surrounded by law enforcement following his capture on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. (Source: BBC)

• Danelo Cavalcante captured: The convicted killer was taken into custody without incident Wednesday morning, 14 days after he escaped from Chester County Prison. (Source: CBS 3

• Lititz woman forms ‘Grandmas for Love’: The organization is intended as a counterbalance to the Moms for Liberty movement in Warwick School District. (Source: LNP)

• County sheriff still struggling to hire: Lancaster County will extend a contract with Schaad Detective Agency for a fifth time to supplement Sheriff Chris Leppler’s in-house team. To pay Schaad, the county will use American Rescue Plan Act funds. (Source: LNP)

• Penn State develops contingency plan amid state budget uncertainty: If its expected $17.1 million increase doesn’t materialize, the university plans to delay certain expenditures, including staff raises. (Source: WITF)

• Dauphin County nonprofits intensify outreach efforts amid spike in overdoses: Eight people have died recently from what are believed to have been fentanyl-laced drug overdoses. (Source: WGAL)  

• Nation/world: McCarthy caves to GOP right wing, announces impeachment inquiry into Biden. (Source: CNN) Kim Jong Un vows unconditional support for Putin. (Source: CBS News) Data shows poverty increased in 2022; child poverty doubled. (Source: ABC News) CDC recommends Covid-19 booster for ages 6 months and up. (Source: UPI) 5,000+ dead in Libyan flooding. (Source: CNN) NY pension funds, state of Oregon sue Fox News over election lies. (Source: AP) Red wine floods Portuguese town. (Source: NPR)