A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:
NEW ACCUSER SUES PENN STATE, JERRY SANDUSKY AND CHARITY HE FOUNDED
The lawsuit claims the former assistant football coach sexually abused the boy during a shopping trip, when the alleged victim participated in The Second Mile, the charity the convicted child molester founded. Sandusky is serving decades in prison for molesting 10 boys.
TRIAL TO RESUME AFTER OUTBURST BY DEFENDANT IN PHILLY CHILD SEX ABDUCTION CASE
Christina Regusters burst into tears on Wednesday, denying testimony from a relative that she had ever touched the woman's child. Regusters is on trial for charges that she kidnapped another girl from a kindergarten last year and sexually molested the girl.
FAMILY SUES PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER FATAL ASTHMA ATTACK
The wrongful-death lawsuit says 12-year-old Laporshia Massey remained at school despite complaining about breathing problems one day last September. The girl died after she was driven home by a staff member from a school that did not have a nurse.
HIGHMARK SUING UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER OVER CANCER DRUG BILLING
The Pittsburgh-based insurer says UPMC has overbilled Highmark by $300 million over the last four years, by charging a higher fee when cancer drugs are administered in outpatient clinics instead of doctor's offices. UPMC says Highmark agreed to the payment schedule and isn't supposed to sue under an earlier legal agreement between both medical systems.
RIBBON-CUTTING MARKS REDEVELOPMENT OF PARK NEAR PHILADELPHIA CITY HALL
Dilworth Park has undergone a $55 million renovation that includes a lawn, trees, a water fountain, and — in the winter — and ice rink.