5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:

JURORS DELIBERATE FOR SECOND DAY IN DOUBLE-MURDER TRIAL OF MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY BURIED VICTIMS IN YARD

Prosecutors allege Hugo Selenski killed a drug-dealing pharmacist and his girlfriend in a plot to rob the pharmacist of tens of thousands of dollars from an illegal prescription drug ring. That happened in 2002, a year before the bodies were found in Selenski’s yard near Wilkes-Barre.

STATE POLICE CORPORAL CHARGED WITH RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR FATAIL TRAINING SHOOTING

Police say Cpl. Richard Schroeter pulled the trigger on his firearm while discussing the weapon’s mechanism during a training session in September. The gunshot killed 26-year-old Trooper David Kedra.

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE PLANS ANOTHER BILL TO PRIVATIZE STATE LIQUOR STORES

Republicans say the sale could generate $1 billion to help balance the 2015-16 state budget. But Gov. Tom Wolf favors reforming the state store system including expanding Sunday sales and making the stores more convenient the competitive for consumers.

JOE MUSN’T GO …

A Quinnipiac University poll says Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly want Penn State to put back a statue of former football coach Joe Paterno that was removed after Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction.

… AND THE STEELERS SAY BIG BEN MUST STAY

Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert says negotiations have begun on a contract extension to keep two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the team for the rest of his career. Roethlisberger turns 33 next month and is entering the final year of an eight-year contract.

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