This photo provided by the Chester County, Pa., District Attorney's Office shows escaped prisoner Danelo Cavalcante. Cavalcante, who was recently convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, escaped Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, from a suburban Philadelphia prison and prosecutors say he is also wanted in his native Brazil in a separate slaying. (Chester County District Attorney's Office via AP)
Escaped Murderer Danelo Cavalcante Has Been Captured

State police announced Cavalcante's capture on social media around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, as the search entered its 14th day. A news conference announcing details is planned for 9:30 a.m.

Law enforcement officers gather as they search for escaped convict Danelo Cavalcante in Glenmoore, Pa., Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Police Defend Strategy in Manhunt for Danelo Cavalcante as They Pursue Him in South Coventry Township

Danelo Cavalcante escaped from Chester County Prison nearly two weeks ago. Authorities believe he is armed and likely still in South Coventry Township.

A law enforcement officer checks his weapon as the search for escaped convict Danelo Cavalcante continues in Glenmoore, Pa., Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Police: Escaped Murderer Danelo Cavalcante Tried to Contact Former Co-Workers in Chester County

According to state police, Danelo Cavalcante stole a van, drove to the Phoenixville area, and attempted to contact two former co-workers over the weekend.

This image released by Pennsylvania State Police shows escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante spotted in Phoenixville, Pa., on Sunday, Sept. 10. (Pennsylvania State Police).
Police: Danelo Cavalcante Has Changed His Appearance, Spotted Near Phoenixville

According to state police, escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante was spotted overnight Sunday, about 13 miles from where he was last seen in Chester County.

Democrats Keep House Majority as Heather Boyd Wins Special Election

Heather Boyd won her Delaware County special election for the 163rd House District. Her victory allows Democrats to keep their  102-101 majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, speaks on the Pennsylvania House floor, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Joanna McClinton Becomes First Female Speaker of Pennsylvania House

In a surprising twist, Rep. Mark Rozzi resigns as speaker and voices his support for Rep. Joanna McClinton who is elected to the position by the new Democratic majority.

This photo provided by Monroe County (Pa.) Correctional Facility shows Bryan Kohberger. Arrest paperwork filed by Pennsylvania State Police in Monroe County Court, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, said Kohberger, 28, was being held for extradition in a criminal homicide investigation in the killings of four University of Idaho students, based on an active arrest warrant for first degree murder issued by the Moscow Police Department and Latah County Prosecutor’s Office. (Monroe County (Pa.) Correctional Facility via AP)
Suspect in Deaths of Idaho Students Arrested in Pennsylvania

A suspect in the killings of four University of Idaho students was arrested in Monroe County on a first degree murder warrant.