Here's hoping the next breaking news item in LukeWatch 2013 doesn't put poor Breakfast Sausage out of date before it's even finished being written...
2. On the same note, police officials aren't releasing details on their search to replace former Police Chief Nate Harper, who resigned under fire amid an ongoing investigation into department finances. We're assuming "MUST NOT BE UNDER FEDERAL INVESTIGATION" was printed in capital letters on the application form.
3. Speaking of another prominent replacement search, U.S. cardinals are vague about who is the front-runner to replace retired Pope Benedict XVI. Ann Rodgers, Our Woman in Rome, spoke to a few folks with Western Pa. roots. We're mostly still in shock that the pope has a helicopter.
4. A state report shows 62 percent of Pittsburgh prisoners will commit another crime, higher than the state average. New guidelines will require community correctional facilities to beat that number, but the report gave little insight into the effectiveness of existing programs.
5. And so it begins... Luke is out.