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Council votes for resolution supporting Marsy’s Law, a proposed crime-victim rights amendment

Conservation work in need of funding

12 of Pa.’s urban school superintendents: Harrisburg should do more to help our students | Opinion

Nuclear bailout is a terrible deal for electricity customers | Opinion

PIAA funding comes from public dollars


Amazon workers around the world are listening to what you tell Alexa

Turkey Hill coming to Blackman and 309; Chick-fil-A work to start this month


Woman caught after taunting sheriff’s office on Facebook

Radnor’s murder problem, and the uphill fight to stop violence against women | Will Bunch

Test examiner at LCCC charged with tampering records

Woman shot, paraylzed in W-B robbery among those charged for January robbery in Blakely

Scranton firefighter under investigation for DUI after Moosic wreck that injured 4

8 suspected members of Reading gang The Sevens facing federal sex-trafficking charges


Glen Mills Schools, state officials sued by national legal center over abuse, failing to educate

Kiski Area might provide free after-school meals for students

Fast money and loose change: Kids get after-school lessons on cash

Bullying, then a drive-by shooting: Family says middle-school taunts went too far

Riverview may curtail programs, raise taxes to plug 2019-20 budget hole

I-LEAD Charter School in Reading is not tax-exempt, court rules

Rap legend Chuck D, Trayvon Martin’s mom to speak at Cal U

Lehigh University offers early retirement program to 270 employees


Bernie Sanders to speak at nurses’ convention

Joe Biden early top pick for Pennsylvania Democrats, Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll shows

Health Care

State to hold hearing on UPMC projects; 2 in Westmoreland

Geographic spread of flu in Pa. has shrunk, state says

Local News

Elimination of WB residency requirement for unions sparks debate

Decision to drop residency requirement draws criticism

W-B adds to police vehicle fleet

Five children removed from “deplorable” house in Hazleton

Diocese of Scranton: Beware of fake priest text scam

Get politics out of county stadium box

City council tables parade ordinance

3rd recycling event set for Lower Burrell

Reading Police Department to test body cameras on about 15 officers

Commissioners will release some information related to sale of Berks Heim

Northumberland County agrees to pay $363,400 to settle caseworkers’ OT pay suit

National News

Ohio governor signs ban on abortion after 1st heartbeat


One year later: A timeline of controversy and progress since the Starbucks arrests seen ’round the world

A year after Starbucks arrests, Philly still needs a better response to racist surveillance | Opinion

Why this ex-chef’s pastime is cleaning Philly parks of needles | Helen Ubiñas

Safest bicycle lanes are those with physical barriers

Philadelphia drivers’ lawsuit a risk to Uber as tech giant prepares to go public

As Biden, Bush headline opioid panel at Penn, Kenney talks supervised injection sites

Philly controller subpoenas city elections officials over voting machine decision

John Street endorses Williams in mayoral primary derby

3 dead, including a shop owner, in separate Philly shootings

Developer Blumenfeld targets July for North Broad Street office-and-apartment tower groundbreaking

Execs at Kenny Gamble’s charter school operator implicated in federal bribery probe

Newspaper’s bid for Philadelphia mayor’s texts thwarted

Wawa to debut a hoagie created by Brian Dawkins and a tiny Philly store with a walk-up window

Trump’s sister retires as federal judge in Philadelphia amid reported probe of family finances

Bedbug infestation closes Southwest Philadelphia charter school

‘It’s a game-changer’: Booming Brewerytown gets its first bank in over 30 years

Philly by the numbers: 10 years after Pew’s first city-wide progress report, here’s what has changed | Opinion


After transit group’s urging, Gov. Wolf replaces Port Authority board member

DA says not yet to private criminal complaints against gun-controlling city officials

Central Pa. leaders, residents speak out about Pittsburgh gun ban

WATCH: Body cam footage shows incident that led to Chelsa Wagner felony charge

Allegheny County Jail inmate dies days after suicide attempt

CCAC South cuts ribbon on new Film Center

Pittsburgh hip-hop scene rallies for family of Antwon Rose II

Six injured in crash involving Port Authority bus near Andy Warhol Museum

URA approves loan for Squirrel Hill affordable housing and development

Convention center work stalls over ‘paltry’ minority-, women-owned business participation

Illegal gun control: By flouting state law, city is helping the NRA

State News

Tradition of the hunt: Will Saturday deer opener harm camp camaraderie?

2 Southwestern Pennsylvania active-shooter incidents make FBI’s 2018 list

3 fallen Marines with ties to Pa. honored with flags flown at half-staff

Auditor General: Number of untested rape kits in Pennsylvania decreased by nearly 90%

Auditor General praises dwindling rape kit backlog

As crime labs prioritize rape kit testing across Pa., backlog drops by 90 percent

Small earthquakes shake Blue Marsh area

A Reading baby formula factory plans to use milk from Pennsylvania’s cows; the move could have a major statewide impact on the dairy industry

Reeling from 2018 rainfall, Pa. farmers offered emergency USDA loan

Editorial: Kernsville Dam removal is best course of action

ACLU accuses Pa. State Police of racial profiling over traffic stop of Latino motorist


Maidencreek supervisors concerned about upcoming bridge closure

Shillington OKs participation in state’s Buckle Up Project

Gas prices could be significantly higher in Allegheny County this summer


White House considered releasing migrants in ‘sanctuary cities’

White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities

Two U.S. senators request PBM pricing inquiry, citing Pennsylvania and Ohio Medicaid programs

Joyce heading to southern border

Battle for Boeing: Go get ’em, Mary Grrrrrrrr-ay

Houlahan votes for bill aimed at protecting women