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State senators weigh in on latest push to expand help for victims of childhood sex abuse

From Scranton Prep to Harrisburg, new state rep Bridget Kosierowski shares path to politics

Bill would begin to mandate testing in radon-dense Pa.

Butt out: Pittsburgh doesn’t need Daryl Metcalfe’s input on guns

Plan would boost pay in 6 Erie County school districts

Boost teacher minimum pay

Raising minimum salaries for PA teachers

A Boalsburg woman died last year after taking kratom. Should it be banned in Pa.?

Bernstine takes the baton from Christiana on reforming Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Act

Panel passes Ward bill on wedding venues

Legislators should not allow nurses to act as physicians | Opinion

Editorial: Let candidates for governor choose running mate


Mariner East 2 pipeline draw heat at Haverford hearing

Our view: Erie Coke must be held accountable


Clothing-as-currency allegations shed light on county prison garb

Activist and attorney urges hope and help for the condemned

‘No ongoing concern for public safety,’ Allentown police say following nightclub shooting

Drug treatment group expands to 4 more Lehigh Valley police departments


$2.6M in grants announced for teacher-related programs

MONDAY UPDATE: Abington Heights teachers’ salary schedule settled

World War II vet, 94, gets high school diploma

Reading School Board candidates voice their opinions on I-LEAD, other district issues

Harrisburg School District considers rehiring controversial attorney as solicitor

Boko Haram stalled her education. Five years later, she’s starting over in central Pa.

Erie’s Penn State Behrend plans $6.3 million project


Both major parties lacking in foot soldiers in Berks

Health Care

A significant doctor shortage is expected by 2030, especially among general practitioners—-especially-general-praticioners

Local News

County Notebook: Luzerne County recreation grants awarded

Volunteers clean up neglected baseball field in Parsons Park

Overnight storm knocks out power for thousands

Scranton homeowners and city again face off over Airbnb rentals

Lackawanna County commissioners approve anti-political firing policy

For #TrashTag founders, cleaning up is a lifestyle, not an event

Public hearing scheduled to discuss flood plan for Westmoreland County

Prep work underway for Freeport sewer project

Laney’s Fashionista 5K draws more than 500 to West Reading

YMCA of Bucks County announces expanded prgrams, services


Gun violence in Philly: ‘An everyday mass shooting,’ Temple study finds

This city-run nonprofit has been handing out millions of your dollars — without any oversight

Repeal the tax abatement, rent control: Here’s what Council candidates say they’d do first

Mail for the homeless: A local lifeline for people off the grid

Tornado warnings startle sleeping Philadelphia area

Why we should worry about the future of history — and the institutions that house it | Editorial


Ground broken for Wightman Park renovation in Squirrel Hill

Mayor working on nonprofit fund, but deal still out of reach for now

Police: 26 bullets fired in Fairywood, striking 3 parked cars


Redistricting panel has monstrous task

State News

Former wrestling champion from Canon-Mac shot by police multiple times

Where will the nuclear waste go after Three Mile Island shuts down?

New Kensington fire shows importance of renters insurance

Numbers shrink at immigration facility in Bern Township

Prayers for detainees at Berks County Residential Center

Don’t put water at risk for pipelines

Cops violated central Pa. man’s rights when they searched his garage without a warrant, state court rules

Unredacted report: Even after Sara Packer admitted to three-way sex with older foster daughter, Grace was returned to her


North Walnut Street closed due to mine subsidence, authorities say


Bernie Sanders caps battleground tour with criticism of Trump, vow to ‘bring people together’

Bernie Sanders brings his presidential campaign to Pittsburgh

Some Democrats beginning state campaigns for president

Pelosi asks for extra security for Ilhan Omar after Trump tweet

Democrats take aim at Miller as questions persist about ‘sanctuary city’ targeting

Congress is not ‘smart enough’ to examine Trump’s tax returns, Sarah Sanders says

Barletta honored for ‘fundamental change’ to disaster recovery efforts

World News

A measles outbreak in Madagascar has killed over 1,200