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Pa. legislators looking to reform police procedures

Lawmakers hope to change Pennsylvania’s rules on police shootings

PA’s Legislative Black Caucus wants to improve police, community relations

Battle flares over proposal to add state oversight to airport authority board

State Sen. Vogel seeking delay in emissions equipment upgrade mandate

Local lawmakers take aim at measures to improve environment

Olympic medal winners could keep their winnings all to themselves

Minors could perform music in Pa. bars under bill that won state House approval

100 protesters call for gerrymandering fixes

Klunk reintroduces ban on Down syndrome-based abortions

Let nurse practitioners expand access


Governor backs Shapiro’s efforts in UPMC-Highmark dispute, even as key departments stay on sidelines

Sen. Casey throws supports behind Gov. Wolf’s Restore PA plan


Lawsuits filed over coke pollution include class action on Clairton

Deemer’s Discount Groceries opens on Coal Street in WB


Clairton police charge 18 juveniles, one adult after violent protest

Alleged bad cop granted bail reduction; civil case stayed

Police: Motorcyclist tried to run down state trooper near Fort Pitt Tunnel

New Kensington police crack down on speeding

Police: Wrestler was shot by officers after he attacked his mother with sword, gun

More than 70 drivers cited in speed details on Routes 222 and 61


Equity advocates criticize Wolf’s plan to boost teacher salaries in Pa.

Deer Lakes school board member resigns citing problems with leadership

Hazleton Area School District has no plan yet for changes


Berks County faces shortage of poll workers


Rivers Casino’s $12M leads sharp uptick in Pa. sports betting in March

Health Care

Uniontown Hospital delays $32 million campus upgrade as it struggles with UPMC’s departure

Local News

Penalties temporarily waived for unpaid residential stormwater bills

New deadline issued for stormwater bills

Red Cross honors everyday heroes for extraordinary courage

Three-wheeling to a dream come true

Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority close to securing mortgage for garage purchase

National Weather Service confirms tornado in Lackawanna County

Basalyga’s vacant Scranton factory to become apartments

Another water line plan pitched for Tresckow

Schuylkill County, SWIC join to aid crime victims

Harrison commissioners may cut back to 1 meeting per month

After 11 years of ‘delays and setbacks,’ developer Carl Dranoff unveils apartment building in Ardmore

Falls Twp. schedules vote on controversial wastewater plant–20190417.html

Reading Area Water Authority happy Birdsboro power plant is starting up

Editorial: County belatedly comes out in favor of transparency

UGI announces natural gas line work in 21 Lehigh Valley neighborhoods


Fetterman hears support to legalize recreational marijuana in State College

Chester County residents offer views on legalizing recreational marijuana

National News

Denver-area schools closed as FBI searches for armed woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine shooting

Charlotte officials release video of a police shooting that sparked demonstrations

Pregnant women less likely to get depression treatment, may turn to substance use, study finds

Natural Gas

Washington Township OKs another gas well near Beaver Run Reservoir

Opioid Crisis

In year 2 of ‘war on opioids,’ Highmark touts lower prescribing, takes on stigma

How repealing Obamacare could worsen the opioid crisis | Opinion


When it comes to putting women in charge, the Sixers are way ahead of the game

Philly’s 2020 assessments are out. Here’s how to calculate your new tax bill.

Driver runs down pedestrians in North Philly

Layoffs at the Historical Society have been a long time coming

Mastery Charter Schools suspended 13-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted, suit says

8 hurt in crash involving SEPTA bus, 2 other vehicles

Philly’s street cleaning pilot has launched in these 6 neighborhoods

Lawyers argue ex-Philly cop Ryan Pownall can’t get a fair trial in front of a city jury

In Philly, are we comfortable with doing ‘just okay’? | Editorial

Scam or sheriff’s sale? When a man with a badge shows up asking for property taxes. | Solomon Jones

A week away from the mayor brings fresh perspective | Stu Bykofsky


PWSA continues adding lead-reducing chemical to lead water lines

City online permitting portal to launch this summer

Convention Center terrace work gets go ahead after minority participation increased

Picklesburgh 2019 to expand beyond Roberto Clemente Bridge

Double the dill: Picklesburgh food festival to expand

City Council approves settlement to man beaten by police officer outside Heinz Field

Pittsburgh can look forward to sunny days when ‘Sesame Street’ comes to town for festival in June

Pittsburgh losing two flights — at least temporarily — as Boeing 737 woes continue

Three Rivers Arts Festival announces details of 60th anniversary

State News

The giant rubber duck floats back to Erie this summer … with her baby

Danger, beauty, and grief at the end of Carbon County’s Glen Onoko Falls trail

State will close beautiful but dangerous Glen Onoko Falls trail May 1

Western Pa. gets a shout-out on ‘SNL’s’ Weekend Update

Shapiro visits West Pittston to discuss drug take-back

Washington County farm among the latest protected from non-agricultural uses

USDA revamps website to help farmers manage loans, hire workers


Train cars derail, spill trash in Wyomissing


Fox’s Sanders town hall is the most-watched candidate event in the race so far